U.S. Disaster Relief

When victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine cry out for help, Samaritan’s Purse is often the first to answer. We specialize in meeting critical needs for victims of war, disaster, famine, and epidemics in the world’s most troubled regions, often working through ministry partners already on the scene of a crisis. In the U.S., we quickly respond when hurricanes, tornadoes, and other storms strike, mobilizing staff and volunteers to provide emergency aid to disaster victims.

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Bringing Relief to Mississippi

Sue Williams praises God for sending Samaritan's Purse volunteers to tarp her damaged roof and remove debris from her yard after a tornado tore through her property in DeSoto County, Mississippi.

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Military Couple Serves Together in Jesus’ Name

Ronnie and Beth Busbin give thanks to God for guiding them to serve on Team Patriot and provide relief in Jesus’ Name to victims of tornadoes in Dallas.

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Rebuilding Miss Angel's House

Miss Angel, who faithfully serves her community in Jesus' Name, gives thanks to God for sending Samaritan's Purse to Chipley, Florida, to rebuild her house after it was severely damaged by Hurricane Michael.

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Twice Blessed

Team Patriot volunteers from Samaritan's Purse repaired the home of Army veteran Manuel Vega in Woodsboro, Texas, after it was damaged by Hurricane Harvey. The team also rebuilt his daughter's house that was destroyed by the storm.

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Lending a Helping Hand in Dallas

Richard and Mary Jane Cox praise God for sending Samaritan's Purse volunteers to remove debris and downed trees from their yard after a tornado tore through their Dallas neighborhood and damaged their home of 40 years.

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Dallas Tornado Response Begins

Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in the greater Dallas area after tornadoes tore through neighborhoods and damaged or destroyed hundreds of homes and businesses. Please pray for those affected by the storms and for our teams as they bring relief and share the hope of the Gospel.

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A Father's Grateful Heart

Manuel and his son Pablo traveled on foot to the U.S. to flee gang violence in El Salvador. They praise God for using Samaritan's Purse to provide food, shelter, and clothing to them and other migrants on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Brothers in Arms Help in Texas

Team Patriot volunteers are bringing relief in Jesus' Name to fellow veterans in Southeast Texas whose homes were flooded by Tropical Storm Imelda.

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Relief from Imelda

Samaritan's Purse is helping hurting homeowners in Texas in the wake of massive flooding caused by Tropical Storm Imelda. Please pray for those affected by the flood waters and for our staff and volunteers as they bring relief and share the hope of the Gospel.

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Team Patriot: A Chance to Serve Again

Wounded veterans are helping rebuild the houses of hurricane-affected homeowners in Texas as part of Team Patriot, a ministry of Samaritan's Purse that gives injured post-9/11 veterans and their spouses a chance to serve once again.

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Team Patriot: A New Mission

Military couples who have participated in Operation Heal Our Patriots are using their unique skills and experience to serve homeowners struggling in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

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Patriots Continue to Serve

Veterans who attended Operation Heal Our Patriots in Alaska are now joining our disaster relief efforts as Team Patriot. Among several places where they're serving is Panama City, Florida, which was hit by Hurricane Michael.

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On the Road in Jesus' Name

Daniel Erickson rides his bicycle around the country to volunteer with Samaritan's Purse disaster relief efforts, including cleanups in Panama City, Florida, and rebuilds in Pearland, Texas.

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A Safe Place of Respite

Samaritan's Purse is helping a pastor in Laredo, Texas, create a place of respite for migrants, providing them with food, shelter, and an opportunity to hear the Gospel.

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Caring for Migrants in Jesus' Name

Samaritan's Purse is providing assistance and sharing the hope of Jesus Christ to migrants at the Texas-Mexico border.

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Equipping Churches on the Southern Border

Samaritan's Purse is in Laredo, Texas, equipping churches with the resources they need to minister to migrants after they have been processed at the U.S.-Mexico border. Please pray for the migrants and for our workers as they not only meet physical needs but also share the hope of the Gospel.

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Sharing the Love of Christ on the Southern Border

Samaritan’s Purse is in Brownsville, Texas, and other U.S.-Mexico border communities to help provide relief to migrants who are in desperate need of food, water, and shelter—and the hope of the Gospel.

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The Best Bunch of People I've Met

Walter Bell, a Vietnam veteran, was grateful for Samaritan's Purse volunteers who helped him after his home was flooded in Sand Springs, Oklahoma.

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An Unexpected Blessing

A pastor in Texas is blessed to learn that students from the College of the Ozarks volunteered with Samaritan's Purse during their spring break to help rebuild his house which was severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey in August 2017.

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Patriot Spirit

Over 25 veterans and their spouses who participated in Operation Heal Our Patriots are training to assist in U.S. disaster relief to help homeowners in a time of crisis.

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No Longer Alone

A Hickory, North Carolina, homeowner praises God for bringing Samaritan's Purse volunteers to help her after her house was damaged by floodwaters. Our volunteers not only brought relief but also shared the Gospel with her, and she accepted Jesus Christ as her Savior. "Sometimes it takes a disaster to bring you the light," she said.

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Excited to Serve

Volunteer Aristoteles Whalen, on his seventh deployment with Samaritan's Purse, praises God for the opportunity to serve and bring hope to a homeowner in Alabama whose house was ripped apart by a tornado in 30 seconds.

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Healing in Hickory

Samaritan's Purse is assisting homeowners affected by flooding in Hickory, North Carolina, and sharing the hope of the Gospel with them.

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The Memory Keeper

Sue Anthony feared her attic full of memories, including photos, Mother’s Day cards, and various other cherished keepsakes, were lost forever when a tornado ripped her attic apart on Memorial Day and tossed it into a neighbor’s yard. But Samaritan’s Purse volunteers, who were cleaning up debris in her Dayton, Ohio, neighborhood, were able to find many of Sue’s family treasures and return them to her.

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Keep the Love Going

A Sand Springs, Oklahoma, resident considered walking away from his house—and from life, too—after massive floodwaters filled and destroyed the inside of his home. Samaritan's Purse volunteers arrived to mud-out his house and shared the hope of the Gospel with him. Now, he rejoices in his new life in Christ and plans "to keep this love going."

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Praise in the Midst of the Storm

A homeowner in Jefferson City, Missouri, gives praise to God for protecting her when a devastating tornado roared down her street and for our volunteers who helped clean up debris and tarp roofs in her neighborhood.

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Volunteers Helping After Missouri Tornadoes

Our teams are clearing trees and debris from homes and property after an EF3 tornado struck in Wayne County, Missouri.

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Bringing Relief to Ohio

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping hurting homeowners in Dayton, Ohio, in the wake of more than a dozen tornadoes that ripped through the area on Memorial Day. But more volunteers are needed to remove debris, tarp roofs, and share the hope of the Gospel.

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Protected in the Storm

A mother gives God thanks for safety during the powerful tornado that hit Jefferson City, Missouri, and for sending Samaritan’s Purse volunteers to help in the storm’s devastating aftermath.

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Missouri Tornado Response Begins

Samaritan’s Purse staff are in Jefferson City, Missouri, after an EF-3 tornado devastated parts of the capital. Volunteers will be working in Jesus’ Name to help people recover.

