Stories About the Children

Providing Relief as the Latest Crisis in Syria Unfolds

Hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing northern Syria after Turkey invaded the area last week. The fighting has been fierce in this rugged region where there are some Christian villages that go back nearly 2,000 years. Already there are many reports of atrocities that have occurred, and Samaritan’s Purse is responding in Jesus’ Name [&hellip

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Samaritan’s Purse Continues to Serve Iraq’s Displaced Children

Thousands of people remain displaced in northern Iraq even now, five years after ISIS swept across the nation and forced people from their homes. Families are living in tents and their children have known nothing but war. Samaritan’s Purse is offering a reprieve to these children through child-friendly spaces (CFS) operating in four different displacement [&hellip

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The Love Behind a Shoebox Gift Surprised a Girl in Cambodia

Boun Thorne grew up in a boat village in the Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia. In the aftermath of a terrible situation, she moved at age 10 to a safe house where she received Bible teaching and an Operation Christmas Child shoebox—her first gift ever! When Boun inquired why someone would send her a gift, [&hellip

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The 2019 Christmas Gift Catalog Is Here!

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Samaritan’s Purse Rebuilds Two More Churches in Rural Alaska

Clara Honea remembers when the first missionaries floated down the Yukon River more than 73 years ago to Ruby, Alaska—a gold rush town turned native village, now home to a community of Athabaskan Koyukon people in the state’s remote interior. She remembers some of the first services at Ruby Bible Church and especially the night [&hellip

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Team Patriot Helps Fellow Veterans in Texas

“A good generation, like ours, is always wondering: ‘Will they have somebody to take our place to help other people when they need help?’ I see it now with veterans helping veterans. I see it very clearly.”—Joe Escamilla Sr., World War II veteran Joe Escamilla Sr., 93, was proud to see fellow veterans—albeit much younger [&hellip

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Congressional Delegation Visits Emergency Field Hospital in the Bahamas

Samaritan’s Purse continues serving hurting families one month after Hurricane Dorian’s devastating strike on the Bahamas. Our mobile Emergency Field Hospital in Freeport on Grand Bahama remains up and running as our team of medical specialists provides quality care for patients in desperate need. We have seen more than 2,700 patients since the hospital opened [&hellip

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Medical Team Provides Cataract Surgeries in Remote Mexico

Fidel badly broke both his leg and arm decades ago, and despite the continuing pain, he still pushed through to do heavy farm work and cut firewood as best he could. But when cataracts took his sight a couple years back, life quickly came to a halt. “I mostly have to stay in the house,” [&hellip

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God Uses a Shoebox Gift to Transform a Family in the Philippines

Bryce Pablo received a shoebox gift as a 4-year-old. Three years later, he accepted Jesus Christ and led his family to follow the Lord as well! Bryce Pablo is one of more than 6 million children in the Philippines who have received a gift-filled Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift. “When I opened my box, I [&hellip

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Sustained in the Storm

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