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Light the World Giving Machine goes live in St. Augustine

ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla — After visits to New York’s Rockefeller Plaza and London’s Hyde Park in seasons past, the world-famous Light the World Mobile Giving Machine is set to open to the public in historic St. Augustine this Saturday 10 a.m. at Castillo Drive.

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These bright red vending machines work in reverse by giving people an opportunity to buy much-needed items for local and global charities. However, instead of buying the usual snack food that drops down to the bottom of the vending machine, people can select from a variety of worthy options benefitting those in need.

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The Light the World Mobile Giving Machine is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and provides an instant act of service for people looking to help those in their community and around the world. One hundred percent of all donations go directly to the participating charities.

For more information, please visit https://www.mobilegivingmachine.org

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