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Rebuilding Lives

Since Hurricane Harvey dumped more than 50 inches of rain on Houston in August 2017, Samaritan's Purse has helped over 3,000 families recover from the storm, including Betty Malonson whose house was destroyed by flood waters. But Betty is now back in her home, thanks to our volunteers who rebuilt it in Jesus' Name.

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A Great Way to Serve

Many Samaritan's Purse volunteers serve time and again, going on multiple deployments across the country to bring relief in Jesus' Name to people affected by natural disasters, including flood victims in Michigan. Would you consider volunteering with us to bring, not only relief, but the hope of the Gospel to hurting people across the U.S.?

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Detroit: Responding After the Floods

Samaritan's Purse responded in Detroit after torrential rainstorms pounded neighborhoods, submerging roads, flooding basements, and pushing some people beyond the breaking point. Please pray for homeowners and for our volunteers as they mud-out houses, treat them for mold, and share the hope of the Gospel with those affected by the devastation.

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The Other Side of the Story

Samaritan's Purse responded to homeowners affected by floods in eastern Nebraska, including Ron and Charlotte Young who have been involved with Operation Christmas Child for nearly 20 years. The Youngs experienced "the other side of the story" when our volunteers arrived to remove debris, mud-out their house, and let them know that God had not forgotten them.

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Volunteers Serving in Flooded Michigan

Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief volunteers are serving Michigan homeowners where torrential rain left communities underwater. Our teams are removing ruined walls and flooring and salvaging valuables in homes throughout Detroit's metropolitan area.

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Serving Together When Disaster Strikes

For the first time ever, Samaritan's Purse disaster relief volunteers and Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains gathered for a special conference focused on sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with hurting people during disaster situations.

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College Students Rebuild Houses During Spring Break

Students from John Brown University and College of the Ozarks volunteered with Samaritan’s Purse during their spring break to help rebuild houses in Texas that were damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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A Ray of Light

Laun and Maria Hinkle's home in Fremont, Nebraska, was severely damaged when heavy rainfall, combined with rapidly melting ice and snow, caused catastrophic flooding. Volunteers from Samaritan’s Purse brought “a ray of light” to the couple by mudding-out their house, removing destroyed belongings, and sharing the hope of the Gospel.

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Volunteers Start Work in Flooded Nebraska

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are mudding out houses in Nebraska that were inundated when heavy rainfall and rapid snowmelt caused catastrophic flooding. Please pray for homeowners and our teams as they provide relief and share the Gospel with flood victims.

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Volunteers Needed in Nebraska

Historic flooding damaged hundreds of homes throughout eastern Nebraska after a powerful “bomb cyclone” pounded the region. Volunteers are needed to help mud-out homes and share the hope of Jesus Christ with hurting families.

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Liberty University Students Volunteer in Alabama

Students from Liberty University joined other university groups during Spring Break to help hurting homeowners in Lee County, Alabama. A deadly, devastating EF4 tornado and a dozen other twisters ripped through the area March 3. Our volunteers have been on the ground since March 4.

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A New Outlook on Life

Keith Miles of Opelika, Alabama, shares how God changed his outlook on life, after he and his family survived a devastating tornado that destroyed their home.

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Call for Volunteers in Panama City

Volunteers are needed in Panama City, Florida, to remove debris, repair houses, and comfort hurting homeowners in the wake of devastation caused by Hurricane Michael. More than half of the 1,700 work orders we have received still need to be completed.

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Relief for Alabama

Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are helping hurting homeowners following destructive and deadly tornadoes in Alabama. They are removing trees from houses, cleaning up debris, and sharing the hope of the Gospel.

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Comforting Alabama

Volunteers are encouraging homeowners as they grieve their losses in the wake of devastating and deadly tornadoes.

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Help Bring Relief to Alabama Tornado Victims

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are helping homeowners in some of the hardest hit areas of Alabama that were devastated by tornadoes that recently ripped through the region. But more volunteers are needed to remove trees from houses, clean up debris, and share the hope of the Gospel with those who are hurting.

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Help Needed After Alabama Tornadoes

Volunteers are needed to help homeowners whose houses were severely damaged by tornadoes that recently ripped through Alabama, destroying entire neighborhoods. Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief teams are responding to the devastation but many volunteers are still needed.

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Great Time to Give Back

Samaritan's Purse is helping rebuild homes in Texas that were severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey in 2017. Edward Graham recently visited some of the rebuild sites and asked for more volunteers saying "it's a great time to give back and let other people know about the Good News of Jesus Christ."

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Volunteer Angels

Samaritan's Purse is still at work bringing relief to devastated homeowners in Panama City, Florida, more than four months after Hurricane Michael slammed ashore. One homeowner, Mary Armstrong, gives thanks to God for the many Samaritan's Purse volunteer "angels" He sent to help remove debris from her house.

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Love Your Neighbor

Billy Graham powerfully reminds us that "love is the medicine for the sickness of the world" and that every hurting person on earth is our neighbor who Jesus commands us to love.

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Time for a New Beginning

Homeowners whose houses burned to the ground during the devastating Camp Fire in Paradise, California, are finding hope to start again. Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers continue to share God's love with residents and help them locate treasured possessions in the ashes.

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In the Line of Fire

California fire chief Joe Tapia recalls the devastating Camp Fire that destroyed thousands of homes in the town of Paradise. Although his own house burned down, he looks forward to seeing the area recuperate and rebuild. Samaritan's Purse is part of the recovery effort, helping homeowners search for valuables and sharing with them the hope of the Gospel.

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Christmas Eve in Paradise

Franklin Graham traveled to paradise, California on Christmas Eve to encourage residents coming home to a town destroyed by fire.

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For Such a Time as This

Pastor Josh Gallagher, who lost his home to the devastating Camp Fire in Paradise, California, believes God recently called him to the area "for such a time as this," to help rebuild his community on the foundation of Jesus Christ. Samaritan's Purse is a part of that vision, coming alongside local congregations to share God's love with hurting homeowners.

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Restoring Hope After Hurricane Michael

In the wake of Hurricane Michael, Samaritan’s Purse volunteers brought relief to devastated homeowners in Panama City, Florida, by tarping their roofs, cleaning out debris, and listening to their stories. But the destruction is so vast, more volunteers are needed. Will you please consider using your gifts to help those in need?

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Bringing Help and Hope to Northern California

As they assist Butte County survivors of the Camp Fire, Samaritan's Purse volunteers share the love and hope of Jesus Christ.

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Finding Closure in California

Following the devastating Camp Fire that reduced a couple’s house to ashes, Samaritan’s Purse volunteers sifted through the debris to find valuables and help the homeowners get closure.

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Out of the Ashes

In the wake of the devastating Camp Fire, Samaritan's Purse volunteers helped a homeowner in Oroville, California, sift through the ashes of his house to find valuables.

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Volunteers Help Californians Reeling from Camp Fire

Samaritan’s Purse is helping Butte County residents recover what’s left of keepsakes and valuables amid acres of ash and debris.

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West Coast Ministry Center Dedication

Franklin Graham dedicates the Samaritan's Purse West Coast Ministry Center in Fullerton, California.

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Military Couple Volunteers After Hurricane Michael

Military veterans Darren and Colleen Beers experienced God’s healing in their marriage through Operation Heal Our Patriots. Now they’re serving as disaster relief volunteers, sharing God’s love with those suffering after Hurricane Michael.

