Samaritan’s Purse Blog

West Virginia Devastated by Flooding
Samaritan's Purse staff and volunteers are helping homeowners in West Virginia

Samaritan’s Purse staff are on the ground and volunteers have started work in response to the devastation caused by recent flooding in West Virginia. GO HERE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT VOLUNTEERING Residents of 44 West Virginia counties are reeling from property loss and the loss of loved ones swept away by waters that also destroyed bridges and roadways. Whole houses were reportedly carried away with people inside. The area received more rain on Monday, June 27. One of our Disaster Relief … [Read more...]

Dreaming Big
How Samaritan's Purse transformed an empty field into a fully functioning hospital in the wake of the Ecuador earthquake

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Wrestling for Life
Refugees in South Sudan wrestle with life's challenges, but many have come to find joy in Christ

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The Shadow of Death
Thirteen Ebola survivors share their stories

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The Magnitude of Love
Our Emergency Field Hospital team brings physical and spiritual healing to earthquake survivors in Ecuador

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Caring for Bodies & Souls
Maternal and Child Health Programs in Cambodia

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Pursuing a Higher Calling
Two families moved to Nepal to save lives. Along the way, their lives were transformed too.

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Water Is Life
See our work in South Sudan for World Water Day 2016

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Surviving the Himalayan Winter
View a photo essay on our airlift of urgently needed winter supplies to mountain villages in Nepal

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Faces of the Faithful
Operation Christmas Child year-round volunteers serve in various roles to aid in the success of the project

Year-round volunteers make Operation Christmas Child possible. In all 50 states and Puerto Rico, more than 9,000 people ranging from youth to retirees serve on area teams that facilitate this Samaritan’s Purse project. Opportunities are available in leadership, church relations, logistics, community relations, media relations, prayer mobilization, administrative support, and student relations. With Operation Christmas Child, there’s a niche for you whatever your gift, life-stage, or location. … [Read more...]