You Can Now Buy Goats, Chickens, Shoes And More For People In Third World Countries… From A Vending Machine


charity vending machines
Photo credit: Spenser Heaps / Deseret News

A church in Salt Lake City has created the first-of-its-kind charity vending machines.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints has installed four vending machines in the corner of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building’s main lobby in downtown Salt Lake.

For $75, you can donate a goat that provides milk to a family in a third world country this Christmas. For $25, you can pay for two chickens.

It’s $20 for an eye exam or $5 for a pair of eyeglasses.

charity vending machines
Photo credit: Spenser Heaps / Deseret News

The vending machines, based on the scripture in Matthew 10:8, “Freely ye have received, freely give,” are part of the church’s “Light the World” initiative.

“The idea is…

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