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Help Needed for Wildfire Response

Franklin Graham requests prayers, support, and volunteers as Samaritan's Purse will help residents in need as wildfires burn through Northern California.

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Helping Others Heal

Kristy Kulberg lost everything when her house was battered by Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. But just a month later she was in Florida serving victims of Hurricane Michael, because she could relate to their hurt and wanted them to experience the same healing from God she received when a volunteer team from Samaritan’s Purse arrived to help her.

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Not Too Young to Make a Difference

Kalea, a 14-year-old high school freshman, thought she couldn't do much to help homeowners devastated by Hurricane Florence. But when Kalea met an overwhelmed military wife with four children whose husband is serving in Afghanistan, she discovered she could offer the best help of all.

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A Blessing After the Storm

The Cribbs were grateful that God protected them during Hurricane Michael and that He sent Samaritan's Purse teams to their home in their moment of desperation.

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A Labor of Love in the Florida Panhandle

Vera Rozier is one of thousands of homeowners in the Florida Panhandle whose home, property, and lives were devastated by Hurricane Michael when it made landfall Oct. 10. Our volunteers are helping clean up trees and debris in Jesus' Name.

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Responding with Hope and Hard Work

Volunteer teams have deployed to the Florida Panhandle where Hurricane Michael left whole communities flattened and splintered.

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An Answered Prayer

A homeowner in Albany, Georgia, thanks God for sending Samaritan’s Purse volunteers to help her in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael’s devastating strike.

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Samaritan’s Purse Brings Hurricane Relief to South Georgia

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are working in devastated areas of Albany, Ga., in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

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Volunteers Needed in Hurricane Michael Response

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham describes the loss and devastation experienced during Hurricane Michael.

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Moved by Compassion

Julio Hernandez is one of many Samaritan's Purse volunteers who are bringing hope to Hurricane Florence victims along the Carolina coast.

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Help in a Time of Trouble

When it seemed Love Whitfield and her son John would never dig out of the mess left by Hurricane Florence, Samaritan's Purse volunteers showed up in their New Bern, N.C., neighborhood.

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Lightening the Load for Military Families After Hurricane Florence

Samaritan's Purse volunteers helped military families where Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc across the Carolinas

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Feeling Blessed at 92

Domenick Irrera, a 43-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, served in World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. He says he feels blessed after Samaritan' s Purse volunteers recently tarped his storm-damaged roof in Jacksonville, North Carolina.

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Liberty University Students Volunteer After Florence

Students from Liberty University recently volunteered with Samaritan's Purse to help homeowners clean up after Hurricane Florence hit the Carolinas.

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Whirlwind Wedding After Hurricane Florence

Kyle Glasgow and Krystal Moore were planning a beachfront wedding, but their big day fell on the same day Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas. So, the Wilmington-area couple decided to postpone their nuptials and volunteer with Samaritan's Purse to help out area residents. However, when they found out that one of their fellow volunteers was an ordained minister, they no longer had to wait to become Mr. and Mrs. Glasgow.

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Franklin Graham: The Need Is Great

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham recently encouraged volunteers and weary homeowners in New Bern, North Carolina. The town was devastated by Hurricane Florence and residents are thankful for our teams as they help with the recovery process.

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Volunteers Buoy Marine Homeowner

Billy Connelly returned to his flooded home and despaired over the devastating loss and the work ahead. Then Samaritan's Purse volunteers showed up and asked if he needed help. "We knew it was the active presence of the Holy Spirit intervening through you guys," he said.

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Hurricane Recovery Continues in the Carolinas

Homeowner, Deirdre, is grateful that Samaritan's Purse volunteers helped clean up her house and yard after Hurricane Florence struck her community near Wilmington

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They Love Serving Together

Ed and Rhenda love to serve together through Samaritan's Purse and helping hurting people in Jesus' Name. They're serving with U.S. Disaster Relief in communities devastated by Hurricane Florence.

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North Carolina Lt. Governor Joins Relief Efforts

North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest and his staff volunteered with Samaritan's Purse in hard-hit New Bern, where flooding from Hurricane Florence damaged thousands of homes.

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Relief for Storm-weary North Carolina

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are on the ground helping homeowners affected by Hurricane Florence's flooding.

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Help After Florence

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham calls for prayer and for volunteers in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

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It's Never Too Late to Serve

Shirley Reith, 79, shares how volunteering with Samaritan's Purse disaster relief has changed her life. Shirley recently served homeowners in Seneca County, New York, after devastating flooding.

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Joy in Serving

Ten years ago, Morgan was diagnosed with cancer. During her health struggle, Morgan and her family grew closer to God and committed to serving Him. They recently volunteered together to help tornado victims in Marshalltown, Iowa.

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Recovering from Hurricane Harvey

Samaritan's Purse, with the help of more than 11,000 volunteers who have served with our Hurricane Harvey response in Texas, has already helped more than 3,000 families with emergency repairs, debris removal, and mud-outs of homes with severe flood damage.

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Healing Comes Through Helping

Kevin and Laurie Butler volunteered with Samaritan's Purse despite having damage to their home after devastating flooding in Seneca, New York. They were surprised, and grateful, to then receive help from our volunteers just a few days later.

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Volunteers Lift Upstate New York After Floods

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are helping homeowners recover after flooding in upstate New York.

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Faith Strengthened Through Volunteer Work

Samaritan's Purse volunteers pick and sift through ashes in the fire-decimated communities of northern California. This simple act of kindness is pointing people to the Source of all comfort.

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Trial by Fire

Only minutes after leaving his home, Guy Gonzales heard from his wife. He sped back. The peaceful home he had just left was on fire. He kicked in the door, got his family out, but his home went up in flames. Samaritan's Purse helped the Gonzales family recover valuables from the ashes.

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Helping Victims of Devastating California Wildfires

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are helping homeowners recover what remains of their lives and homes in the fire-devastated communities of northern California.

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Fires Continue in California

Samaritan's Purse is responding in Redding, California, helping victims as they recover from the Carr Fire that is still ravaging Shasta County.

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Perfect Peace

Dean Calkins survived a close call with an EF3 tornado tearing through Marshalltown, Iowa. A close call with God saved him from the storms brooding in his heart for decades. In the midst and in the aftermath of this powerful twister, Calkins experienced God's hand protecting him and also drawing him toward Christ. "Please dear Lord save this sinning old soul."

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Volunteers Help Restore Iowa Town After Twister

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are busy helping homeowners in Marshalltown, Iowa, after an EF-3 tornado wound through town.

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Response Begins After Iowa Twister

Samaritan's Purse has deployed to Marshalltown, Iowa, after a tornado damaged hundreds of homes. Our volunteers will be chainsawing trees, removing debris, and tarping roofs.

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South Texas Sees God's Love in Action

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are serving homeowners in Jesus' Name after flooding damaged homes in Hidalgo County. At least one homeowner whom we helped decided to give back by volunteering her own time with us.

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Rebuilding Homes and Lives in Texas

Rodney Turners thanks God for the work of Samaritan's Purse volunteers who helped restore his home after it was flooded in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

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A Place to Call Home Again

Samaritan's Purse is replacing 250 mobile homes that were destroyed by Hurricane Harvey last year.

