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The response of Samaritan’s Purse in Liberia to the Ebola outbreak is building. Epidemiologist, Dr. Tom Wood, talks about how Samaritan’s Purse is now the lead agency in Liberia combatting this epidemic and is facilitating two case management centers of this deadly disease.
Travel with a doctor from Arizona into the wilds of the Papua New Guinea jungle to bring medicine and the Gospel. This trailer for an upcoming 30-minute documentary from Samaritan's Purse gives you a glimpse into this adventure of a lifetime.
Families and friends join together with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers to help their town recover from the twin tornadoes that ripped through Pilger, Nebraska. See how this outpouring of support renews one homeowner’s faith.
When deadly tornadoes ripped through the small town of Pilger, Nebraska, Juliana Savage feared the worst for her family. As Samaritan’s Purse volunteer teams work to help the Savages sort through the rubble of their tragedy, Juliana recounts the incredible story of her family’s survival.
Through The Greatest Journey, children in Georgia are learning that they are not forgotten. They are experiencing the love of their Heavenly Father. The Greatest Journey is a twelve- week discipleship program for children around the world.
“You never think it can happen to you.” See how people come from across the nation to help bring a community, devastated by tornadoes, hope for a better day. Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief teams stand ready to respond and serve those in need in the wake of a disaster.
Illness, famine, disasters and spreading the Gospel to those who need it most-- watch this overview of Samaritan's Purse and all our programs
Nearly 20,000 people have fled their home in South Sudan in search of safety. They have experienced the unimaginable. Samaritan’s Purse is committed to helping these refugees. In this video, see glimpses of God’s grace to these people.
Meet Brady. He hopped on a plane as soon as Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines because he felt called to work with Samaritan's Purse to help victims in Jesus' Name. Watch as he shares his heart and hope for not just the healing of the Filipino people, but for Christians everywhere to serve their neighbors.
Imagine fleeing in the dark of night with six children in a little boat; only three of them make it across the Nile. More than one million innocent victims have been forced from their homes because of fighting in South Sudan. Despite the tragedy, their hearts beat with new hope. Through the ministry of Samaritan’s Purse, meeting physical and spiritual needs, many are coming to know him as their Savior.
A four year-old girl’s life was saved from a tornado when Ruth Bennett used her body as a shield. Ruth's family trusts that what happened next was part of God's plan. Despite the bittersweet outcome, Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers in Louisville, Mississippi were able to lend a helping hand to her family during this difficult time.
Watch as a homeowner affected by the tornado in Louisville, Mississippi is amazed at how volunteers come to help her from all over the country and how some even include her former PE students.
A homeowner finds comfort after a Samaritan's Purse volunteer discovers a special item under the rubble of his home
Samaritan's Purse teams are on the ground in Mayflower, Arkansas as we begin our disaster relief response. We are also currently setting up responses in Mississippi and Kansas. Please join us in prayer. CLICK HERE for more information on how to get involved.
Veterans reunite with Operation Heal Our Patriots in Asheville, NC at the Billy Graham Training Center. Visit Operation Heal Our Patriots
A Filipino woman who received an Operation Christmas Child gift when she was young passes out boxes to children affected by Typhoon Haiyan
Syrian refugees fled their homes, leaving all they had behind to save themselves and their families. Samaritan's Purse is on the ground supplying Operation Christmas Child gifts for children, heaters for families, life-saving food and more. http://www.samaritanspurse.org
From the depths of the Hewa tribe comes a call for Gospel of Jesus Christ. The people of Hewa are caught in a destructive web of ancestral beliefs and tribal practices, and the only way out is through Jesus Christ.
In Uganda, there are still many areas with limited access to clean water. Samaritan’s Purse is working to help provide water, sanitation, and health and hygiene training to those in need.
Twin tornadoes ripped through northeast Nebraska, wrecking the little town of Pilger and causing devastation in neighboring farming communities. See how Samaritan’s Purse disaster relief teams are responding to help those in need.
Behind the giggles and songs of Andrea and her siblings, there is a darkness that dwells in her home. The darkness of addiction, abuse and despair is an unwelcome inhabitant there. Watch this video and find out why Andrea says, "Now I can face life and the challenges it brings me in the way that David from the Bible did against Goliath."
