Ministry Projects

After sharing the story of the Good Samaritan, Jesus said “Go and do likewise.” That is the mission of Samaritan’s Purse—to follow the example of Christ by helping those in need and proclaiming the hope of the Gospel.

Children’s Heart Project

Children’s Heart Project works with top-quality hospitals to provide surgery for children who live in countries where the medical expertise and equipment are not available. Since 1997, Children’s Heart Project has arranged life-saving operations for more than 900 children. More

Greta Home and Academy

The Greta Home and Academy is a safe place for orphaned and vulnerable children in Haiti to receive an education and grow in their faith in Jesus Christ. It was named in honor of Fox News host Greta Van Susteren, whose advocacy for the people of Haiti helped save thousands of lives. More

Operation Christmas Child

Since 1993, more than 100 million boys and girls in over 130 countries have experienced God’s love through the power of simple shoe box gifts from Operation Christmas Child. Samaritan’s Purse works with local churches and ministry partners to deliver the gifts and share the life-changing Good News of Jesus Christ. More

Operation Heal Our Patriots

Operation Heal Our Patriots, a ministry project of Samaritan’s Purse, focuses on bringing spiritual refreshment, physical renewal, and marriage enrichment to wounded and injured U.S. military service members and their spouses. More

The Greatest Journey

The Greatest Journey is a follow-up program to Operation Christmas Child that teaches children to become faithful followers of Jesus Christ. Boys and girls enroll in a 12-lesson discipleship program that introduces them to salvation through faith in Christ and encourages them to grow in their faith. More

U.S. Disaster Response

Samaritan’s Purse mobilizes staff and equipment and enlists thousands of volunteers to provide emergency aid to victims of tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires, floods, and other natural disasters in the United States. We often stay behind after our initial response to rebuild or restore houses for needy families. More

World Medical Mission

World Medical Mission was established in 1977 to assist general surgeons who wanted to volunteer for short-term mission trips. Today, we place volunteer Christian physicians, dentists, and other medical personnel in mission hospitals and clinics around the world. More