Stories About the Children

Shoebox Gifts Bring Joy to Children in Vietnam

Children in a poor community outside of Hanoi, Vietnam, were excited and blessed to receive Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts during a recent distribution event. “This community has difficult conditions. Most people are rice field farmers or labor workers,” explained Minhtrung Le, Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child coordinator in Vietnam. Minhtrung described the distribution as [&hellip

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God’s Faithfulness Displayed in Haiti

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Winter Relief Arrives for Displaced Families in Iraq

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Operation Christmas Child Gifts Help Build the Church in Tanzania

The bike ride through the path of deep sand to Kitomondo takes Pastor Marco Kayumbo more than two hours to negotiate. He prays and sings to pass the time. Kitomondo is a rural community outside Tanzania’s largest city of Dar es Salaam, and it’s where Pastor Marco started a church almost two years ago. It [&hellip

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Samaritan’s Purse Celebrates Rebuilt Churches in Niger

The young men, some of them teenagers, arrived on motorbikes and in taxis to burn churches to the ground. They threw Molotov cocktails and then torched piles of books, hymnals, Bibles, pews, pulpits, and even musical instruments. Dozens of church buildings were burned to rubble during two days in January 2015. Bishop Kimso Bouremai, president [&hellip

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A Look Back at 2017 in Pictures

God was at work in wonderful ways through Samaritan’s Purse in 2017. We give Him all the glory! Enjoy these photographs documenting some of our efforts from last year

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Emergency Field Hospital in Iraq Cared for Thousands of Patients in 2017

For almost nine months, Samaritan’s Purse provided expert care and Christian compassion to critically injured children and adults at our Emergency Field Hospital outside of Mosul, Iraq. Our hospital treated patients in desperate need, including those hurt by gunfire, land mines, mortar rounds, car bombings, and improvised explosives. Our revolving medical team of expatriates and [&hellip

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Mothers of Cleft Lip Patients Recount Journeys of Faith

Fabiola’s and Juan Pablo’s youngest child, Jose, was born with a cleft lip in La Paz, Bolivia, last year. Though clefts are a common birth defect, some in this South American country tend to blame the mother and judge the child. “We were not going to love him less,” Fabiola said, “but I was worried [&hellip

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Urgent Needs Continue to Be Met in South Sudan Through Samaritan’s Purse

Struggling to breathe, Mohammed was admitted to Maban County Hospital in South Sudan. One evening during his stay, this refugee from Sudan’s Blue Nile region heard amazing news—of Lazarus being raised from the dead and of Jesus dying for our sins and rising from the dead. Mohammed listened intently to the Gospel message shared by [&hellip

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It’s Christmastime Again at the Greta Home!

Samaritan’s Purse President Franklin Graham joined Greta Van Susteren and her husband John Coale at the Greta Home and Academy in Haiti on Tuesday, Dec. 19, to wish the residents a merry Christmas. In what has become a Christmastime tradition, Greta and John gave gifts to each child resident and all the staff members there. [&hellip

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