News Release

Church Gives Fiji Charity a Lift with a New Vehicle

Young people who are served by Fiji’s “Homes of Hope” charity will enjoy greater mobility after a new Toyota Hilux Ute was donated today by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

The vehicle will be used to transport young mothers and children to medical and other appointments while they are being cared for by Homes of Hope staff.

Homes of Hope has provided a safe place for over one thousand girls and young women in vulnerable situations since the organisation was founded.

“We want every girl and young woman at Homes of Hope, and every girl and young woman in Fiji, to know that God knows them and loves them. We are here today to offer our support on behalf of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints,” said Elder Peter F. Meurs, Pacific Area President of the Church.

Sister Amy A. Wright, of the Church’s Primary General Presidency, added, “We have the privilege of meeting with children, youth, and young adults throughout the world. They are a rising generation full of great capacity and potential. We love them and honour our sacred responsibility to nurture and care for them so they can build lives filled with hope and happiness.”


Over the weekend Church leaders made other donations to Fiji charities, including personal care packages, on behalf of the Church and its members.

Donations like these by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are made possible due to charitable giving of members and friends of the Church around the world.

The Church of Jesus Christ works with governments, charities, and others to alleviate suffering and promote self-reliance in Fiji and globally.

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