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Bringing Relief for South Texas

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are serving in Jesus' Name to help weary homeowners recover after flooding in South Texas.

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Restoring Power to Families in Puerto Rico

Hurricanes Irma and Maria left many parts of Puerto Rico without power. Our solar energy relief project will provide solar power to 100 families, allowing them to store and cook food and recover a semblance of normal life.

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A Blessing For Hawaii

A homeowner in Hawaii tells how he escaped the raging floodwaters with only the clothes on his back. After the storm, God sent Samaritan's Purse volunteers to give him the hope and encouragement he desperately needed.

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Serving Hawaii with Love

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are working on the island of Kauai to help homeowners after unprecedented flooding. Please pray for this response, our first ever in the Aloha State.

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This Is God's Work

Sue and Sean Ahn are grateful their Houston area home was rebuilt by Samaritan's Purse after Hurricane Harvey. They aim to use their new home to honor God.

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Helping in Hawaii

On May 2, Samaritan's Purse sent staff and supplies via our DC-8 aircraft to Hawaii. We are helping homeowners there who've been affected by terrible flooding.

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Puerto Rico Is Not Forgotten

Months after Hurricane Maria devastated the U.S. territory, Samaritan's Purse remains on Puerto Rico to help families and churches recover and rebuild.

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Students Use Spring Break to Bless Texas Homeowners

Hundreds of college students spent their spring break volunteering with Samaritan's Purse in Texas to help rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey.

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Liberty University Students Serve Hurricane Victims in Texas

College students used their spring break to help rebuild homes for families still struggling to move forward after Hurricane Harvey.

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"A Tremendous Relief"

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are busy tarping roofs and removing trees and debris in the aftermath of recent tornadoes in Alabama. Our teams are bringing hope and comfort in Jesus' Name to homeowners whose lives were turned upside down by the storms.

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Welcome Home!

Families affected by Hurricane Harvey are moving back home thanks to Samaritan's Purse rebuild projects in Texas.

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Love Beyond Borders

Samaritan's Purse is providing emergency relief and medical care to Rohingya refugees who've fled from Myanmar into Bangladesh. As we meet physical needs, our teams are also sharing the healing love of Jesus Christ.

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Rebuilding Hope in Houston

Samaritan's Purse is helping families in Houston move back into their homes this Thanksgiving season after catastrophic flooding from Hurricane Harvey.

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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.

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A Lifetime of Ministry

Dr. Glen Barden is a 78-year-old orthopedic surgeon serving at the Emergency Field Hospital in Iraq. Dr. Barden and our medical teams are working hard in Jesus' Name to save lives and bring comfort to families who have been displaced in the battle for Mosul.

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Franklin Graham Leads Relief Efforts in Puerto Rico

Working in partnership with local churches, Samaritan's Purse is providing desperately needed relief to thousands of families after Hurricane Maria plowed through the island.

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United to Serve Houston

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham was recently in Houston to see our Harvey relief response. He issued a call for more volunteers over the months to come.

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God Is Faithful

A Florida homeowner praises God for sending Samaritan's Purse volunteers to help him clean up after Hurricane Irma.

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Compelled by God's Love

A volunteer travels from New York to Houston to share the Light of Jesus Christ with families still hurting after Hurricane Harvey.

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Hurricane Maria Victims Grateful for Help

God is using Samaritan's Purse to rush aid to families in Puerto Rico during a time of suffering and loss.

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Bringing Help and Hope to Puerto Rico

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief supplies to thousands of hurting families on Puerto Rico.

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A New Sister in Christ

Homeowner Anselma Caughman came to faith in Jesus Christ through the witness of Samaritan's Purse volunteers. We continue serving people across southeastern Texas who are in desperate need after Hurricane Harvey's devastating strike.

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Hurricane Relief Update from Franklin Graham

Franklin Graham has been on the ground in Texas, Florida, and the Caribbean to see firsthand the destruction caused by recent monster hurricanes. Samaritan's Purse is working in all these areas to bring physical and spiritual relief in Jesus' Name.

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We've Come in Jesus' Name

Franklin Graham came to Key West to encourage volunteers and see firsthand the terrible damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Please pray for Florida and our continued response there.

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Working Together for Florida

Samaritan's Purse-Canada, our international affiliate, has stepped up in a big way to help Floridians dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Calvary Chapel Volunteers Help in Florida Keys

Samaritan's Purse flew in 25 Calvary Chapel volunteers to help homeowners living on the storm-ravaged island chain of the Florida Keys. Clearing downed trees and patching roofs provide open doors for the healing Gospel of Jesus Christ.

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God Is Changing Lives in Florida

Our volunteer teams have been serving hard-hit south Florida, and the power of the Gospel is transforming homeowners' lives.

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Serving Texas in Jesus' Name

Samaritan's Purse volunteers from across the country are helping families move on after Hurricane Harvey destroyed homes all across southeastern Texas.

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Working Together in Florida

Samaritan's Purse and Juniper Landscaping partnered together to remove huge trees and yard debris for Florida homeowners still struggling in Hurricane Irma's wake.

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Encouragement After the Storm

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are working in Florida to help homeowners deal with devastating storm damage from Hurricane Irma.

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Help for Hurting Florida

The Keys and other parts of Florida were devastated by Hurricane Irma. Samaritan's Purse is working to help weary homeowners as they return.

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A City Underwater

In Bonita Springs, Florida, the streets look more like rivers. Entire neighborhoods are only accessible by boat. Please pray for homeowners struggling in the devastating aftermath of Hurricane Irma.

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Samaritan's Purse Arrives in Florida

Floridians are mourning the loss of life and property after Hurricane Irma. The recovery will be long, but Samaritan's Purse teams are committed to coming alongside homeowners as they rebuild their lives.

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Healing for Texas

Samaritan's Purse and Crosspoint Church in Pearland, Texas, are working together to share the hope of Jesus Christ with families struggling in Hurricane Harvey's devastating aftermath.

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Bringing Hope After Harvey

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are serving as the hands and feet of Christ in Houston and other parts of Texas. Now and for months to come, more volunteers are needed to share the Gospel and help hurting homeowners recover after Hurricane Harvey.

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Picking Up the Pieces

As it made landfall, Hurricane Harvey toppled trees and damaged many homes in Rockport, Texas. Vice President Mike Pence helped clear debris alongside Samaritan's Purse volunteers there in late August. In the months to come, more volunteers will be needed to help homeowners in Jesus' Name.

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Not Alone Anymore

Homeowners across Houston are feeling a burden lifted as Samaritan's Purse volunteers come and help them clean up after Harvey. Christians are encouraged and the Gospel is being shared with the lost.

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They've Come to Serve

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are fanning out across Rockport and Portland, Texas, to serve homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey. We need volunteers of all skill levels to help in the months to come.

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Vice President and Samaritan's Purse Team Up for Cleanup

Vice President Mike Pence rolled up his sleeves and worked alongside Samaritan's Purse volunteers in Rockport, Texas. The coastal city was slammed by Hurricane Harvey.

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Grateful for Volunteers

Homeowners in Victoria, Texas, thank God for using Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams to help them after Hurricane Harvey.

