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Nonprofit Reveals New Name in Battle Against Root Causes Facing Central American Youth

NEWPORT NEWS, VA — The nonprofit organization formerly known as Orphan Helpers announced today a name change to Counteract International. The new name and brand reflect the faith-based nonprofit’s broader mission to address urgent needs of incarcerated and released youth in incredibly challenging conditions in El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras. “At Counteract International, we believe… Continue reading Nonprofit Reveals New Name in Battle Against Root Causes Facing Central American Youth

Disaster Relief Non-profit All Hands and Hearts Launches Program in Western Ukraine for Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

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UZHHOROD, UKRAINE — All Hands and Hearts (AHAH), a non-profit organization that provides community-inspired, volunteer-powered disaster relief to international communities, has launched a crisis relief program in Western Ukraine two years after Russia’s brutal invasion. Since the invasion, All Hands and Hearts has been addressing the unique needs of Ukrainian refugees and internally displaced people… Continue reading Disaster Relief Non-profit All Hands and Hearts Launches Program in Western Ukraine for Internally Displaced People (IDPs)

Chick-fil-A Donates Record-Breaking Funding to 51 Nonprofits through 2024 True Inspiration Awards Program

Linwood, Kan. nonprofit Joy Meadows received a $350,000 grant after being named the S. Truett Cathy Honoree for the 2024 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards. The funding will help the organization further its efforts to provide foster families with community support, housing and other resources.

ATLANTA — Chick-fil-A, Inc. announced today the 51 nonprofit grant recipients of the 2024 Chick-fil-A True Inspiration Awards® program. Established in 2015, this year marks the 10th anniversary of the program, which seeks to honor and support organizations that make a positive impact in their local communities. This year, Chick-fil-A celebrated the anniversary by awarding… Continue reading Chick-fil-A Donates Record-Breaking Funding to 51 Nonprofits through 2024 True Inspiration Awards Program

Giant Food Donates 11,000 Turkeys to Support Local Feeding America Food Banks and Nonprofits this Holiday Season

Giant Food Representatives donate holiday turkeys to Capital Area Food Bank. Photo by Giant Food

LANDOVER, MD — Giant Food, the leading greater Washington, D.C. regional grocery chain, announced its annual holiday turkey donations. In partnership with Shady Brook Farms®, Giant Food will be donating 11,000 turkeys to its local Feeding America® food banks partners as well as local organizations including Martha’s Table, Men Aiming Higher, THEARC: Building Bridges Across… Continue reading Giant Food Donates 11,000 Turkeys to Support Local Feeding America Food Banks and Nonprofits this Holiday Season

Nonprofit Israel Friends Charters Its First Plane to Provide Crucial Support for Israel in Response to Ongoing Atrocities

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LOS ANGELES — In response to the escalating crisis in Israel, Israel Friends, a U.S.-based nonprofit organization, is mobilizing a significant humanitarian endeavor to address the atrocities unfolding in the region. In a swift response to the current crisis, Israel Friends has successfully secured donations to charter a plane from the United States to Israel.… Continue reading Nonprofit Israel Friends Charters Its First Plane to Provide Crucial Support for Israel in Response to Ongoing Atrocities

Nonprofits Must ‘Reimagine’ Fundraising to Prepare for Coming Generosity Crisis, DickersonBakker Says

NONPROFITS MUST 'REIMAGINE' FUNDRAISING TO WEATHER COMING GENEROSITY CRISIS: America's nonprofit organizations need to "reimagine" the way they raise funds if they're to ride out coming storms and thrive in the future, national fundraising firm DickersonBakker (www.dickersonbakker.com) says. The company has launched a new direct response fundraising service line to help nonprofits become 'future-ready.'

RALEIGH, NC — America’s nonprofit organizations need to “reimagine” the way they raise funds if they’re to ride out coming storms and thrive in the future, national fundraising firm DickersonBakker says. “We believe there is a ‘perfect storm’ coming that is going to have a massive impact on nonprofits in the future,” said Derric Bakker,… Continue reading Nonprofits Must ‘Reimagine’ Fundraising to Prepare for Coming Generosity Crisis, DickersonBakker Says

North Texas Nonprofit ServingHIM Raises Funds to Expand Hospital Serving Ukrainian Refugees

