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‘Homelessness’: New PragerU Short Documentary Presents Viable Solutions to Critical Humanitarian Crisis

LOS ANGELES — More than half a million Americans are homeless on any given night. “Homelessness: The Reality and the Solution” features interviews with community organizations who are actively helping fight against the humanitarian crisis. Billions of dollars in government spending have not solved the problem of the mounting homelessness crisis across the country. “The… Continue reading ‘Homelessness’: New PragerU Short Documentary Presents Viable Solutions to Critical Humanitarian Crisis

Convoy of Hope Deploys Teams & Humanitarian Aid to Poland, Other Strategic Locations for Displaced Ukrainians

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SPRINGFIELD, MO — Through partners across Europe and teams on the ground, Convoy of Hope is providing shelter, food, water, hygiene kits and other necessities to Ukrainian refugees in Poland and other strategic locations. More than 1.7 million Ukrainians have fled to bordering countries after war broke out more than a week ago; the number… Continue reading Convoy of Hope Deploys Teams & Humanitarian Aid to Poland, Other Strategic Locations for Displaced Ukrainians

Christian-Funded Charity Responds to Humanitarian Needs During Israel-Palestinian Conflict

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JERUSALEM — Due to continued rocket attacks across central and southern Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), the largest Christian-funded provider of security and humanitarian aid in Israel, increased aid to affected citizens waiting out the conflict. “Last week, we immediately approved security measures like bomb shelters and protective vests to… Continue reading Christian-Funded Charity Responds to Humanitarian Needs During Israel-Palestinian Conflict

International Humanitarian Organization Partners with First Responders Ahead of Snowstorm in Israel

Yael Eckstein, President and CEO of The Fellowship, with staff delivering food boxes and blankets to elderly citizens in Jerusalem and the surrounding region. | Photo Credit: © 2021 IFCJ, photo by Avishag Shaar-Yashuv

JERUSALEM — On Wednesday, just ahead of the storm that covered Jerusalem and the surrounding area with a thick blanket of snow, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship) together with United Hatzalah, distributed more than 200 packages of warm blankets, space heaters, and food supplies to elderly residents of the capital and… Continue reading International Humanitarian Organization Partners with First Responders Ahead of Snowstorm in Israel

Mission Aviation Services: Faithfully Flying for 50 Years

NORTH CAROLINA — For the past 50 years Mission Aviation Services has allowed Samaritan’s Purse to rapidly provide relief supplies and deploy emergency personnel in Jesus’ Name anywhere in the world. Seth Harris For the last 50 years, Samaritan’s Purse has been delivering aid and help around the world in Jesus’ Name, and Mission Aviation… Continue reading Mission Aviation Services: Faithfully Flying for 50 Years

Hope Springs Anew in Iraq

QARAQOSH, IRAQ — With a history of work in Iraq that dates back to 1991, Samaritan’s Purse continues to minister to the needs of the hurting in this rugged, war-torn land. ISIS’ takeover of parts of the country from 2014-2017 left lasting scars on the hearts and lives of its people. Many lost loved ones… Continue reading Hope Springs Anew in Iraq

Celebrating the Beginning of Summer at the Strawberry Fest

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) was founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan, which inspired numerous charities like Gospel for Asia Canada, to assist the poor and deprived worldwide, had the joy of being at the Stoney Creek Strawberry Fest, to bless children in the community with special balloons and free games, receive… Continue reading Celebrating the Beginning of Summer at the Strawberry Fest

Feeding Refugees in Ukraine

DNIPRO, UKRAINE — A Samaritan’s Purse church partner in Dnipro, Ukraine, is helping feeding and distributing food to refugees who have fled their homes due to the ongoing conflict. More importantly, they are also sharing the Gospel of Jesus Christ with them. Vladimir Ivanov – Pastor, Blagovest Church: At the moment, there is an urgent… Continue reading Feeding Refugees in Ukraine

