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2010 Mormon church welfare statistics

Published: Sunday, April 3 2011 5:17 p.m. MDT

Days of labor donated to church welfare facilities — 777,381

Employment and training placements — 168,713

Total number of:

Storehouses — 143

Home storage centers — 102

Production projects — 54

Processing facilities — 23

Storage and distribution facilities — 36

Employment resource centers — 326

Deseret Industries thrift stores — 43

LDS Family Services offices — 79

Number of missionaries service in Welfare Services — 8,583

Examples of missionary assignments: managing employment center, teaching English as a second language, teaching marriage and parenting skills, improving agricultural and medical practices, distributing clothing, supervising welfare projects and missionaries.

Number of major disaster assistance efforts (1985-2010) — 201

Recent examples of relief aid: 2010 Haiti earthquake, 2010 Chile earthquake, 2010 Pakistan flooding, 2009 Samoa tsunami, 2009 Philippines typhoon, 2009 Indonesia earthquake, 2008 Ethiopia famine, 2007 Peru earthquake.

Humanitarian assistance rendered (1985-2010) — $1.3 billion

Countries and territories served — 178

Food — 63,377 tons

Medical supplies — 14,345 tons

Clothing — 93,196 tons

Hygiene, newborn and school kits — 11.1 million

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