02 August 2012

Indexing program changes lives at Idaho women's prison

Thanks to Thomas MacEntee for posting on FB this nice “feel good” story about a group that is working hard to help FamilySearch index records which benefits all of our genealogy research ...

POCATELLO, Idaho — Women in an Idaho state prison have been given the chance to help others who are in a very different place — a spiritual one.

For almost 20 years, the Pocatello Women’s Correctional Center has provided some of its inmates with the opportunity to index records in conjunction with the family history program of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Read the full article.

Do you know of a group that we wouldn’t normally associate with genealogy research who has similarly been involved with FamilySearch or WorldConnect or any indexing with a genealogical connection?  If so, why don’t you give them a shout out by posting a comment!

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