Ukrainian Refugee Praises God for Help in Poland

POLAND — Natalia, a Ukrainian refugee who fled the conflict in her country, praises God for the food, housing, and spiritual hope she received from Samaritan’s Purse and partner organization Remar S.O.S. after she and her child arrived in Poland. Natalia Ignatenko – Ukrainian Refugee: I am from Ukraine, from the Kyiv region, Bucha district.… Continue reading Ukrainian Refugee Praises God for Help in Poland

The Chaplains’ Ministry, Emergency Dental Care by KJMC in the Time of War in Ukraine

KYIV, UKRAINE — As the war rages in Ukraine, the chaplain’s ministry has become an essential part of the Kyiv Jewish Messianic Congregation. Recently, KJMC chaplains visited Ukrainian soldiers near the front line. They brought a diesel-electric generator, shovels, food, tactical gloves and PPE glasses, coffee, and sweets. But most importantly they brought the Word… Continue reading The Chaplains’ Ministry, Emergency Dental Care by KJMC in the Time of War in Ukraine

Distributing Food to Displaced Families in Ukraine

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is distributing tons of food in Ukraine to displaced families through a multitude of church partners in the country. Hobie Smith – Samaritan’s Purse: My name is Hobie Smith, and I’m with the Samaritan’s Purse response here in Ukraine. Not far from here, just a few short miles, fighting is going… Continue reading Distributing Food to Displaced Families in Ukraine

Resupplying Ukraine’s Hospitals

NORTHERN UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is helping to strengthen the Eastern European country’s medical systems with regular airlifts of supplies aboard their DC-8. They are working with church partners to distribute these items to those in great need. Dr. Alla Mustafaieva – Volunteer: There is war in Ukraine right now. It is very scary. It… Continue reading Resupplying Ukraine’s Hospitals

Helping Ukrainian Refugees in Czech Republic

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse, a non-profit and faith-based organization, is partnering with a Ukrainian-speaking church in Prague to minister to refugees from Ukraine. Bogdan Galyuk – Pastor: Ukraine is going through one of the darkest chapters of its history. More than six million Ukrainians left their country and became refugees in European countries. Leonid Demchyuk… Continue reading Helping Ukrainian Refugees in Czech Republic

GFA World Is Serving the Community as a Voting Station

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — Gospel for Asia (GFA World) was founded by Dr. K.P. Yohannan as a worldwide mission movement dedicated to raising awareness and support for national missionaries serving the needy in Asia and now in Africa. The mission of GFA World first began in Canada in the fall of 1982. What happened on… Continue reading GFA World Is Serving the Community as a Voting Station

Feeding Families in Conflict-Torn Ukraine

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is distributing hundreds of tons of food each week to conflict-torn families in Ukraine. Ryan Cain, Samaritan’s Purse: My name is Ryan Cain with Samaritan’s Purse here in central Ukraine, where Samaritan’s Purse is heavily prioritizing food distribution as a result of the conflict. There is a massive need throughout the… Continue reading Feeding Families in Conflict-Torn Ukraine

On Juneteenth, U.S. Congressman Danny Davis joins Inaugural CityServe West Cook Event to Distribute $1.2 million in Household Items, Furniture, Other Essentials to the Community

GIK (goods-in-kind) arrive at the new CityServe West Cook HUB at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Chicago

CHICAGO — On Monday, CityServe launched CityServe West Cook—their first HUB in Illinois—at Mount Vernon Baptist Church in Chicago, featuring a special service and community outreach to commemorate Juneteenth. As part of CityServe West Cook, church members blessed local families with $1.2 million worth of clothing, school supplies, recreational items, and other household necessities from… Continue reading On Juneteenth, U.S. Congressman Danny Davis joins Inaugural CityServe West Cook Event to Distribute $1.2 million in Household Items, Furniture, Other Essentials to the Community

Expert Helps Christian Journalists, Aid Workers ‘Understand Each Other’ in a Crisis

CHRISTIAN JOURNALISTS, AID WORKERS STAGE 'CRISIS SUMMIT:' Palmer Holt, founder of InChrist Communications (ICC, www.InChristCommunications.com), will be one of the experts helping faith-based journalists and humanitarian aid workers decipher each other's roles at a groundbreaking "crisis summit" this month. The Crisis Publishing Initiative Conference will take place June 26-29 in Mundelein, Ill., a suburb of Chicago.

