Close to 20 percent of children in this village die before the age of five. Watch to see how Samaritan's Purse is working to combat this devastating statistic. Samaritan's Purse is implementing maternal programs in villages like this one in Karamoja, Uganda, to teach local women how to better care for their children amid difficult living conditions.
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.
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.
Samaritan's Purse US disaster relief volunteers assist tornado victims in Van, TX.
The 4th annual High Country Warrior Ride benefits Operation Heal Our Patriots, a project of Samaritan’s Purse. Riders gather in Boone, NC, to support our wounded veterans and their spouses.
On May 10, 2015, an EF-3 tornado ripped through Van, TX, causing two deaths and $40 million in damages. Samaritan's Purse is on the scene bringing aid and calling for volunteers.
Three veteran couples attend Operation Heal Our Patriots retreat in Alaska in an attempt to heal their marriages.
Thousands have been injured in the Nepal Earthquake. Our medical team is working alongside local doctors to treat the wounded and minister to survivors who have suffered devastating loss.
In Cambodia, motherhood can be a dangerous and difficult experience. Join Cissie Graham Lynch as she visits Samaritan's Purse maternal and child health programs that are saving lives and providing the support these women desperately need in Jesus' Name.
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.
May 1, 2015 -- Samaritan's Purse disaster relief team lead, Patrick Seger, is on the scene as the first cargo plane of supplies lands in Kathmandu carrying 42 metric tons of blankets, tents and cooking kits.
Samaritan's Purse disaster relief teams are the first to arrive with much needed food supplies in areas hit hardest by the earthquake.
Samaritan's Purse disaster response and medical relief teams assess the widespread devastation caused by the 7.8 magnitude earthquake near Kathmandu, Nepal.
Julie was told she would never run or be pain free after barely surviving an EF-4 tornado in Jackson, TN, in 2008. But God had other plans. Julie felt called to serve as a Samaritan's Purse volunteer in Illinois. Her story is giving others hope in the midst of devastation.
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 is making sure people in the remote village of Tanna, Vanuatu, know they are not forgotten by providing shelter, water and medical care.
The first relief supplies have reached Tanna, Vanuatu, and more mass distributions are underway in remote villages.
Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief to villages leveled by Cyclone Pam. Many communities are still in desperate need of shelter and medical care.
South Sudanese children born with a cleft lip are often seen as a bad omen and named Machiek, meaning "deformed." For them, cleft lip and palate surgery is more than a new smile, it is a new name and hope for the future.
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.
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.
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.
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.
What happens when children open Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for the first time? See how simple gifts change children’s lives throughout Honduras.
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.
One shoebox at a time, these women in recovery find and give hope. A partnership between the Changing Lives Center and Operation Christmas Child is another way that shoeboxes build community.
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!