Watch to see why Pastor Louie Giglio thinks everyone should pack a shoebox gift for a deserving kid through Operation Christmas Child.
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.
Samaritan's Purse medical teams have set up a surgery unit in a local hospital and are reaching remote villages by helicopter.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The first relief supplies have reached Tanna, Vanuatu, and more mass distributions are underway in remote villages.
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.
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.
Samaritan's Purse is bringing medical care and hygiene supplies to communities devastated by Cyclone Pam.
Samaritan's Purse aviation operations are a vital link for bringing relief to remote communities across East Africa. Franklin Graham dedicates a new hangar in Eldoret, Kenya that will house our aircraft and provide more room for growth.
Samaritan's Purse US Disaster Relief team and volunteers clean up neighborhoods in Monterey, TN, after a record breaking ice storm.
Franklin Graham meets with South Sudan’s political and church leaders and asks God to bring peace to the strife-ridden country.
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.
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!
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.
Samaritan's Purse included 60,000 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes in our latest airlift from Baltimore to Erbil. These special gifts will bring much needed joy to children displaced by ISIS.
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.
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.