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Latter-day Saint Young Adults from South Africa Give Service on Mandela Day

Bula Mahlo Orphanage in Tembisa Receive Blankets

Nelson Mandela fought for social justice for 67 years. The foundation suggests starting with  just 67 minutes be given in service.

By November, 2009 the United Nations General assembly formally declared July 18 to be "Nelson Mandela International Day"[1]

The young adults collected blankets for the orphanage previously and handed them out July 16, 2016.  Also, they took supplies to help the children make and race cars, and played various games.  Being mormons,  these young adults have been taught that service given as Jesus Christ did brings joy.  Many smiles were given and recieved this day.

1. "UN gives backing to 'Mandela Day'". BBC News. 11 November 2009. Retrieved 16 November 2009

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