Stories About the Children

Franklin and Edward Graham Lead High Country Warrior Ride

The eighth annual High Country Warrior Ride, held May 18, raised significant financial support for Operation Heal Our Patriots, the Samaritan’s Purse ministry to military couples with a spouse wounded in combat operations after 9/11. Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham and his son, Edward, a 16-year Army veteran serving with the 75th Ranger Battalion, led [&hellip

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Home Rebuilds Continue in Texas After Hurricane Harvey

Betty Malonson will never forget waking up early one morning to find a foot of water in her home in Houston. Betty had to wade through Hurricane Harvey’s rising floodwaters in order to escape to safety. In the devastating aftermath of the August 2017 storm, more than 10,000 Texas residents were rescued from floodwaters and [&hellip

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Family in Cambodia Receives Clean Water, Hope of Jesus Christ

Khleang and his wife Yoeuth live in a village in Cambodia that often floods during rainy season, and when that happens, bacteria in the unprotected pond spreads throughout the community. More than 100 families live in the village, and they use water from this one pond for everything: drinking, cooking, cleaning, and tending to their [&hellip

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Venezuelan Walkers Find Christian Welcome High in the Andes

Hundreds and even thousands of Venezuelan migrants cross into Colombia each day, leaving behind chaos and deprivation. They’re hoping to find safety and economic opportunity in their neighbor nation or other countries farther south, such as Ecuador and Peru. But the journey is demanding, dangerous, and filled with uncertainty. Who knows how they’ll handle the [&hellip

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Volunteers Serve Families Devastated by Michigan Flooding

Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are working hard in the Detroit area to mud-out homes that were hard-hit by recent flooding. They are removing everything damaged by the water, including sheetrock, flooring, and personal belongings. Our teams are also spraying homes for mold to help prevent further harm. “A lot of people were already at the breaking [&hellip

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Glorifying God in Ethiopia

As first-time volunteers with World Medical Mission, Drs. Mark and Melisa Agness didn’t have any lofty goals when they arrived at Soddo Christian Hospital in Ethiopia last fall. They simply wanted to minister to patients and staff and make whatever difference they could. Not only did the experience exceed their expectations, but the California couple [&hellip

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Families Learn About Jesus Together in Mexico

As children around the world receive Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts and are invited to learn more about Jesus Christ through The Greatest Journey discipleship program, many parents are curious to find out what their children are learning. This is especially true if the adults themselves know little about Him. Soon, whole families are studying [&hellip

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Lifesaving Medical Care Provided for Mothers in Crisis

By Dr. Maria, an FP-OB who served at our Emergency Field Hospital. It was my first night in Buzi, Mozambique, and the radio buzzed for an emergency C-section. The patient, Eliza, was bleeding and her baby was in distress. In a whirlwind, the baby boy was delivered and being resuscitated by our nursery nurse and [&hellip

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Myanmar: Victim of Labor Trafficking Finds Victory in Chicken Farming

The job recruiter promised Ko Eh Doh* a stable job at a construction company with a good salary. He would have to leave his home in Myanmar and travel to Bangkok, Thailand, but with limited employment options in his village, Ko Eh Doh and 12 others decided to go. The recruiter promised to take care [&hellip

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Moms Who Suffered Under ISIS Now Receive Help for their Babies

When you live in a displacement camp, you’re assigned one tent for your whole family. Your bathrooms are at the end of the block—along with your kitchen and access to water. How do you prepare food for your child? How do you keep your child safe? Haley Wilson, Samaritan’s Purse health program manager in Iraq, [&hellip

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