Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Jamaica Red Cross awards Mormon Church for charity work

Sister Raia Richards-Peart collects a certificate of appreciation for the Arrington's (Humanitarians serving a mission in Jamaica) on behalf of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Jamaica.

Sister Raia Richards-Peart collects a certificate of appreciation for the Arrington's (Humanitarians serving a mission in Jamaica) on behalf of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Jamaica.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Jamaica was awarded a Humanitarian Services Award from the Jamaica Red Cross (JRC) in recognition of the invaluable contribution made by the church to the JRC's Emergency Response and Youth Development Services.

The presentation was made during the JRC's Bi-ennial General Service held at the National Police Academy of Jamaica, on March 30, 2019.

In a press release, the church said the award was as a result of services rendered through its humanitarian department, LDS Charities, at the JRC School of Transformation in Central Village, Spanish Town and also in Clarendon.

During the meeting, the church's Mission President for Kingston, Fred Parker presented a copy of the "The Family: A Proclamation to the World" to Dr Dennis Edwards, President of the Jamaica Red Cross.

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