PLANO, TX — Texas-based Christian ministry and nonprofit organization ServingHIM (Healthcare International Ministries) announced today a one-month giving campaign to complete the expansion of Diaconia Baptist Hospital, a Romanian healthcare facility now serving Ukrainian refugees. A local donor group, the Friends of ServingHIM, has pledged $400K to match funds raised in August. ServingHIM partners and… Continue reading North Texas Nonprofit ServingHIM Raises Funds to Expand Hospital Serving Ukrainian Refugees

2021 Could Be ‘Best Year Ever’ for America’s Nonprofits, New Report Suggests

RALEIGH, NC — A new report on charitable giving suggests America’s nonprofit organizations are on track for possibly their best fundraising year ever, even in the midst of the pandemic. The new study of people’s giving intentions across the nation shows a whopping 90% of donors expect to give the same — or even more… Continue reading 2021 Could Be ‘Best Year Ever’ for America’s Nonprofits, New Report Suggests

America’s Nonprofits Face ‘Severe Shortage’ of Fundraisers

NONPROFITS FACE 'SEVERE' THREAT TO FUNDRAISING EFFORTS: A new report on America's multi-billion-dollar nonprofit fundraising industry suggests it is on the brink of a staffing crisis that could impact millions of people. A "severe shortage of qualified fundraisers" could seriously affect donations, says the report by DickersonBakker (www.DickersonBakker.com)

RALEIGH, NC — A new report on America’s multi-billion-dollar nonprofit fundraising industry suggests it is on the brink of a staffing crisis that could affect millions of people. America’s 1.5 million-plus charitable organizations face a “severe shortage of qualified fundraisers” that could seriously restrict their efforts to raise critically needed funds — and impact millions… Continue reading America’s Nonprofits Face ‘Severe Shortage’ of Fundraisers

Nonprofit Organization Brings Christmas Presents to 2,000 Recently Displaced Armenian Children

NEWPORT BEACH, CA — In an effort to bring joy and Christmas to the displaced suffering Armenian children, For The Martyrs, a 501c3 organization will bring Operation Christmas to Armenia. Operation Christmas will provide wrapped Christmas boxes that are full of gifts such as toys, dolls, clothing, and more for children so they can have… Continue reading Nonprofit Organization Brings Christmas Presents to 2,000 Recently Displaced Armenian Children

On Nonprofit’s 60th Anniversary, Co-founder of Global Leader Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Delivers Her Take on ‘Values Matter’

KONA, HAWAII — Having begun in 1960, Loren Cunningham was traveling from church to church in those early years sharing his vision of a global missions outreach when a young woman, Darlene Scratch, first encountered her future husband – and ministry partner. From an early age, she was aware of a distinct calling from God… Continue reading On Nonprofit’s 60th Anniversary, Co-founder of Global Leader Youth With A Mission (YWAM) Delivers Her Take on ‘Values Matter’

Charitable Giving Study Offers ‘Reassurance and Warning’ to Faith-Based Nonprofits

RALEIGH, NC — A major new study reveals “an overwhelming majority” of donors don’t expect COVID-19 will curtail their charitable giving for the rest of the year. But experts warned nonprofit organizations not to be complacent in their fundraising efforts, saying there will be “winners and losers” in the quest for donations. The comprehensive, nationwide… Continue reading Charitable Giving Study Offers ‘Reassurance and Warning’ to Faith-Based Nonprofits

One Non-Profit That’s Fighting Human Trafficking

WASHINGTON, DC – The International Justice Mission (IJM) is a faith-based organization whose goal is to rescue innocent people from the curse of human trafficking and the bondage of slavery in our lifetime. That is a lofty goal for a single organization, but IJM’s accomplishments are not achieved in isolation. Winning this war takes the… Continue reading One Non-Profit That’s Fighting Human Trafficking

Amid COVID19, Non-Profit Works to Rescue Children from Public School

SAN DIEGO — With COVID19 coronavirus shutting government schools, millions of parents have a historic opportunity to try homeschooling and non-government alternatives, declared leaders with the new movement “Public School Exit.” According to the non-profit, founded in 2019 by Christian leaders passionate about K-12 education, government schools are seriously harming children through sexualization, indoctrination, and… Continue reading Amid COVID19, Non-Profit Works to Rescue Children from Public School

Kairos Prison Ministry Named ‘2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit’ by GreatNonprofits

DEBARY, FL — Kairos Prison Ministry International, Inc. (“Kairos”), a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, announced today that it has been named a “2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, the leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. Kairos Prison Ministry’s mission is to share the transforming love and forgiveness of Jesus Christ to impact the… Continue reading Kairos Prison Ministry Named ‘2019 Top-Rated Nonprofit’ by GreatNonprofits

