Our disaster relief teams are still in Nepal providing emergency shelter, food, clean water, medical care, and meeting other urgent needs for victims of this terrible disaster.
Since 2003, God has used Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes and The Greatest Journey to open entire Fijian villages to the Good News. Pastor Waisea walks for hours to bring the love of Jesus to children across his island homeland.
Sergeant Carlos Evans (USMC, Ret.) lost both legs and his left hand in the line of duty. His life is proof that all things are possible with God. Operation Heal Our Patriots was honored to host Carlos and his wife Rose Marie in Alaska.
Tenwek Hospital performs 50% of all cardiac surgeries in Kenya. Our World Medical Mission doctors are saving precious lives in a region with few options for advanced medical care.
SPC Ken Doyle (US Army, Ret.) lost his arm to an IED that claimed the life of his team leader. Since that tragic day, Ken's severe TBI and PTSD have been constant companions in his marriage to Erica. Operation Heal Our Patriots helped them rekindle and strengthen their love for Christ and for each other.
Tribal war destroyed Nyankunde Hospital. More than 1,000 hospital staff and patients were brutally murdered. With the help of Samaritan's Purse World Medical Mission, this hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been fully restored and serves as a beacon of hope and healing in this region.
Staff Sergeant Todd King USAF, Ret. dedicated his life to serving his country. In 2004, a suicide bomb almost claimed his life, but God had other plans for Todd and his new bride, Laci. Operation Heal Our Patriots gave this special couple a much needed opportunity to reconnect and heal.
Thousands have fled Ukraine to escape conflict. Samaritan's Purse, the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and the Russian Orthodox Church have come alongside refugees with food and relief supplies.
Long deployments and hospital stays kept Sergeant Shane Zavodny (US Army, Ret.) and his wife, Christal, apart for much of their marriage. Operation Heal Our Patriots gave them the opportunity to find lasting peace.
Franklin Graham welcomes Greta Van Susteren and her husband John Coale to Port Alsworth, Alaska, for a special weekend with our veterans.
Couples dealing with the burdens of war come to Port Alsworth, Alaska, to be set free and embrace their marriages. Be encouraged by these military men and women who have bravely fought for our country.
Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers bring the Gospel in action first then words. Juan had lost hope waiting for relief to come when Samaritan's Purse volunteers arrived ready to work and share the love of Jesus Christ.
Samaritan's Purse worked alongside Christians in Gangala, Democratic Republic of Congo, whose church was burned by LRA rebels. Watch the celebration!
Thirty-one years of memories were swept away by the San Marcos floods. Samaritan's Purse volunteers and homeowners work together to cope and move forward.
One month after the first earthquake devastated Nepal, survivors still face many challenges finding food, shelter, and safe water. Watch how Samaritan's Purse is helping in Jesus' name.
Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers work alongside flooded residents in Wimberley, Texas. Homeowner, Alison Harla, describes escaping the rising water with minutes to spare.
Samaritan's Purse Portable Bible Schools are transforming hearts in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.
Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers arrive in San Marcos, Texas, to bring help and hope in the wake of devastating floods.
Several devastating earthquakes across Nepal have left families in critical need of help. Many are living in makeshift shelters or sleeping out in the open. Samaritan’s Purse is helping to meet this need by airlifting an additional 100 tons of supplies, primarily plastic sheeting used for shelter, to families in desperate need.
Our new mobile medical facilities enhance our ability to quickly respond to crisis at any scale, anywhere in the world. We are thankful for yet another tool to alleviate suffering and provide hope in Jesus' name.
Samaritan's Purse disaster relief teams responded quickly in the wake of a 7.8 magnitude earthquake that destroyed Kathmandu, Nepal, and surrounding areas on April 25, 2015. Get a glimpse from the front lines as survivors tell their stories and local volunteers work alongside us in spite of losing their homes.
When Luis's Operation Christmas Child shoebox contained the school supplies he so desperately needed, his mom knew it was an answer to their prayers.
Samaritan's Purse medical teams have set up a surgery unit in a local hospital and are reaching remote villages by helicopter.
Message from Franklin Graham: Samaritan's Purse response team and medical personnel are now on the ground in Kathmandu, Nepal, staging enough shelter, water and hygiene supplies to aid thousands of families in Jesus' name.
Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in northern Illinois, helping those who have lost much in the wake of an EF-4 tornado.
Labeled "deformed," "ugly" or "useless" at birth, South Sudanese children born with a cleft lip are often seen as a bad omen. Samaritan's Purse brings patients from remote villages to receive life-changing cleft lip and palate surgeries. For them, a new smile means a new name and hope for the future.
A brief look back at the deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia from our first response to recovery. Samaritan's Purse continues to work with communities to reduce the risk of another epidemic.
Take a look behind the scenes of Operation Heal Our Patriots and meet the people dedicated to creating a haven for veterans. Each summer, Operation Heal Our Patriots gives 150 military couples the opportunity to reconnect and heal in the Alaskan wilderness.
Coastal communities in the Philippines begin clean up sustained by food, clean water and temporary shelters from Samaritan's Purse.
Typhoon Hagupit completely devastated Samar, Philippines. Like many in coastal communities, all of their homes and possessions are either lost or buried in thick mud. Samaritan's Purse is providing water purification, shelter and food along with a message of hope.
Half the population of the Philippines was affected by Typhoon Hagupit. Many residents still rebuilding from Typhoon Yolanda have now lost everything. Samaritan's Purse is among the first to reach many of the coastal villages devastated by flooding.
We love our Operation Christmas Child volunteers! These dedicated shoebox packers know how to have fun while reaching millions of children every year. Join us! There is a place for everyone to serve!
Watch 60,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes being loaded to fly from Baltimore to Erbil! We can't wait to bring good news and great joy to children displaced by ISIS in Northern Iraq.
You can change lives all over the world by giving gifts in Jesus' name through the Samaritan's Purse catalog this Christmas season.
Samaritan's Purse brings shelter and clean water to Leyte, Philippines, where 80% of houses were destroyed by Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).
Samaritan's Purse mobilizes relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).
As Ebola infections continue to flare up across Liberia, Samaritan's Purse is sending courageous teams of health and hygiene workers into anxious communities to teach people how to protect themselves and prevent the spread of the deadly virus. Taya, our Ebola Program Manager, shares four ways God is answering prayers amid the crisis.