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Pago Pago Mormons Donate to 'Hope House' Charity

"The Pago Pago Central Stake donated three truckloads filled with household and toiletry products to Hope House at Fatuoaiga on Saturday," according to a report published this week on

"LDS National Public Affairs Officer Kalilimoku Hunt said the donation was part of a service project prepared by the Pago Pago Central Stake to help the staff care for the residents of Hope House."

"The donation was made by Pago Central Stake President Lotulelei as well as Bro. Galo, the Stake Director of Public Affairs, Sister Kelemete, the Stake Relief Society President and members of the Relief Society."

"Sister Faustina on behalf of Hope House and board of directors accepted the donation and thanked stake officials for their generosity."

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The donation was organized by women from the Church’s Relief Society organization from the seven congregations of the Pago Pago Central Stake.

Spearheaded by the Stake Relief Society President, Tulili Kelemete, the Latter-day Saint women from the seven congregations put together close to four truckloads of products for the use of Hope House residents.

Together with President Lotulelei, the LDS National Public Affairs Director, Kalili Hunt, presented the donation to Sister Faustina, who is currently managing Hope House. 

"We are so grateful for the wonderful donation,” Sister Faustina said, on behalf of Hope House. “Words cannot express how blessed we are.”

There are 19 residents living in the charitable facility, including 13 elderly men and women, and six children and youth.

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