CHARLOTTE, NC — One of the nation’s leading experts in Christian media and crisis communications will help faith-based journalists and humanitarian aid workers decipher each other’s roles at a groundbreaking “crisis summit” this month. Veteran journalist and crisis communications specialist Palmer Holt, founder of InChrist Communications (ICC, www.inchristcommunications.com), will speak on “Getting the Best News… Continue reading Expert Helps Christian Journalists, Aid Workers ‘Understand Each Other’ in a Crisis

God’s Mercy Flight Gives Ukrainian Refugees New Life in Canada

POLAND — On Sunday, May 15, a DC-8 cargo jet left Poland on a special mission to bring 28 Ukrainian refugees to Toronto, Canada, where they will be able to reunite with family, friends, and other sponsors arranged by Samaritan’s Purse. These families fled from the horror of the conflict continuing to rage inside Ukraine,… Continue reading God’s Mercy Flight Gives Ukrainian Refugees New Life in Canada

Operation Mobilisation Helps Viktoria’s Family Find Refuge in Poland

POLAND — Viktoria, a Ukrainian mother of two, shares her story of seeking refuge from war. It’s one that echoes so many others now fleeing the country who are receiving practical and spiritual support from OM and their church partners and volunteers. “My name is Viktoria and I am from Ukraine, from the Rivne region.… Continue reading Operation Mobilisation Helps Viktoria’s Family Find Refuge in Poland

Equipping Unsung Heroes to Deliver Relief Deep Inside Ukraine

UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is working through a network of over 2,000 partner churches in Ukraine to provide food, medicine, and other critical relief items to displaced people all across the country in Jesus’ Name. Ken Isaacs – Vice President of Programs & Government Relations Samaritan’s Purse: My name is Ken Isaacs, and I’m speaking… Continue reading Equipping Unsung Heroes to Deliver Relief Deep Inside Ukraine

Airlift Arrives with Life-Saving Medical Equipment in Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA — A Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 airlift has landed in Ethiopia with life-saving equipment and supplies to help hospitals devastated by recent violence. Armed conflict in one northern area of the East African nation has left medical facilities unable to provide critical services for some 350,000 people. Vulnerable people, including the sick, wounded,… Continue reading Airlift Arrives with Life-Saving Medical Equipment in Ethiopia

ServingHIM Delivers Ukrainian Refugee Assistance with $200K+ in Matching Gifts from Texas Donors

PLANO, TX — Texas-based Christian ministry and nonprofit organization ServingHIM (Healthcare International Ministries) announced today the organization has received a new $108K donor match from a local benefactor as part of its ongoing assistance campaign to support Ukrainian refugees at the borders between Romania and Moldova. Volunteers from ServingHIM’s partner churches and clinics are providing… Continue reading ServingHIM Delivers Ukrainian Refugee Assistance with $200K+ in Matching Gifts from Texas Donors

Samaritan’s Purse Compassionate Medical Care brings Faith, Hope, and Healing in Lviv, Ukraine

LVIV, UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is providing compassionate medical care in a clinic at the Lviv train station in Ukraine for sick and injured refugees who are fleeing the carnage across their country. Natasha – Lviv Resident: Many refugees are coming from completely different corners of our Ukraine. People are demoralized. They don’t see what… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Compassionate Medical Care brings Faith, Hope, and Healing in Lviv, Ukraine