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Volunteers Help Homeowners in Victoria

Samaritan's Purse has begun to help homeowners devastated by Hurricane Harvey and its aftermath. Get a closeup view of one damaged home that our volunteers will soon work on.

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Hurricane Harvey Relief Underway

Samaritan's Purse volunteer teams are already starting relief work in Victoria, Texas. Please pray for our teams and for those still suffering from the storm.

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Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham issues a plea to help Hurricane Harvey victims in the Name of Jesus Christ.

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Homeowners Grateful for Faithful Volunteers

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are tearing out drywall, removing flooring, and clearing debris for southeastern Wisconsin homeowners. A slow-moving storm system dumped more than eight inches of rain in some areas and caused major flooding

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Volunteers Bring Blessings After the Floods

Laura Fissinger's basement flooded due to historic rainfall in southeastern Wisconsin. Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping Laura's family and many others in the area start over after devastating storms.

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Volunteers Needed in Wisconsin

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are working hard to assist residents after historic rainfall caused devastating flooding in southeastern Wisconsin. More volunteers are needed to come alongside homeowners and serve in Jesus' Name.

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Starting Over After the Storm

Devastating floodwaters in the wake of Hurricane Matthew destroyed many houses in eastern North Carolina. Samaritan's Purse is rebuilding homes and bringing hope to hurting families.

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Volunteers Tackle Missouri Mud-out

A couple in Doniphan, Missouri, look on in awe as a team of volunteers from Samaritan's Purse go to work on their flood-ravaged home-cleaning up and sharing with them God's goodness in a fresh and unexpected way.

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Faithful Volunteers Serve Flooded Missouri

Daryl Hay lived above the flood plain in Doniphan, Missouri, yet he lost most everything in his home. Then Samaritan's Purse volunteers arrived and helped put Daryl and many others back on their feet.

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Relief Arrives for Missouri

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are busy working to help homeowners affected by unprecedented flooding in Doniphan, Missouri.

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Samaritan's Purse Ministry Overview

Samaritan's Purse is on a rescue mission in Jesus' Name, providing physical and spiritual relief to those affected by war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine. Share this video with your friends and let others know how God is at work around the world.

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Persecuted, But Not Abandoned

Iraqis continue to suffer as ISIS fights from its last stronghold in western Mosul. Over Easter, Franklin Graham, Greta Van Susteren, and her husband, John Coale, visited a church burned by ISIS in Qaraqosh and encouraged our staff at the emergency field hospital where we continue to treat severe injuries from the fighting.

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We Don't Back Down

Regardless of the challenges, Samaritan's Purse will continue to bring physical relief and share the Gospel until all have heard the Name of Jesus Christ.

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Journey from Sacrifice to Service

Drew Toothman, a retired Marine injured in Afghanistan, and his wife Misty participated in our Operation Heal Our Patriots marriage enrichment training in 2013. They came back from Alaska with a stronger marriage and recently served together on the Samaritan's Purse rebuild project in West Virginia.

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Rebuilding Homes, Rebuilding Lives

Samaritan's Purse is working to rebuild homes in Greenbrier County, West Virginia. Terrible floods in 2016 devastated the community.

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Not Alone in New Orleans

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are coming alongside New Orleans homeowners who first suffered through Hurricane Katrina and now must rebuild again after a devastating EF3 tornado.

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Worship Amidst the Rubble

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are serving God by helping New Orleans homeowners recover after a devastating tornado. More volunteers are needed for this response.

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Tornado Strikes New Orleans

Neighborhoods flooded during Hurricane Katrina are now torn apart after a tornado roared through the city. Volunteers are needed to help hurting homeowners. Please pray.

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Samaritan's Purse Responds to Devastating Storms in Georgia

Hurting homeowners in Albany receive a helping hand from staff and volunteers as they minister in Jesus' Name.

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Volunteers Respond After Mississippi Tornado

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are bringing help and hope to homeowners in storm-torn Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

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Devastated in Mississippi

Samaritan's Purse needs hands to help homeowners whose houses were ripped apart in a deadly tornado.

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Samaritan's Purse Helps Homeowners in Georgia

After devastating storms swept through Albany, Georgia, Samaritan's Purse volunteers are blessing homeowners.

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Storms Rip Through Georgia

Samaritan's Purse has chainsaw crews out working to help homeowners whose property was damaged during recent severe storms. More volunteers are needed to handle the huge number of downed trees.

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Treasures in the Ashes of Gatlinburg

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are sharing Christ's love by sifting through ashes in eastern Tennessee to find precious belongings for wildfire survivors.

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Moving into Hope

Samaritan's Purse is bringing hope, healing, and needed encouragement to hundreds of Liberians through a Bible-based leadership development and trauma counseling project.

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Coach Cleans Up After Hurricane Matthew

Wrestling coach Carl Dukes joined a Samaritan's Purse team in South Carolina who helped clean up at his aunt's home after Hurricane Matthew ripped through communities and left behind devastating destruction.

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Healing the Heartbreak After Devastating Floods

Samaritan's Purse has teams working in the Name of Jesus to help homeowners in eastern North Carolina. Local families and churches are united to help one another.

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Hope Arrives in Bluffton

Our volunteers are already hard at work helping South Carolina homeowners devastated by Hurricane Matthew.

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Devastation in Bluffton

Hurricane Matthew tore through Bluffton, South Carolina, and has left many homeowners in desperate need of help. We're asking for many volunteers to come bring physical and spiritual relief to people who are suffering.

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Hurricane Matthew Slams the Carolinas

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief is gearing up to respond in South Carolina and North Carolina, where some areas have seen record-breaking flooding.

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Lighthouse Churches Shine in Disaster Relief Effort

Local churches can invite Samaritan's Purse to set up relief operations at their facility and/or send volunteer teams to help homeowners hit by natural disasters. The churches that partner with Samaritan's Purse are like lighthouses that shine brightly, exemplifying and sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with people in crisis.

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Demonstrating Christ's Love to Louisiana Flood Victims

Volunteers from around the U.S. are joining with Samaritan's Purse to clean out homes in Baton Rouge, Lafayette, and Gonzales

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Relief Arrives in Orange

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are sweeping across south-central Louisiana to help restore families' houses, including the home of a police officer injured in a tragic shooting.

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Volunteers' Hard Work Brings Relief to Louisiana Homeowners

A restaurant owner cooks up comfort food for his neighbors as Samaritan's Purse volunteers fan out across south Louisiana to fix up homes left waterlogged by massive flooding. The disaster relief effort will continue for as long as it takes.

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Serving the People of Louisiana

Samaritan's Purse President Franklin Graham came to encourage homeowners and see the devastation in Louisiana. Our volunteers are already at work, and, with more than 40,000 homes damaged, a long cleanup is ahead.

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The Long Cleanup Begins in Louisiana

Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are helping homeowners after catastrophic flooding damaged 40,000 homes in Louisiana.

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Laying the Foundation

Samaritan's Purse staff members and volunteers are bringing physical aid and spiritual healing to homeowners after flooding in Greenbrier County.

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Rescuers Lift Refugees to Safety

Families fleeing to Greece's shores rest in the gentle care of Samaritan's Purse staff who've come to aid them. Our teams are demonstrating the love of God in tangible ways to refugee families.