Nonprofits Need to Turn Creative Ideas into Action, Innovation Leader Says

Online “Innovation Forum” on April 24 aims to help cause-oriented nonprofits carry ideas through to completion, says think-tank Generous Mind COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — The leader of a think-tank that promotes creative ways of sharing new ideas challenged nonprofit groups to stop talking and put their life-transforming ideas into motion — with the United Nations… Continue reading Nonprofits Need to Turn Creative Ideas into Action, Innovation Leader Says

Christian Nonprofit Celebrates 8,000 Church Projects Internationally

HAMPTON, VA — International Cooperating Ministries (ICM) in Hampton recently approved its 8,000th building project to assist Christians in difficult areas. With a vision to establish a healthy church within walking distance of everyone in the world, the 33-year-old charity is currently operating in 91 countries. The 8,000th church project will provide hope for one of Egypt’s… Continue reading Christian Nonprofit Celebrates 8,000 Church Projects Internationally

New Service Offers Nonprofits ‘Better Bottomline Through Better Online’

InChrist Communications adds Journity ‘digital engagement’ expertise, enhancing website visitors’ experiences to suite of services CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Christian marketing and public relations agency InChrist Communications (ICC) is partnering with internet engagement expert Journity to help faith-based clients improve the online engagement of website visitors — and their bottomline. ICC is adding Journity’s “digital engagement”… Continue reading New Service Offers Nonprofits ‘Better Bottomline Through Better Online’

Donor Leaders Reminded Effective PR Still Crucial in Fueling Nonprofits’ Mission

Communications strategist emphasizes ongoing importance of traditional news coverage as social media efforts expand DALLAS—Social media may have opened up new ways for nonprofits to share their message, but a traditional public relations strategy remains crucial in ensuring groups are well funded for their mission, leaders are being reminded this week. There’s a direct link… Continue reading Donor Leaders Reminded Effective PR Still Crucial in Fueling Nonprofits’ Mission

Live Web Event to Help Nonprofits Learn How to ‘Develop a Culture of Innovation’

New ideas, new ways are vital for greater impact, says organizer of online forum to be held in World Creativity and Innovation Week COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Nonprofits wanting to further their impact need to make themselves more open to new ideas and new ways of doing things, says the organizer of an online forum… Continue reading Live Web Event to Help Nonprofits Learn How to ‘Develop a Culture of Innovation’

Donor Leaders Reminded Effective PR Still Crucial in Fueling Nonprofits’ Mission

Communications strategist emphasizes ongoing importance of traditional news coverage as social media efforts expand. DALLAS—Social media may have opened up new ways for nonprofits to share their message, but a traditional public relations strategy remains crucial in ensuring groups are well funded for their mission, leaders are being reminded this week. There’s a direct link… Continue reading Donor Leaders Reminded Effective PR Still Crucial in Fueling Nonprofits’ Mission

List of Trusted Nonprofits for #GivingTuesday Donations Released

Faithit.com and ChurchLeaders.com released their lists of trusted nonprofits for impactful #GivingTuesday donations. Gospel for Asia (GFA), Save the Storks and Children’s Hunger Fund were listed among others. Which Trusted Nonprofits Made the List? According to this list written by Jesse Jackson of Faithit, there were quite a few that made the list. FaithIt’s article… Continue reading List of Trusted Nonprofits for #GivingTuesday Donations Released

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MissionsBox: Good News of What Nonprofits Around the World Are Doing News, essays and press releases on MissionsBox.org provide our readers with insights and prayer points into how nonprofits, faith-based organizations, government entities and other relevant people are responding to the world around them that’s often filled with negative news. Recent News Quotes Essays

Iraqi Brothers Find Safety in Lebanon

LEBANON — Often when someone converts to Christianity in Iraq particularly from a Muslim background it can mean a death sentence even threats to your life from your own family. That was the case for two Iraqi brothers who were forced to flee for their lives. But Christian charity Help The Persecuted was able to… Continue reading Iraqi Brothers Find Safety in Lebanon

Lebanon’s Seeds of Hope Farm Doubles Capacity to Feed Families in Crisis

LEBANON — The Middle East war is escalating the financial crisis in Lebanon which was already badly hit economically. Christian charity Help The Persecuted is working quickly to double the capacity of their Seeds of Hope farm which will enable them to feed at least 1,000 families each month while also bridging opportunities to share… Continue reading Lebanon’s Seeds of Hope Farm Doubles Capacity to Feed Families in Crisis

