Stories About the Children

Samaritan’s Purse Airlifts Relief to Displaced Syrian Families

Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 aircraft left Greensboro, North Carolina, on Thursday, Nov. 7, loaded with more than 20 tons of relief supplies to aid displaced Syrians. The four-engine cargo jet landed in Erbil, Iraq, on Monday, Nov. 11, and was met by our disaster assistance response team (DART) members. The cargo load of tarps, water filters, [&hellip

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Samaritan’s Purse Responding to South Sudan Flooding

The South Sudan government has declared a state of emergency due to severe flooding in about 30 counties in the east and northeast parts of the country. More than 900,000 people are affected, with Pibor and Maban being two of the hardest-hit areas. Hundreds of thousands are now considered internally displaced as their homes have [&hellip

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From Wyoming to the World with Love

Jana Ginter lives on the southeastern plains of Wyoming, 30 miles east of Cheyenne, a place where golden wheat fields stretch in almost every direction to the far distant horizon and where acres of sunflowers glow in the late-summer sun. Here, “next-door” neighbors live several miles apart, separated by spacious farms and cattle ranches, most [&hellip

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Families Growing in God’s Word Through Agriculture

First, Juan Carlos, a Samaritan’s Purse agricultural technician in Bolivia, teaches families how to grow and sell their own produce. Then he gives them everything they need to start a garden: a watering can, several varieties of enhanced seeds, a shovel, and an instruction guide—as well as a Bible and a Bible reading plan to [&hellip

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Remember Me

Retired Army Sergeant First Class Ronnie Busbin and his wife Beth of Cunningham, Tennessee, participated in the first week of the Operation Heal Patriots summer season in Alaska this year. Ronnie deployed to Iraq in 2004 and Afghanistan in 2006 and 2011-12. He suffers from multiple traumatic brain injuries received while performing his duties as [&hellip

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Portraits of the Syrian Refugee Crisis

More than 13,000 Syrian refugees have fled through conflict zones in their own country to find safety in neighboring Iraq. Their first stop across the border is the Sehela transit center where Samaritan’s Purse staff has been present to greet them, help serve a meal, and offer them hygiene and dignity kits, complete with soap, [&hellip

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The 2019 Christmas Gift Catalog Is Here!

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God’s Love Transforms Hearts

Vanessa was mad at God and questioned why He had allowed her son Mateo to be born with a hole in his heart. Mateo had to limit his physical activity because he was easily tired and out of breath. Even when he felt OK, his family cautioned him against running too hard or too long [&hellip

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Shoeboxes Launch Outreach to Children in Western Mexico

Jesús was in trouble and he was afraid. He tried to hide from the police, knowing prison—and separation from his wife and children—awaited him. When the police caught Jesús, he was sentenced to seven years in jail in Mazatlan, Mexico. “My life was sad. I felt defeated,” he said. In prison, Jesús met Pastor Carlos, [&hellip

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‘Baking a Difference’ for Christ in North Carolina

With some 60 members, Grace Presbyterian Church’s small size is no obstacle to their great desire to share the hope of Jesus Christ around the world. The Franklin, North Carolina, church is one of thousands of small-town churches across the country who are joining together to create a lasting, global impact through Operation Christmas Child. [&hellip

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