Samaritan’s Purse is responding to a catastrophic earthquake that struck Nepal. We will be providing shelter materials, clean water supplies, and hygiene and cooking kits.
Thanks to The Greatest Journey, Daniella now shares the Good News with other children in her community. Every Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift is an opportunity to touch a child with the love of God, and every Greatest Journey graduate is equipped to share that love with others!
Samaritan's Purse-supported schools in Vietnam provide an education for children who would otherwise be at risk for exploitation. Franklin Graham and Greta Van Susteren spent time encouraging staff and students at these schools during their recent trip to Southeast Asia.
Samaritan's Purse is expanding efforts to prevent the vicious cycle of human trafficking in Cambodia. Franklin Graham and Greta Van Susteren visit survivors of the modern slave trade.
Every day thousands of Cambodians cross the border into Thailand looking for work. 25% will be exploited--falling prey to labor and sex trafficking. Poverty and debt is usually the first step in luring victims into slavery. Samaritan's Purse is working in 82 border communities. Our programs teach safe migration practices and equip villagers with livelihood projects allowing them to stay with their families.
Children living at the Greta Home and Academy in Haiti received Christmas presents during a visit from Franklin Graham, Greta Van Susteren, and her husband John Coale. Watch the joy on their faces!
"It is our desire that every community be reached with the light of Christ." After receiving an Operation Christmas Child shoebox, children are being discipled and learning to share their faith with their community.
He was abandoned by his mother while recovering from illness. Like many children at the Greta Home and Academy, Christopher didn't know God's love in his life. Since being at the Greta Home his life has changed. See his story and what Christopher hopes to be when he grows up.
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.
Children in the Republic of Georgia have witnessed many terrible things as their country faces times of war. With The Greatest Journey, children's lives are changing as they learn about the love of Jesus Christ and the hope that comes with salvation.
Dr. McKenney in Loma de Luz Hospital in Hondurus
In remote communities where modern medicine is limited by distance and transportation, disease and death can be all too present. It's a tragic situation, especially when many of these diseases are preventable and treatable. With the new Village Samaritan Program starting in Honduras, Samaritan's Purse is medically training long-term community members in these villages to administer healthcare to their people.
The faces of children whose lives were forever changed by The Greatest Journey
Christianity is fairly new in Mongolia, so it is even more important for strong Christians to be raised up in the area. Watch how the Greatest Journey has impacted the lives of many Mongolian children, teaching them to love and live for the Lord.
Join Cissie Graham Lynch as she experiences firsthand the work The Greatest Journey is doing in the lives of children in Guyana, South America. Worldwide, over 1 million children are on The Greatest Journey right now, learning about Jesus and memorizing scripture. For $6 you can send one more.
Watch to find out how the Greatest Journey is changing the lives of children all over the world through a 12-week discipleship class. Discover how you can help us spread the word of God through this program by visiting http://www.thegreatestjourney.org.
With no money for school supplies, Luis and his mother prayed. God answered with an Operation Christmas Child shoebox full of the exact items he needed. But, as a teenager, Luis was lured into a gang. Could the simple gift and his mother's prayers lead him back to God's plan?
After her mother died, 16-year-old Marina became her grandmother's sole caregiver and was quickly overwhelmed. But an Operation Christmas Child shoebox connected Marina to her local church. There she discovered the love of God and the support Marina and her grandmother so desperately needed.
It may start with a shoebox gift, but it doesn't end there. The Greatest Journey is a follow-up discipleship class that equips the local church to help children learn about Christ's love and share their faith with others.
Karamoja has suffered more than any other region in Uganda. Samaritan's Purse is coming alongside to help the people to provide materials, tools, and training necessary to provide for their family. See how this program has helped transform a community.
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."
Experience the impact The Greatest Journey is having on children after they receive their Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. Meet one girl from Cameroon whose entire life has been transformed since learning about the love of Jesus Christ. http://www.samaritanspurse.org
Watch how a recycling program in Haiti is completely revolutionizing the way of life for many Haitians by providing a lucrative livelihood.
Watch as the Greta Home and Academy finally opens its doors to give orphaned children in Haiti a second chance at life.
Watch this clip from Fox News regarding the Greta Home and Academy and how Samaritan's Purse is working toward rebuilding a better future for Haitian children.
Tom Wood of Samaritan's Purse speaks on the health of women and their babies.
Watch how The Greatest Journey is helping Kenyan children not only accepting Christ into their lives, but be raised up to make a better and brighter future for Kenya. For more information on how you can get involved in The Greatest Journey, visit http://www.thegreatestjourney.org.
Meet Luis. He was a rebel with no future before him, but after receiving his shoe box through Operation Christmas Child and then graduating from The Greatest Journey discipleship program, his entire life has been changed. Find out more at htpp://www.thegreatestjourney.org.
Watch Latvian children excitedly graduate from The Greatest Journey discipleship program and find out how you can be a part of the experience by visiting http://www.thegreatestjourney.org.
Singer-songwriter, Matthew West, joined Samaritan's Purse to hand deliver Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes to children in the most remote of villages. Watch as Matthew West discovers the amazing work being done in the lives of children though Operation Christmas Child and The Greatest Journey in the name of Christ. For more information on how you can help, visit http://www.thegreatestjourney.org.
It may start with a shoe box gift, but it doesn't end there. The Greatest Journey is a follow-up discipleship class that helps children learn about Christ's love. For more information visit, www.SamaritansPurse.org
Watch Christian musical group, BarlowGirl, reflect on their time in Belize where they helped distribute Operation Christmas Child gifts while also experiencing firsthand the impact The Greatest Journey program has on the local children's lives. To find out how you can help like BarlowGirl, visit http://www.thegreatestjourney.org.
Only God can do this kind of change. Seven-year-old Hilario was living on the streets in Guadalajara, addicted to drugs. Years later, he threatened the life of a local minister who came to the prison to share the Gospel. In an unexpected turn of events, The Lord completely changed Hilario's heart and used him to bless a young orphan named Veronica. Watch to see how Hilario and Veronica gained the family they never had.