Emergency Field Hospital Opens in Ukraine

LVIV, UKRAINE — The Samaritan’s Purse Emergency Field Hospital is open in western Ukraine, and their medical team is already treating patients suffering due to the escalating conflict. “We come in the Name of Jesus Christ, and we hope this hospital is a blessing to you,” Elliott Tenpenny told those gathered at the hospital today,… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Opens in Ukraine

Free Pancake Breakfast on Canada Day in Stoney Creek Ontario

FREE PANCAKE AND BACON BREAKFAST: After a two-year hiatus we are excited to welcome you back for a fun day to celebrate with delicious fresh-cooked pancakes and family-oriented games and activities. https://www.bechurch.ca/outreach/news/

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — St. Cyprian Believers Eastern Church (“BEC” www.bechurch.ca) is looking forward to celebrating Canada Day, Friday July 1st, with the Stoney Creek community! We are very excited to once again host our community at 245 King St E, Stoney Creek, for this celebration of confederation. So, if you are in the area… Continue reading Free Pancake Breakfast on Canada Day in Stoney Creek Ontario

GFA World is Providing Free Health Care in Remote Areas of Asia

WILLS POINT, TX – GFA World (Gospel for Asia) founded by K.P. Yohannan, has been the model for numerous charities like GFA World Canada, to help the poor and deprived worldwide. Gospel for Asia (GFA)-supported medical ministry is helping thousands who are in need of medical attention, all the while displaying the love of Christ.… Continue reading GFA World is Providing Free Health Care in Remote Areas of Asia

Joni and Friends Rescues Disabled Refugees in Ukraine

UKRAINE — As soon as war broke out in Ukraine, Joni and Friends mobilized their partners on the ground to evacuate refugees with disabilities from the worst-hit conflict zones across the country. They’ve now rescued 390 people and are providing long-term support to enable them to resettle into their new lives across Europe.   The… Continue reading Joni and Friends Rescues Disabled Refugees in Ukraine

Warrior Getaways Provide Healing for Veterans and their Families

UNITED STATES — Warrior Getaway is designed to serve American servicemen and women who have visible and invisible injuries as a result of war. Veterans, along with their families, are provided a safe space for respite, community, and healing. Hear the stories of couples and families whose lives were impacted at one of these getaways.… Continue reading Warrior Getaways Provide Healing for Veterans and their Families

Franklin Graham Meets with Samaritan’s Purse Teams in Ukraine

LVIV, UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Assistance Response Team members are helping the hurting in Ukraine in Jesus’ Name. Their President and CEO Franklin Graham recently traveled there to see their medical work and encourage those on the ground. Franklin Graham – President and CEO, Samaritan’s Purse: This is Franklin Graham in Ukraine, where Samaritan’s… Continue reading Franklin Graham Meets with Samaritan’s Purse Teams in Ukraine

Joni’s House is a Lifeline for Mother with Two Disabled Sons

SAN SALVADOR, EL SALVADOR — Esmerelda’s pregnancy was typical and uneventful, but while carrying her son, she was a victim of domestic violence. Esmerelda worried that the abuse she suffered at her husband’s hand would cause their new baby to be born with a disability. At five months, Kevin was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. When… Continue reading Joni’s House is a Lifeline for Mother with Two Disabled Sons

Bringing Relief to Fleeing Ukrainians

MOLDOVA — In addition to their multiple medical treatment locations in various locations around Ukraine, Samaritan’s Purse is working through church partners and partner organizations to help bring supply and relief to fleeing Ukrainians with needed items for wherever their journey takes them. They are providing supplies for distribution in both Ukraine and Moldova. So… Continue reading Bringing Relief to Fleeing Ukrainians

GFA World Serves Stoney Creek Community by Cleaning up Garbage

Nine staff members from GFA World clean up bottles, plastic bags, and other litter from a ditch by a school and shopping centre.

