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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the purpose of the welfare services of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints?

Official Answer

The purpose of Church welfare is to promote self-reliance and to care for and serve the poor and needy. For assistance, recipients are encouraged to work (when able) so that they are blessed and can bless the lives of others. Work is a guiding principle in the Church's welfare program.

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