Facing Darkness


When Ebola ravaged Liberia in 2014, Samaritan's Purse stepped up to provide care in the name of Jesus Christ. While battling the epidemic, a Samaritan's Purse doctor contracted the disease.

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Medical Ministries

DC-8 Brings Relief for the Rohingya

Samaritan's Purse has airlifted tons of medical equipment and supplies for a partner hospital in Bangladesh that is treating Rohingya refugees.

Construction Projects

The Church Is Alive in Niger

Samaritan's Purse has come alongside the Christians of Niger and rebuilt 50 churches destroyed by radicals in January 2015.

Operation Christmas Child

The Greatest Journey - Life Change for Daphne in Bolivia

Daphne received an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift in Bolivia and then joined The Greatest Journey discipleship program, where she learned about God's love for her. Daphne is now a Christian and she says it's the "most beautiful thing."

Operation Christmas Child

The Journey of a Shoebox (Animated)

Every shoebox gift goes on an amazing journey from the person who packed it to a child in need overseas. After receiving this tangible expression of God's love, the boy or girl is invited to participate in The Greatest Journey discipleship course.

Operation Christmas Child

From Texas to Barbuda with Love

Grace Baptist Church in Wild Peach, Texas, packed thousands of shoeboxes this year despite suffering losses after Hurricane Harvey. Pastor Mark and Cherry Brumbelow traveled to the Caribbean to see some of those boxes distributed to Hurricane Irma survivors from the island of Barbuda.

Operation Christmas Child

100-year-old Lets His Light Shine

Ira Miller of West Virginia packed 100 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for his 100th year. He doesn't let his age stop him from being a missionary.

Operation Heal Our Patriots

Not Alone

Operation Heal Our Patriots strengthens the marriages of combat-wounded veterans and their spouses in Jesus' Name. The project has created a special family bond between these military couples.

Operation Christmas Child

Reaching Teens for Christ in Ukraine

Teen boys are learning to study the Bible and ride motorbikes in a club in Ukraine. After receiving Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes, they are now engaged in The Greatest Journey discipleship course.

Crisis & Disaster Response

A Florida Family Gives Thanks

The Gaineys are grateful to God for the Samaritan's Purse volunteers who ripped out molded drywall after Hurricane Irma flooded their home. Their son, who is severely allergic to mold, will now be able to live in a safe, mold-free home.

Operation Christmas Child

Eva's Story Reaches Millions

101-year-old Eva sews dresses to pack in Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. A few months ago, Eva shared her story in a special video. Watch Eva's reaction as she enjoys that video for the first time, as well as pictures of some of the girls who received her dresses.

Women & Children

God Makes All Things Possible

When 13-year-old Hilda Nalwanga learned that she needed surgery to repair her heart defect, it seemed impossible, as the procedure was not readily available in her home country. But through Children's Heart Project-a ministry of Samaritan's Purse-God made a way for Hilda to be healed, and opened doors for her to be a blessing to other children with heart defects.