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO — GFA World (Gospel for Asia Canada) seeks to serve the deprived and downcast worldwide, which this spring also included helping their community by cleaning up a nearby area. Tens of thousands of people live in slums, with few opportunities for education or employment. These slums are dirty, cramped, and littered with… Continue reading GFA World Serves Stoney Creek Community by Cleaning up Garbage

Medical Clinic Provides Vital Support in Western Ukraine

CHERNIVTSI, UKRAINE — Samaritan’s Purse is operating an Emergency Outpatient Clinic in Chernivtsi, Ukraine, to provide medical care for the increasing volume of internally displaced people who are fleeing the violent conflict in their country. Luke Bray, MD – Samaritan’s Purse: With this being my first deployment, I didn’t know what to expect. So you’ve… Continue reading Medical Clinic Provides Vital Support in Western Ukraine

GFA World Canada Celebrates Their 37th Anniversary

STONEY CREEK, ONTARIO – GFA World was founded in the US by Dr. K.P. Yohannan in 1979 as a worldwide mission movement dedicated to raising awareness and support for national missionaries serving the needy in Asia and now in Africa. In a recent interview, Dr. K.P. Yohannan said “Our calling as a ministry has always been… Continue reading GFA World Canada Celebrates Their 37th Anniversary

Helping the Refugees at the Borderline of Siret, Romania

SUCEAVA, ROMANIA— Most of the Ukrainian refugees are entering Romania through Siret Custom from Suceava County. The last days were critical for everybody because of the low temperatures in the zone. Nelu Prodan – Director Natanel Center Suceava: The last three weeks were critical, as you know, there were many refugees waves in many points… Continue reading Helping the Refugees at the Borderline of Siret, Romania

Christian Aid Mission Helps Desperate Single Mother in North Africa

AFRICA — A single mother of three in dire need, Shahd* was desperate when she called the national missionary supported by Christian Aid Mission. The missionary responded with compassionate aid and support, providing Shahd with the means to establish her own business and empowering her to provide for her family. According to the mission organization,… Continue reading Christian Aid Mission Helps Desperate Single Mother in North Africa

Providing Shelter for Ukrainian Refugees

UKRAINE — Vitaliy Smolin, director of Open Door Foundation, is partnering with Samaritan’s Purse in Ukraine to provide shelter for Ukrainian refugees fleeing the fighting. Vitaliy Smolin – Director, Open Door Foundation: My heart for Ukraine is to help the orphans, to help the children, because that’s what God’s heart is. As soon as the… Continue reading Providing Shelter for Ukrainian Refugees

Medical Interventions in Ukraine

RZESZOW, POLAND — Medical equipment and supplies for a Samaritan’s Purse Emergency Field Hospital in Lviv, Ukraine, were airlifted via three flights (two aboard our DC-8 cargo jet) from North Carolina to Poland on March 4, 8, and 10. All materials have been unloaded, and most have been transported to Ukraine. The field hospital is… Continue reading Medical Interventions in Ukraine

CityServe Nevada Launches with Service Members and Veterans Giveaway Event to Provide Household Goods to Las Vegas Veterans

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LAS VEGAS, NV– CityServe Nevada announced today its launch in Clark County with the Voice of the Veteran organization and its Chairman Peter Palivos, which will take place on Saturday, March 12th, 2022 at the International Church of Las Vegas (ICLV), 8100 Westcliff Road, Las Vegas. The Nevada Veterans Giveaway Event, which will serve up… Continue reading CityServe Nevada Launches with Service Members and Veterans Giveaway Event to Provide Household Goods to Las Vegas Veterans

Emergency Field Hospital Now Being Set Up in Ukraine

LVIV, UKRAINE — A Samaritan’s Purse DC-8 has landed safely in Poland and materials for their Emergency Field Hospital have been transported to Ukraine. The Samaritan’s Purse team is now in the process of setting up the facility on the outskirts of Lviv. Based on recent assessments, it has been decided to increase the capacity… Continue reading Emergency Field Hospital Now Being Set Up in Ukraine

Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to Ukraine

POLAND — Samaritan’s Purse has deployed disaster response specialists to Poland and Romania in the wake of the conflict in Ukraine as well as an emergency field hospital. The field hospital will then be transported to Ukraine where it will provide specialized trauma care to people impacted by the conflict. This unit will have the… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Deploys Emergency Field Hospital to Ukraine

Family Retreat Brings Rest for Single Mother with Special Needs Son

NATCHEZ, MS — For many families living with disability, down time is seldom part of their daily routine. And for single parents like Jayna Stogner from Mississippi, breaks are almost non-existent. Family Retreat is the only time she is able to get away and relax, knowing that her son is being well taken care of.… Continue reading Family Retreat Brings Rest for Single Mother with Special Needs Son

CityServe Network, Housing Authority of the County of Kern Awarded Homekey Round 2 Award: $29.9 Million to Develop Housing for Kern’s Most Vulnerable

BAKERSFIELD, CA — CityServe Network and the Housing Authority of the County of Kern announced today it has been awarded a Homekey Round 2 award by The California Department of Housing and Community Development. The $29,999,496 award is to build 126 units for those in need of housing on the CityServe Network property, 3201 F… Continue reading CityServe Network, Housing Authority of the County of Kern Awarded Homekey Round 2 Award: $29.9 Million to Develop Housing for Kern’s Most Vulnerable

As Severe Winter Storms Strike Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Is Providing Critical, Lifesaving Care to Israel’s Most Vulnerable Citizens

JERUSALEM — Winter storm Carmel has ravaged Israel, and the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews (The Fellowship), in collaboration with Israel’s Ministry of Welfare and Social Affairs, has immediately responded to assist the vulnerable sectors of Israeli society – in particular, the elderly and people with disabilities living alone, the homeless, and impoverished families… Continue reading As Severe Winter Storms Strike Israel, the International Fellowship of Christians and Jews Is Providing Critical, Lifesaving Care to Israel’s Most Vulnerable Citizens

Levi’s Family in El Salvador Receives Life-Changing Gift

EL SALVADOR — People living with disabilities worldwide have been hardest by the pandemic. Still suffering from isolation, inadequate healthcare, and job loss, they are desperate for the hope of Jesus. Joni & Friends provided the life-changing perfect gift of a wheelchair for young Levi in one of the toughest parts of San Salvador in… Continue reading Levi’s Family in El Salvador Receives Life-Changing Gift

Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

GERMANY — Millions of refugees fleeing war and economic hardships in the Middle East and Africa have made their way to Europe. They must learn a new language and learn how to deal with schools, transportation, banks and everything else. But a Christian foundation in Germany has created a unique housing project to help refugees… Continue reading Refugee Housing Community Includes German Christians

Guatemalan Girl’s Celebration of Shoeboxes

CLIFTON, TN — Jane Marie Franks in Tennessee chose to celebrate her 16th birthday by inviting family and friends to pack 500 Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts. She was inspired to pack more boxes after visiting her native Guatemala, the country from which she was adopted as a child. Jane Marie Franks: My name is… Continue reading Guatemalan Girl’s Celebration of Shoeboxes

Life Changing Impact of Operation Christmas Child in Ecuador

ECUADOR — Romina, a 12-year-old girl in Ecuador, praises God for the Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift she received filled with colored markers and other delightful surprises. More importantly, she learned about God at the festive outreach event and received Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. Romina Alejandra Ruiz de Aragon: My name is… Continue reading Life Changing Impact of Operation Christmas Child in Ecuador

Help for Hurricane Ida Victims

HOUMA, LA — Hurricane Ida came ashore in Louisiana last August on the anniversary of devastating Hurricane Katrina. Ida was the second-most damaging and intense hurricane to ever hit the Gulf state. First-responders immediately headed to the hardest hit areas, and they stayed on after the storm disappeared from the news headlines. Among the first… Continue reading Help for Hurricane Ida Victims

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