Thousands line up downtown to 'Light the World' with vending machines

Thousands line up downtown to 'Light the World' with vending machines (Photo: KUTV)

SALT LAKE CITY (KUTV) - Tens of thousands of people came downtown to the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City tonight to donate to those in need.

According to an LDS Church spokesperson Daniel Woodruff, "We are thrilled with the participation of thousands of people who have visited the Light the World vending machines in the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City. As of today the machines have logged 23,899 transactions totaling $469,085 in donations. We appreciate all those who have given selflessly this Christmas season to brighten the lives of people around the world."

Watch the story above to see how people can donate everything from chickens to goats!

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