Watch as Uncle Si Robertson learns how to pack an Operation Christmas Child shoebox. This big kid at heart wanted to help children around the world have a Merry Christmas and learn about the love of Christ.
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.
Surviving a perilous journey across the Aegean Sea is the first step for thousands of desperate refugee families fleeing war in their homelands. Samaritan's Purse teams are stationed at several primary stops across Europe distributing necessary supplies and demonstrating the love of Jesus.
A Greta Home and Academy teen receives a life-changing gift from friends.
Find out how Gabe and Livvy Feinn used cake to help rebuild a hospital in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
California Wildfire victims search for memories amid the remains of their homes.
The Butte Fire has already consumed 545 homes. Samaritan's Purse volunteers are needed to assist in the Calaveras County relief efforts.
Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are helping Northern California homeowners search for precious belongings buried in the charred rubble of their homes. Though they've lost everything, we are extending comfort and the hope of Christ in the midst of tragedy.
As refugee families flee war zones hoping for a brighter future, Samaritan's Purse is distributing essential items at border crossings in five countries.
As refugee families flee their homes to find safety and hope, Samaritan's Purse teams are on the ground assessing needs and distributing backpacks with essential items.
Survivors of the deadly April 2015 Nepal earthquake are still struggling to rebuild their homes and livelihoods. For Samaritan's Purse, the work is ongoing as we help thousands of families prepare for the monsoon rains.
In the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Samaritan's Purse ANT (Agriculture Nutrition Transformation) programs establish community gardens and provide education, tools, and seeds to families displaced by decades of civil war.
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.
Samaritan's Purse is on the ground as devastated South Carolina communities begin recovery efforts following wide-spread flooding caused by Hurricane Joaquin.
Naghmeh Abedini addresses Samaritan's Purse staff and asks for continued prayer for persecuted believers, including her husband Pastor Saeed.
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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.
Operation Heal Our Patriots participants from the past three years reunite in Asheville, NC. Our annual reunions give veterans and their families the opportunity to reconnect, relax and receive additional marriage enrichment training.
Samaritan's Purse volunteers are touching lives in Fairdale, IL, where two lives were lost and an entire neighborhood was devastated by an EF-4 tornado.
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!