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West Virginia Family Survives Flood

Carol Morningstar and her family were overwhelmed at the outpouring of love from Samaritan's Purse volunteers who helped them clean up after floodwaters ravaged West Virginia.

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Relief Arrives After Terrifying Floods

Hundreds of Samaritan's Purse volunteers have converged on communities in West Virginia where homes were devastated by flash flooding. The clean up continues as volunteers, staff, and chaplains minister to homeowners in Jesus' Name.

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Rushing to Help West Virginia

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are in West Virginia to help homeowners clean up after the region experienced its deadliest flooding in a century. Our teams are there to assist, to comfort, and do a good work in Jesus' Name.

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Heartbreak in West Virginia

Samaritan's Purse staff is on the ground and in the air responding to the needs of communities devastated by deadly flooding in West Virginia. Please pray; you can also sign up to volunteer in Greenbrier County (http://spvolunteernetwork.samaritanspurse.org).

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Pray for West Virginia

Deadly flooding has devastated communities in West Virginia. Samaritan's Purse is on the ground and in the air assessing the situation and ministering to homeowners in their time of need.

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Searching for Home

Families arrive in Greece resilient and hopeful, but they can become weary after long stays in refugee camps. Samaritan's Purse is providing basic necessities like food and clean water, and turning a temporary home into a place where refugees can experience God's love.

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Saints March in to Help

Players, coaches, and front-office staff of the NFL's New Orleans Saints partnered with Samaritan's Purse on July 27 to help two homeowners affected by flooding in While Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

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Hearts Poured Out

Samaritan's Purse volunteers came alongside homeowners to replace drywall, remove debris, and show the love of Jesus Christ after flooding again devastated parts of Houston. Darlene Mustard and her son were among those blessed by their service.

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Unsettled

Refugees from Syria and other conflict-torn countries find themselves stuck in Greece. Samaritan's Purse, in coordination with the Greek government and international community, is there meeting critical needs for those who have no option but to remain. Our staff work and pray so these people will experience the love of God in Christ.

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Volunteers Bring Peace to Flooded Houston

After two floods in five weeks, Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers help weary Texas residents.

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Samaritan's Purse Returns to Houston After More Flooding

Staff and volunteers help Houston area homeowners in the aftermath of devastating storms.

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Hands and Feet in Houston

Houston's historic flood left residents wondering where to turn for relief. Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief teams quickly responded, bringing help and the hope of the Gospel.

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Stepping out in Faith

Samaritan's Purse is partnering with local churches to minister to hurting Houston homeowners in the Name of Jesus Christ.

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Samaritan's Purse Responds to Flooding in Houston

Staff and volunteers rush to help devastated families in Texas

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A Hearty Texas Thank-You

Overwhelmed by how our volunteers invested in their lives and cleaned up their home, a family shows their gratitude.

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Tears of Joy in Louisiana

A West Monroe homeowner gives thanks to God for bringing Samaritan's Purse volunteers to help her and her mother after their homes flooded.

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An Answer to Prayer

A Texas community flooded by more than 20 inches of rain receives a much-needed answer to prayer as Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers assist devastated homeowners.

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A Helping Hand in Deweyville, Texas

Samaritan's Purse seeks volunteers and prayers as we help people affected by devastating floods

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Blessed to Be a Blessing

A group of Samaritan's Purse volunteers, affected by earlier disasters-Katrina and Sandy, recently helped a couple in Louisiana recover after rains flooded their home.

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Angels in Disguise

Samaritan's Purse volunteers assist 77-year-old Dorothy Etier after flooding damaged her West Monroe, Louisiana, home.

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Responding to Torrential Floods

Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in Louisiana helping flood victims recover.

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Sharing God's Love

Samaritan's Purse volunteers demonstrate the love of Christ to a family whose home was devastated by the Missouri floods.

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Missouri Flood Relief Begins

Samaritan's Purse volunteers begin recovery efforts after unprecedented flooding sweeps through St. Louis, MO.

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Assisting Missouri in Time of Need

Samaritan's Purse volunteers reach out to St. Louis homeowners devastated by flooding.

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Protected from the Storm

Hector, a Texas homeowner, knows his family would not have survived without the power of prayer. Samaritan's Purse volunteers continue relief efforts in Garland, Texas, after the devastating Christmas tornadoes.

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Beginning the New Year Serving Others

Samaritan's Purse volunteers welcome the new year by serving victims of the deadly Mississippi tornado that leveled homes days before Christmas.

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The Blessing of Serving

Watch how one volunteer talks about the true joy that is found in the blessing of serving others in the midst of disasters.

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Relief Arrives in Mississippi

A deadly tornado swept through northern Mississippi days before Christmas. Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping affected homeowners clean up and also sharing the hope of Christ with them during this difficult time.

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Help after Texas Storms

Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are coming together to help those affected by the storms that hit neighborhoods outside Dallas after Christmas.

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Mississippi in Need

On December 23, 2015, Northern Mississippi was struck by two devastating tornados leaving numerous families homeless. Volunteers from Samaritan's Purse share the love of Jesus Christ with suffering homeowners as they assist in repairing the damage caused by the deadly storms.

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A Thank You from Franklin Graham

Thank you for your prayers and support of Samaritan's Purse in 2015. Because of you we are able to help in Jesus' name!

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The Human Highway

The road to peace for many European refugees is paved with fears and stories of the past. Samaritan's Purse is there along the journey to offer hope and love.

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Helping in Jesus' Name

Samaritan's Purse North American Ministries and our army of volunteers bring relief and hope in times of crisis.

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Serving Together

Father and son Katrina survivors serve flood victims in South Carolina.

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God's Love in Action

Volunteers are coming from near and far to show God's love as Samaritan's Purse helps South Carolina homeowners affected by recent devastating floods. Many of our volunteers have benefited from the work of Samaritan's Purse in the past and are now giving back today.

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South Carolina Governor Volunteers with Samaritan's Purse

Governor Nikki Haley and her staff volunteer alongside Samaritan's Purse to help homeowners struggling after floods overwhelmed parts of Columbia, South Carolina.

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Europe's Refugees Hope for a Better Life

Samaritan's Purse expands relief efforts in Greek and Croatian transit camps as refugees continue to flee violence in their homelands.

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Working as the Hands and Feet of Jesus

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.

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Honored to Serve

Cissie Graham Lynch and her husband, Corey, traveled down to Columbia, South Carolina to serve alongside Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers who are responding to the devastating floods that have struck the area.

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Help in a Time of Need: Flood Relief in South Carolina

After devastating floods claimed more than a dozen lives in South Carolina, Samaritan's Purse is responding and helping homeowners. Watch our teams of volunteers help those who have lost so much.

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Escaping War

As refugee families flee war zones hoping for a brighter future, Samaritan's Purse is distributing essential items at border crossings in five countries.

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Airlifting More Supplies to the Philippines

Samaritan's Purse has filled another 747 cargo jet with emergency supplies and a helicopter for the Philippines. Please continue to pray for our teams and for the people caught in this disaster.

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Bringing Medical Care to Tacloban

Samaritan's Purse has mobilized a medical team of 12 people to work with a hospital in desperate need of help in Tacloban, Philippines. Please continue to pray for this team as they respond in Jesus’ Name.