Help The Persecuted Provides Safe Refuge in Lebanon to Those Fleeing Middle East Conflict

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MIDDLE EAST — As the war in the Middle East intensifies and the region faces a devastating surge of violence, Help The Persecuted is on the ground as their teams minister to those fleeing into Lebanon. Neighboring Israel and Syria, Lebanon is the most open country in the Middle East to Christianity. Many persecuted believers… Continue reading Help The Persecuted Provides Safe Refuge in Lebanon to Those Fleeing Middle East Conflict

Seeds of Hope for Lebanon

LEBANON — A field ministry team with Christian charity Help The Persecuted in Lebanon reports declining conditions across the country — from massive shortages of necessities for survival: food, fuel, electricity, and medicines to the increase of violence and political unrest. At the same time, Lebanon is dependent on Ukraine for a significant amount of… Continue reading Seeds of Hope for Lebanon

Millions of Non-Reading Children Worldwide Will Hear the Bible in Their Language

WARRENTON, MO — Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF) is excited to announce a partnership with Faith Comes by Hearing (FCBH). FCBH has recorded the full Bible or parts of it in over 1,300 languages (and counting) so that readers and non-readers can hear the Bible for themselves using an app or other device. CEF has hundreds… Continue reading Millions of Non-Reading Children Worldwide Will Hear the Bible in Their Language

New Hope for Bekaa Valley – Heart for Lebanon Opens Ministry Center for Refugees

BLACK MOUNTAIN, NC— On October 1, 2019 Heart for Lebanon will open a new Hope Ministry Center in the heart of the Bekaa Valley, home to approximately 350,000 of the poorest refugees in Lebanon who have fled the violence of war. The situation is considered the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II. Current statistics… Continue reading New Hope for Bekaa Valley – Heart for Lebanon Opens Ministry Center for Refugees

Profiting from the Poor: The Scandal of the “Sleep Mafia” Blanket Vendors

DELHI – Countless families in Asia have little or no insulation or indoor heating. Those who sleep on the streets are even more exposed to the cold. Blankets provide comfort and protection and serve as tangible expressions of Christ’s love. It is estimated that more than 100,000 men, women, and children sleep on the streets… Continue reading Profiting from the Poor: The Scandal of the “Sleep Mafia” Blanket Vendors

Senegal Boy Receives Life-Changing Eating Disorder Treatment

SENEGAL — “Life is hard … Having a child who was born without the ability to eat,” said Ndeye. Ndeye’s only son Cheikh was born with a cleft lip and a cleft palate. As a result of this he struggled to breastfeed. His mother bottle fed him infant formula, trying desperately to ensure her baby… Continue reading Senegal Boy Receives Life-Changing Eating Disorder Treatment

Bringing Clean Water to Flooded Brazil

BRAZIL — When the Guiba River’s levee system was compromised, all but three neighborhoods in the city of Canoas in Brazil were suddenly, violently flooded. Any buildings still above water became shelters and distribution centers as donations poured into the region from across Brazil. As floodwaters now recede, new needs are uncovered, and Samaritan’s Purse… Continue reading Bringing Clean Water to Flooded Brazil

Prison Fellowship International and Faith Comes By Hearing Announce Partnership to Reach 700,000 Prisoners in 70 Countries Over Next Five Years

WASHINGTON andALBUQUERQUE, NM — Prison Fellowship International (PFI) and Faith Comes By Hearing (FCBH) have signed a new agreement to share the Gospel with hundreds of thousands of prisoners and tens of thousands of families participating in PFI’s programs, The Listener’s Way® (TLW) and PromisePath® (PrP), including the distribution of 90,000 audio and video Bibles… Continue reading Prison Fellowship International and Faith Comes By Hearing Announce Partnership to Reach 700,000 Prisoners in 70 Countries Over Next Five Years

Franklin Graham to Share Message of God’s Love in Glasgow During UK Tour

Franklin Graham on the God Loves You Tour UK 2023. Photo by Billy Graham Evangelistic Association Press Releases

CHARLOTTE, NC — Revd Franklin Graham and Christians from over 320 churches across Scotland are working together to bring the God Loves You Tour to the OVO Hydro in Glasgow next month. These family-friendly events will feature live music and a message of hope, and they are free and open to all. “This will be… Continue reading Franklin Graham to Share Message of God’s Love in Glasgow During UK Tour

Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Deploy to Temple, Texas, After Dozens Are Injured and Hundreds of Buildings Are Destroyed Following Tornado

