Stories About the Children

Samaritan’s Purse Volunteers Bring Relief in Jesus’ Name to Georgia and Florida Panhandle

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR OUR HURRICANE MICHAEL RESPONSE LATEST Oct. 15, 8:30 a.m. Samaritan’s Purse has established bases of operation in both Albany, Georgia, and along the Florida Panhandle. Volunteers have already been working hard in hard-hit areas of Georgia, with 132 volunteers responding to 375 work orders. Soon we will begin work in [&hellip

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God Brings New Life to a Disabled Boy in Mongolia Through Operation Christmas Child

Teenaged Sampil is a different person after receiving an Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift. Once generally homebound, he now travels freely about the city of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Instead of being lonely, he now plays on team sports and has many friends. He initially had finished his education at the primary school level, but after a [&hellip

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‘It’s Unbelievable What You’ve Done for Us’

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR OUR HURRICANE FLORENCE RESPONSE When John Whitfield got word that a TV station in New Bern, N.C.—just one block from his home—was evacuating its staff because of flooding due to Hurricane Florence, he rushed over to investigate. John is a captain with the sheriff’s office in Craven County, and he [&hellip

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A Mountain Community in Mexico Responds to the Gospel

Eusebia heard about Jesus on the radio. A couple of decades ago, that was the main way for the Mexicanero/Nuhuatl people living in the mountains of northwest Mexico to hear the Gospel. The only road to Eusebia’s village of La Laguna was a river bed that flooded for several months each year during the rainy [&hellip

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Volunteer Helped Hurricane Florence Victims in Jesus’ Name

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR OUR HURRICANE FLORENCE RESPONSE Julio Hernandez was moved with compassion when he heard about how Hurricane Florence devasted the North Carolina coast. “Your heart breaks for people, and you want to do anything you can to help and comfort them,” he said. Julio, who has served in the Army for [&hellip

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Samaritan’s Purse Responding, Please Pray for Survivors After Indonesia Earthquake and Tsunami

More than 1,400 people died when an earthquake and ensuing tsunami hit the Indonesian island of Sulawesi on Sept. 28. The 7.5-magnitude temblor triggered waves up to 20 feet high. Samaritan’s Purse will be partnering with local churches to serve the needs of those in hard-hit areas. “I was in Indonesia after the 2004 tsunami, [&hellip

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New Building Will Help Church Shine the Light of Jesus in Southwestern Alaska

A vessel crossed the Bering Sea in 1919 and traveled inland along the Yukon River to help start the first native-led church in the newly-established settlement of Mountain Village—a small community in southwestern Alaska. The ship’s name was Hope and it was carrying its namesake—the hope found only in the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Over [&hellip

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It’s Operation Christmas Child Shoebox Time!

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Volunteers Serve Coastal Community Devastated by Flooding

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR OUR HURRICANE FLORENCE RESPONSE “That’s our whole neighborhood,” Steve Hubbard said as he scrolled through photos on his phone. The images show his street completely underwater in Leland, North Carolina. While Steve and his wife Deborah and their grown daughter Amanda were in Florida with family—they had evacuated ahead of [&hellip

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Relief Efforts Expand to South Carolina; Work Continues on Tar Heel Coast

SIGN UP TO VOLUNTEER FOR OUR HURRICANE FLORENCE RESPONSE As Samaritan’s Purse continues to assist homeowners in three different cities in North Carolina following Hurricane Florence, we are responding to calls for help in South Carolina. Staff and a disaster relief unit—a tractor trailer filled with equipment and supplies—have been sent to Horry County, where [&hellip

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