LDS Church Donates Money to Fight Measles

LDS Church Donates Money to Fight Measles


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(KSL News) -- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is donating three-million dollars to the American Red Cross to help fight the measles.

The Church is making that announcement tonight at the premiere of "Disease of the Wind", a documentary chronicling the plight of measles in Africa.

The gift will enable the "Measles Initiative" to continue to save lives by vaccinating three-million children throughout the upcoming year.

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