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Emergency Shelter for Haiyan Survivors

As they transition into monsoon season, Haiyan survivors search through the rubble of their communities for any scraps that can shelter them from the rain. Samaritan's Purse is rushing to their aid with durable tarps to provide shelter in the hardest hit areas. To find out how you can help visit, http://www.samaritanspurse.org/disaster/typhoon/

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Healing and Hope at Tacloban Hospital

Watch as the medical team from Samaritan's Purse responds to the life-threatening needs of injured and desperate Filipino people in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan.

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God Will Rebuild the Philippines

As Samaritan's Purse continues to distribute supplies to help Typhoon Hayian victims, the Filipino people are finding comfort in the hope and knowledge that God's hand is on their country.

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Franklin Graham's Visit to the Philippines

Franklin Graham, President of Samaritan’s Purse, meets with the Mayor of Tolosa, Philippines and Pastor John Pagliawan. Samaritan’s Purse is partnering with churches to meet both spiritual and physical needs and show the love of Jesus to those who have been affected by Typhoon Haiyan.

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Franklin Graham Encourages the People of the Philippines

Franklin Graham visits the Philippines and surveys the areas where Samaritan’s Purse is serving. This Thanksgiving, please remember the Philippines in your prayers.

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A Tangible Service – Illinois Tornado Relief

Samaritan's Purse volunteers are helping tornado victims in Washington, Illinois. Please pray and watch to find out how you can help.

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Continuing Care in the Philippines

Watch as Samaritan's Purse unloads the 747 cargo plane with 110 tons of emergency relief supplies sent from the United States to help ease the burden of Typhoon Haiyan victims in Tacloban and other severely affected areas.

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Volunteer's Faith Reaches The Heights

Meet Shannon. A professional landscaper and recreational climber, he uses his unique gifts to help fell potentially dangerous trees before they can cause more damage to disaster victims' homes. Watch as he discusses how volunteering with Samaritan's Purse has given him a unique perspective on his faith.

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Disaster Relief - Tools of the Trade

Find out what tools volunteers use when they respond to a disaster.

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Samaritan's Purse Volunteer: Josh's Story

Meet Josh Grondin. He sold everything he had to return to Joplin a year after the tornado to help Samaritan's Purse rebuild the homes and lives of those affected.

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Bringing Hope and Supplies to Bantayan

Watch as Samaritan's Purse delivers food and other supplies to Typhoon Haiyan victims on a small Filipino island.

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Airlifting Emergency Supplies to the Philippines

Watch as Samaritan's Purse loads a cargo plane in Charlotte, North Carolina with 110 tons of emergency supplies including tarps for shelter, food, water, and medical supplies.

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Distributing Supplies and Prayer After the Typhoon

Watch as Samaritan's Purse comforts Typhoon Haiyan victims through the distribution of tarps and emergency supplies, as well as with prayer and spiritual support. http://bit.ly/typhoon-yt2

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After the Typhoon: Assessing Damage in the Philippines

See what families affected by Super Typhoon Haiyan are dealing with as a Samaritan's Purse disaster response team determines how we can help in a community where many homes were destroyed. http://bit.ly/typhoon-yt2

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The Gospel in Orange Shirts

See how Samaritan's Purse volunteers are reaching out to one family who lost loved ones during the devastating tornado that struck Granbury, Texas. The Gospel is in motion as teams help those in need through helping to clear debris and lending a shoulder

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California Wildfires: Volunteers Needed

The Butte Fire has already consumed 545 homes. Samaritan's Purse volunteers are needed to assist in the Calaveras County relief efforts.

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Hurricane Sandy Response - Franklin Graham

Samaritan's Purse is providing help to the victims of Hurricane Sandy

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Fleeing from Conflict

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.

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Responding to Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast

Volunteer's are responding to Hurricane Sandy in the Northeast

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Texas Floods: More than Helping Hands

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers bring the Gospel in action first then words. Juan had lost hope waiting for relief to come when Samaritan's Purse volunteers arrived ready to work and share the love of Jesus Christ.

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Hurricane Sandy Relief

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief to hurricane victims

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Compassion for Broken Hearts

Thirty-one years of memories were swept away by the San Marcos floods. Samaritan's Purse volunteers and homeowners work together to cope and move forward.

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Helicopter Assessment of Sandy Debris

Luther Harrison assesses the damage of Hurricane Sandy

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Volunteers Rally Around Sandy Victims

Watch as Samaritan's Purse volunteers engage in disaster relief clean-up efforts in Moonachie, New Jersey where many homes were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Volunteers even include people who were helped by Samaritan's Purse during their own personal disasters and are now returning the favor.

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Help Arrives for Texas Flood Victims

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers work alongside flooded residents in Wimberley, Texas. Homeowner, Alison Harla, describes escaping the rising water with minutes to spare.

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Prayers Answered in New Jersey

Watch as Samaritan's Purse volunteers serve Hurricane Sandy victims in Moonachie, New Jersey. Volunteers have come from all over the country to try to help those struggling from the disaster's aftermath in any way possible. For more information on how you can volunteer, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Responding to Texas Floods

Samaritan's Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers arrive in San Marcos, Texas, to bring help and hope in the wake of devastating floods.

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Volunteers Support Sandy Victims

Watch as volunteers and home owners talk about the work Samaritan's Purse is doing in the lives of Hurricane Sandy victims in New Jersey. Volunteers gather from all over to help out people they've never met before and may never see again in the hopes of sharing Christ's love with them. For more information on how you can get involved, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Paying It Forward

Watch as one Mississippi family who suffered during Hurricane Katrina travels all the way to Colorado to help those affected by the flood.

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Van, Texas Tornado: Recovery Begins

Samaritan's Purse US disaster relief volunteers assist tornado victims in Van, TX.

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Responding to Van, Texas Tornado

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.

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Volunteer's Faith Reaches The Heights

Meet Shannon. A professional landscaper and recreational climber, he uses his unique gifts to help fell potentially dangerous trees before they can cause more damage to disaster victims' homes. Watch as he discusses how volunteering with Samaritan's Purse has given him a unique perspective on his faith.

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Paying It Forward

Watch as one Mississippi family who suffered during Hurricane Katrina travels all the way to Colorado to help those affected by the flood.

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Hope in the Darkness: Julie's Story

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.

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Samaritan's Purse Helps Rebuild Tuscaloosa

After initial disaster relief was administered to devastated areas of Tuscaloosa, Samaritan's Purse didn't stop there. Now the focus is on rebuilding the community and family homes.

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Helping Hands for Broken Hearts

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.

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Serving Those Who Serve

Watch as firefighters, who have been busy serving and sacrificing for their community in the Hurricane Sandy aftermath, are blessed when Samaritan's Purse comes to serve them and their families. For more information on how you can get involved, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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Responding to Needs in Northern Illinois

Samaritan's Purse is on the ground in northern Illinois, helping those who have lost much in the wake of an EF-4 tornado.

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God's Story

Behind the Scenes with Samaritan's Purse staff in Tuscaloosa, Alabama

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Rebuilding Lives in Vanuatu

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.

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Tuscaloosa: Tools of the Trade

Find out what tools volunteers use when they respond to a disaster. For the full story, visit http://samaritanspurse.org/tuscaloosa.

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Relief for Vanuatu

The first relief supplies have reached Tanna, Vanuatu, and more mass distributions are underway in remote villages.