Every year, Operation Christmas Child delivers millions of shoebox gifts to children around the world. Shining the light of the the Gospel of Jesus Christ to children affected by war, poverty, disease and natural disaster, shoebox gifts are fueled by the power of prayer, bringing Good News and Great Joy to the ends of the earth!
Sergeant Jeremiah Marcum joined the Marine Corp after 9/11 and deployed several times until he was hit by an IED one Christmas Eve. Jeremiah and his wife Janice attended Operation Heal Our Patriots in 2013 after hitting "rock bottom." He is now retiring as an active duty Marine and takes a moment to reflect and share his story of how God changed his life and his family.
Watch how volunteers skilled in operating heavy machinery use their abilities to serve tornado victims in Jesus' Name.
Samaritan's Purse begins work in Baxter Springs to help homeowners pick up the pieces after many of their homes are destroyed or damaged by a tornado.
Watch as churches around the world connect through Operation Christmas Child, working together as the body of Christ. Be part of impacting the lives of children everywhere by packing a shoe box gift for a child in need.
Samaritan's Purse purchases a gift shop for a church in Nome, Alaska and volunteers transform it into a youth center. This remote Alaskan community has an especially high suicide rate among adolescents. CLICK HERE to read more about this incredible project. To donate to our Alaska projects, CLICK HERE.
Join Franklin Graham and his daughter, Cissie Graham Lynch, as they discuss the importance of this biblical landmark in Israel and the impact the story of the Good Samaritan has on Christians today.
In the face of war and fleeing refugees, the Samaritan's Purse hospital in Maban has reached capacity. Now we're building additions to offer healing and hope to the influx of lost people. South Sudanese refugees are fleeing their homes due to violence. The needs among these people are great, especially in the area of medical care. Samaritan's Purse is constructing new additions to our hospital near a refugee camp where medical professionals and volunteers will not only help care for hurting people, but also share the healing power and truth behind the Gospel. http://www.samaritanspurse.org
Watch as Samaritan's Purse participate in Alaska Shield, a disaster simulation that will help our organization and the state to be ready to respond when catastrophe strikes. Volunteers from all over participated in Alaska Shield to help Samaritan's Purse and state emergency management personnel practice their disaster relief response skills that will be needed when disaster strikes. To simulate the disaster, actors wore fake wounds as they let medical and emergency officials at a mobile field hospital practice the procedures they use in high-pressure situations. For more information on the types of emergency relief Samaritan's Purse provides all over the world, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org
Watch to see a special message from women in rural Cambodia whose lives will be changed thanks to your generous support of our 10 Days for M'dai campaign. Because of donations from people like you during our campaign to help restore the joy of motherhood, Samaritan's Purse was able to raise more than $300,000 for our maternal and child health programs in Cambodia. This money will help provide resources and training for women so they can have healthy pregnancies and raise strong children while also learning about the love of Jesus Christ. http://www.samaritanspurse.org
The Children’s Heart Project of Samaritan's Purse celebrated the milestone of providing heart surgery for 1,000 children since the program began 17 years ago. This project continues to work in the hearts of children, families, and communities around the globe- physically and spiritually.
Watch as the Children's Heart Project reaches an amazing milestone of healing children's hearts, both physically and spiritually. Watch as the Children's Heart Project reaches the milestone of helping the 1,000th child with a heart defect, and learn how you can help bring more to North America for life-saving surgery. The Children Heart Project recently brought the 1,000th child to North America to receive life-saving heart surgery. Join us in celebrating this amazing milestone and watch to see the history of this incredible program. http://www.samaritanspurse.org "Healing 1,000 Hearts" Nomin was supposed to leave for Minnesota in a little more than a week for surgery to repair her heart defect. But now it looked like maybe that wouldn’t happen anymore. The little girl was sick. Her father had to get her to the hospital, a few miles away from their ger on the top of a hill, without a vehicle. He bundled both of them as tightly as possible in warm coats and carried Nomin out into the frigid Mongolian day. Tumurhkuu had to take his 4-year-old daughter down a long dirt road on the side of a mountain and through the city to reach the hospital. There was no other option. Click here to read the rest of Nomin's journey and how she became the 1,000 child to receive life-saving heart surgery through the Children's Heart Project. http://www.samaritanspurse.org/article/healing-for-1000-hearts/#donateBottom