LDS Charities of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints gave a $1.8 million donation to the American Red Cross Thursday from the proceeds of “Meet the Mormons,” a film the Church released last October. Gary E. Stevenson, the Church’s presiding bishop, presented the check to Cliff Holtz, president of Humanitarian Services of the American Red Cross, at an event in Salt Lake City.
“Because of this long-standing relationship [with the American Red Cross],” said Bishop Stevenson, “it was decided that when ‘Meet the Mormons’ was released we would take the net proceeds of the movie and give it to the American Red Cross.
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