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Gunnery Sergeant Edward Mertz, USMC (Ret.) and his wife Sergeant Jennifer Mertz, USMC (Former) knew their family was in crisis. After four deployments, Edward's battle with PTSD escalated to a breaking point. Jennifer reached out to Operation Heal Our Patriots in an attempt to help save their marriage.
In 2013, the freezing Yukon River flooded the remote town of Galena, Alaska. Ice the size of cars swept homes off foundations and forced residents to evacuate. Samaritan's Purse responded to the initial disaster, and returned this summer to rebuild homes and bring new hope.
Operation Christmas Child National Shoebox Collection is November 17-24. If the new kid can learn to pack a box, so can you!
World Medical Mission's Prescription for Renewal Conference gives doctors, physicians and dentists from diverse backgrounds a forum to connect, refresh and discover their calling to missions.
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.
With her mother sentenced to 40 years in prison, Veronica faced her first Christmas in an orphanage. At her lowest point, Veronica received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox that renewed her faith in God and family.
While fear is rampant and workers are scarce, Samaritan's Purse continues to fight Ebola in Liberia. Equipped with airlifted supplies, our staff launches an Ebola Community Protection Program to help end outbreaks even in the most remote villages.
Operation Heal Our Patriots gives veterans and their spouses the opportunity to reconnect and heal relationships strained by the lingering effects of war.
There are 850,000 people internally displaced within northern Iraq. Grandparents, mothers, fathers, and children have been forced to flee with nothing more than the clothes on their backs. Samaritan's Purse is bringing much needed items to help these families prepare for the upcoming winter.
Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief supplies to the Northern Iraq
“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.
Children with congenital heart defects may not live to see their next birthday if they do not receive help. Children's Heart Project brings many kids to North America from places where appropriate medical care is not available so they can receive life-saving heart surgery. In this video, see what God has done in the lives of some of these children.
Samaritan's Purse is airlifting 100 tons of relief supplies to Liberia to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Supplies include tents for community care centers, gloves, buckets, soap, disinfectant, special disinfectant to treat drinking water, and more. The Liberian Ambassador to the U.S. attended the airlift and thanked Samaritan's Purse for sending hope to the people in his country.
American Pastor Saeed Abedini has been imprisoned for two years in Iran for his Christian faith. Franklin Graham launched a global prayer event in Washington, D.C. along with Saeed's wife, Naghmeh, and the American Center for Law and Justice. Watch the recorded stream of the event here.
In a new interview with Fox News' Greta Van Susteren, Franklin Graham and Naghmeh Abedini, wife of imprisoned pastor Saeed Abedini, discuss the two-year anniversary of his arrest and bring attention to his plight.
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. For more information, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/occ.
A pastor is burdened for his people, especially in times of disaster. He prays that they would come to know the Lord and find the help that they need. Samaritan's Purse is working through local churches in the Philippines to help meet the needs of the people, opening the door for them to hear the Gospel. Watch now to see how the pastor's 10-year-old daughter used the new guitar she was given.
Samaritan's Purse delivers aid to Iraqi families displaced by ISIS. Christians, Yazidis, and Muslims alike feel the warmth of God's love as they receive blankets, warm clothing, and winter coats.
Every Operation Christmas Child shoebox delivers joy, hope and a message of God's love. We followed Uncle Si's shoebox all the way to India.
The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) is partnering with Operation Christmas Child to pack shoeboxes again this year. Reaching children around the world is a family tradition for these officers and their families.
Samaritan's Purse has served the people of Alaska for more than 20 years. Franklin Graham thanks Governor Sean Parnell for his support of Samaritan's Purse Alaskan relief efforts and Operation Heal Our Patriots.
Find out how Samaritan's Purse is serving wounded veterans and their spouses through a wilderness retreat in Alaska.
"We had no clue where to find help" one homeowner said, after floodwaters overwhelmed hundreds of homeowners throughout the Detroit area. Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief volunteers are helping them clean up in the flood's wake. Tagline: Samaritan's Purse is on the scene after the devastating flood.
Rojelio Rios was forced to walk away to find work to support his family after Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines. Back at home his son, Erwin, was severely malnourished and unable to walk. See the transformation that happens when a father chooses to trust God.
Dr. Kent Brantly, the Samaritan’s Purse doctor who contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Liberia, was released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta today after recovering from the deadly virus. "God saved my life—a direct answer to thousands and thousands of prayers." Dr. Brantly said. Watch now to see the rest of Dr. Brantly's statement.
"How can you look at this beauty and not believe in God?" Set in the breathtaking majesty of God's creation, Operation Heal Our Patriots is providing a unique ministry for wounded military couples. For some on the brink of divorce, their week in Alaska is the last hope. In this video, take a look at the beauty of nature, and the beauty of God's healing.
Greta Van Susteren and her husband John Coale join Franklin Graham delivering Christmas presents to children living at the Greta Home and Academy in Haiti. To find out more visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org//
Sandy and her mother, Eleanor, endured many hardships after their home was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy. Watch as her home, built by Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief volunteers, is dedicated in her mother's memory, who unfortunately died before the project's completion.
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.
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.
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.
Illness, famine, disasters and spreading the Gospel to those who need it most-- watch this overview of Samaritan's Purse and all our programs. Share with your friends!
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!