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Relief Society

Relief Society
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Organization information
Motto"Charity never faileth"
FormationMarch 17, 1842
TypeNon-profit
Purposegospel instruction, women's/familial support, humanitarian aid
HeadquartersSalt Lake City, Utah, USA
Membership6 million women in over 170 countries.
General PresidentJulie B. Beck
Parent organizationThe Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

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The Relief Society (RS) is a philanthropic and educational women's organization and an official auxiliary of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church). It was founded in 1842 in Nauvoo, Illinois, USA and has approximately 6 million members in over 170 countries and territories. The Relief Society is often referred to by the church and others as "one of the oldest and largest women's organizations in the world."

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Huntington's Auto Finance Business Donates $100000 to Red Cross - Business Wire (press release) Tweet this news
Business Wire (press release)--COLUMBUS, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Huntington's (NASDAQ: HBAN; www.huntington.com) Auto Finance business has donated $100000 to the Japanese Red Cross -Society- to support -relief- efforts for those affected by the recent - Date : Tue, 16 Aug 2011 20:56:11 GMT+00:00
Janet Louise Shelley Lindsay - Daily Herald Tweet this news
Daily Herald--Janet served in many callings in the LDS Church including -Relief Society- President and Stake -Relief Society- President. Janet is survived by her husband Gean Lindsay and by 5 children, Debra Slade (Bryant), Vickie Francis (William), Sherr - Date : Wed, 20 Apr 2011 17:16:31 GMT+00:00
Elva Roundy Payne - Daily Herald Tweet this news
Daily Herald--She was a member of the LDS church and had been active in auxiliaries of the church having served in presidencies of both the -Relief Society- and Primary. She also served on Stake Boards for the Primary and Sunday School. She had been a Mis - Date : Thu, 21 Apr 2011 08:16:47 GMT+00:00
4th Annual Charity Golf Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society - Southern Maryland Online Tweet this news
Southern Maryland Online--The Fourth Annual Charity Golf Open to Support the Navy-Marine Corps -Relief Society- Golf is scheduled for April, 15, 2011 at Cedar Point Golf Course, Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Maryland. Check-in begins at 8:00 am with 8 - Date : Wed, 13 Apr 2011 23:58:42 GMT+00:00
Civil War Medicine, Part 2 of 2 - The Newark Advocate Tweet this news
The Newark Advocate--11. The Sanitary Commission, a civilian-organized soldiers' -relief society- that set the pattern for the development of the American Red Cross, was formed. 12. Sanitary Fairs for raising monies for relief of the sick and wounded - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:01:41 GMT+00:00
Jean Johnson - St. George Daily Spectrum Tweet this news
St. George Daily Spectrum--She served twice as a counselor in the Young Women's Organization, three times as -Relief Society- counselor and President of the -Relief Society- and the Primary. She was always a faithful visiting teacher. Her family was - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 11:11:59 GMT+00:00
Small community, big impact - Blue Mountain Eagle Tweet this news
Blue Mountain Eagle--Henry received a Community Spirit Award in behalf of the -Relief Society- organization. Posted: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 11:40 am | Updated: 2:12 pm, Wed Apr 6, 2011. A roomful of American Red Cross workers listed these two words as t - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 19:03:01 GMT+00:00
Help Offered For Military Families In Case Of Shutdown - KGTV San Diego Tweet this news
KGTV San Diego--The Navy Marine Corps -Relief Society-, which is located on military bases throughout San Diego, is stepping up to help. The organization is offering no interest loans of $600 for families and $300 for single sailors and Marines. ... - Date : Sat, 09 Apr 2011 01:17:29 GMT+00:00
Thumbs up, thumbs down - The Coloradoan Tweet this news
The Coloradoan--"Pathways Hospice gives a very grateful thumbs-up to Melody Andrews and the Church of Latter-day Saints -Relief Society- Organization. Two hundred and fifty women from nine wards of the church, working with 40 sewing machines and - Date : Sat, 02 Apr 2011 11:13:17 GMT+00:00
Discovering the past through timeless photos - Deseret News Tweet this news
Deseret News--Clarence Kemp of Layton sent photographs of the dedication of the -Relief Society- Building in 1955. These are wonderful color images of that event. Kemp's grandmother was Belle Spafford President of -Relief Society-. In the weeks to co - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 03:01:31 GMT+00:00

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