Monday, October 09, 2006

Mormon Church is donatesf food and medical supplies to Lebanon

SALT LAKE CITY _ The Mormon Church is donating three months of food and medical supplies to aid humanitarian relief efforts in Lebanon.

Church officials say around 800-thousand people have been displaced, injured or otherwise affected by the violence.A planeload or powdered milk, baby formula, hygiene kits and medical supplies will depart Salt Lake City on August first.The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is also donating 50-thousand dollars to meet the increased demand in blood donation services, ambulance response and other family needs in Israel.

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