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Young Mormons Gather Food for Hunger Relief Program

The Salvation Army and other agencies that provide food and other support to individuals and families going through hard times are reporting that demand for their services is increasing and donations are diminishing.

To help those who are struggling financially in Bellevue, more than 100 young members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently gathered groceries and donations on behalf of Northwest Harvest, a statewide hunger relief agency.

Mormon youth leader David Hancock told the Bellevue Reporter, “We do it in the summer because this is the time of year when Northwest Harvest’s shelves tend to be rather empty.”

Hancock added that it’s been a great opportunity for youth to do “something they feel good about.”

Latter-day Saint youth groups around the world regularly participate in community service projects such as this one.

To read the report in the Bellevue Reporter, click here.

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