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A New Encounter

God is working in the lives of tsunami victims in Japan a year after the disaster hit

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Japan Rising

Hope is rising to the people of Japan

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Hope for Vanuatu

Samaritan's Purse is bringing medical care and hygiene supplies to communities devastated by Cyclone Pam.

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Franklin Graham in Japan

Franklin Graham on the ground in Japan after the earthquake and tsunami

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Demonstrating God's Love after the Ice Storm

Samaritan's Purse US Disaster Relief team and volunteers clean up neighborhoods in Monterey, TN, after a record breaking ice storm.

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We are in This Together: Japan Tsunami Relief

When the earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, the country saw all sorts of devastation. Hear how Samaritan's Purse partnered with Japanese Christian organizations to help provide relief and hope to those affected by these tragic events. For more information on how you can help, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org.

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After the Storm: Jericho's Story

Like many Samaritan's Purse staffers in the Philippines, Jericho's family lost their home when Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) devastated Tacloban in 2013. Still trying to rebuild, they were forced to weather another storm.

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Leveled by Hagupit

Coastal communities in the Philippines begin clean up sustained by food, clean water and temporary shelters from Samaritan's Purse.

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Relief Arrives in Samar, Philippines

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.

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A Promise Fulfilled

When Franklin Graham visited the storm-ravaged nation of the Philippines in November, he met Pastor John Pagliawan who lost his complete library of books in the flood waters. Franklin Graham promised this pastor that he would send a shipment of Bibles, hymnals, and a collection of books by Billy Graham. Just in time for Christmas, this shipment has arrived.

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Relief after Typhoon Hagupit

Samaritan's Purse brings shelter and clean water to Leyte, Philippines, where 80% of houses were destroyed by Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).

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A Promise Fulfilled

When Franklin Graham visited the storm-ravaged nation of the Philippines in November, he met Pastor John Pagliawan who lost his complete library of books in the flood waters. Franklin Graham promised this pastor that he would send a shipment of Bibles, hymnals, and a collection of books by Billy Graham. Just in time for Christmas, this shipment has arrived.

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[Field] Jeremy Kilday on the ground in Leyte, Philippines

Samaritan's Purse mobilizes relief efforts in the wake of Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby).

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Helping Displaced Iraqis Prepare for Winter

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.

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Airlift to Northern Iraq

Samaritan's Purse is bringing relief supplies to the Northern Iraq

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Worship Arises from Tragedy

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.

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Bringing Relief to Northern Iraq

Islamic State (ISIS) is forcing Christians and minority groups to flee their homes in Northern Iraq. Samaritan's Purse is providing relief for refugees in the area, and showing the people that there is hope in Jesus Christ. Please pray for the internally displaced people and our disaster response teams that are helping.

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Serving Flood Victims in Michigan

Flood waters came and damaged homes throughout Oakland County, Michigan. Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief still needs volunteers to help victims in Jesus' Name. Watch the impact that they are making in homeowners' lives. Sign up to volunteer at http://spvolunteernetwork.org/

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Volunteers Help Michigan Homeowners

"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.

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How Far Can You Walk?

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.

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"To Live is Christ"

She didn't think that she would survive through Typhoon Haiyan. In the midst of her despair, Arlelyn found her purpose. She shares how God worked in her life through this experience.

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The Rebound After The Storm

In the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, the game of basketball plays an important role in the recovery of an island devastated by one of the worst storms in recorded history. The Samaritan’s Purse team gels, on and off the court, as they continue to rebuild.

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A New Life in Christ

Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief volunteers help homeowners by tarping roofs, cleaning debris, and more after twin tornadoes destroy the small town of Pilger, Nebraska. Through their faithful service homeowners are coming to know the love of Jesus.

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A Town Too Tough to Die

Families and friends join together with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers to help their town recover from the twin tornadoes that ripped through Pilger, Nebraska. See how this outpouring of support renews one homeowner’s faith.

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Survival in a Small Town

When deadly tornadoes ripped through the small town of Pilger, Nebraska, Juliana Savage feared the worst for her family. As Samaritan’s Purse volunteer teams work to help the Savages sort through the rubble of their tragedy, Juliana recounts the incredible story of her family’s survival.

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Mississippi Blues

“You never think it can happen to you.” See how people come from across the nation to help bring a community, devastated by tornadoes, hope for a better day. Samaritan’s Purse U.S. Disaster Relief teams stand ready to respond and serve those in need in the wake of a disaster.

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Tending to Tornado aftermath in Nebraska

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.

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A Legacy of Serving in Jesus' Name

“Why does something like this have to happen to get people to be who they should be every day?” A father shares how he hopes to set an example for his son by volunteering with Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief, just as his father set for him.

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A “Sweet Hurt”: God’s Plan in the Midst of Tragedy

A four year-old girl’s life was saved from a tornado when Ruth Bennett used her body as a shield. Ruth's family trusts that what happened next was part of God's plan. Despite the bitter sweet outcome, Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief volunteers in Louisville, Mississippi were able to lend a helping hand to her family during this difficult time.

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Volunteers Near and Far

Watch as a homeowner affected by the tornado in Louisville, Mississippi is amazed at how volunteers come to help her from all over the country and how some even include her former PE students.

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Finding Peace in the Rubble

A homeowner finds comfort after a Samaritan's Purse volunteer discovers a special item under the rubble of his home

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Removing Debris and Burdens in Arkansas

Watch how volunteers skilled in operating heavy machinery use their abilities to serve tornado victims in Jesus' Name.

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Uncovering Faith in Kansas

Samaritan's Purse begins work in Baxter Springs to help homeowners pick up the pieces after many of their homes are destroyed or damaged by a tornado.

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Taking Action After Arkansas Tornado

Samaritan's Purse teams are on the ground in Mayflower, Arkansas as we begin our disaster relief response. We are also currently setting up responses in Mississippi and Kansas. Please join us in prayer. For more information on how to get involved, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org/article/responding-to-deadly-storms/

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Preparing for Disasters

Watch as Samaritan's Purse participate in Alaska Shield, a disaster simulation that will help our organization and the state to be ready to respond when catastrophe strikes. Volunteers from all over participated in Alaska Shield to help Samaritan's Purse and state emergency management personnel practice their disaster relief response skills that will be needed when disaster strikes. To simulate the disaster, actors wore fake wounds as they let medical and emergency officials at a mobile field hospital practice the procedures they use in high-pressure situations. For more information on the types of emergency relief Samaritan's Purse provides all over the world, visit http://www.samaritanspurse.org

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Behind the Fury: Tornado Simulation

Get a behind the scenes look at Samaritan Purse's tornado simulation and learn more about United States Disaster Relief.

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Dangerous Survival: Typhoon Haiyan

Watch the heart-wrenching story of one Filipino man's struggle to survive during the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan and find out what Samaritan's Purse is doing for him and his family as they recover from the storm. http://www.samaritanspurse.org

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A Surge of Support After Typhoon Haiyan

Since the initial disaster relief effort following the catastrophic Typhoon Haiyan, Samaritan's Purse has remained on the ground in the Philippines serving survivors. Watch as Samaritan's Purse continues to help the Filipino people rebuild their lives through feeding programs, shelter, water filtration and more. http://www.samaritanspurse.org

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