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CHARLOTTE, NC — The Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) is deploying alongside Samaritan’s Purse to Temple, Texas, after an EF-2 tornado destroyed or severely damaged around 500 homes and businesses on Wednesday, May 22. Temple, located in Central Texas, is between Austin and Waco and is adjacent to Fort Cavazos (formerly Fort Hood). “When… Continue reading Billy Graham Rapid Response Team Chaplains Deploy to Temple, Texas, After Dozens Are Injured and Hundreds of Buildings Are Destroyed Following Tornado

Guadalupee and the Lawyer in Mexico who Helped Him

MEXICO— José Alfredo is a lawyer in Mexico who helps Christians like Guadalupe, who was threatened with expulsion by his indigenous community, to understand their legal rights and settle disputes so that they can continue to worship God freely and without fear. Gaudalupe – Mexico: Since we follow Christ who saved us, they harass us,… Continue reading Guadalupee and the Lawyer in Mexico who Helped Him

Facial Surgery Transforms Mechanics Life in Senegal

SENEGAL — At just 21 years old, Papa has already established himself as an exceptional mechanic, pursuing his dream of fixing motorbikes in his community. But when a large tumor began growing from the left side of his face, his dreams for the future became shadowed by fear.But his life was transformed after receiving facial… Continue reading Facial Surgery Transforms Mechanics Life in Senegal

Billy Graham Statue Unveiled at U.S. Capitol

WASHINGTON — For House Speaker Mike Johnson, last Thursday’s ceremony was more than just unveiling another bronze statue at the U.S. Capitol.It was far bigger than the 7-foot statue of Billy Graham pointing to the open Word of God. This statue will be installed in the Crypt—one level below the Rotunda where every public tour… Continue reading Billy Graham Statue Unveiled at U.S. Capitol

Project of Love in the DRC

DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO — The Samaritan’s Purse Agape program is providing clean water and food for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Jean Lambert – Program Manager: The Agape Program started in March of 2023. It is a multi-sectoral project; we have the WASH sector, in which we have constructed… Continue reading Project of Love in the DRC

Beginning the Relief Work in Brazil

BRAZIL — Samaritan’s Purse is beginning the work by unloading relief supplies—including hygiene kits, shelter tarp, water filters, and blankets—from two airlifts to southern Brazil. The region is suffering through deadly flooding, and many people are in need of both spiritual comfort and tangible aid. Our teams are on the ground to help in Jesus’… Continue reading Beginning the Relief Work in Brazil

Church Members Return after Militant Attack in Central African Republic

CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC — In March 2023, a militant Muslim group attacked Pastor Samuel’s* village in southern Central African Republic (CAR). Most of the Christians – including Pastor Samuel – fled. But through support and prayers from Christian charity Open Doors, he and many of his church have returned to rebuild their lives. Gérard* –… Continue reading Church Members Return after Militant Attack in Central African Republic

Simin, a Christian Imprisoned for Leading a Church in Iran

IRAN —Islam and the regime in Iran have destroyed the identity of women,” says Simin*, a Christian in the Middle East who participated in a training by Open Doors on discipleship. Today, in addition to helping other women overcome the pain of persecution, she also prepares them to serve God When Simin decided to follow… Continue reading Simin, a Christian Imprisoned for Leading a Church in Iran

Family’s Life Changed When Their “Miracle Boy” Got a Wheelchair in the Philippines

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — When Jacob was born he couldn’t breath and was declared dead. But his parents prayed and ten minutes later he started breathing, so they called him their miracle boy. Now 7-years-old Jacob has cerebral palsy and his family had no access to a wheelchair. But through the Joni and Friends Wheels for… Continue reading Family’s Life Changed When Their “Miracle Boy” Got a Wheelchair in the Philippines

Egypt Churches Hit by Violent Protests

EGYPT — Last month during Holy week in Egypt local Christians in two villages came under attack during violent protests by Islamist extremists to prevent the construction of a church building. In response a team from the Christian ministry Help The Persecuted went to provide much-needed support for these believers who were grappling with the… Continue reading Egypt Churches Hit by Violent Protests

Samaritan’s Purse Deploys to Help Families Impacted by Deadly Tornadoes in Iowa

BOONE, NC — Samaritan’s Purse has staff on the ground in southwest Iowa responding after a dangerous storm system produced numerous tornadoes, large hail and heavy rain across the state on Tuesday. One powerful twister nearly flattened the heart of Greenfield, Iowa, claiming multiple lives and reducing homes and businesses to rubble. The rural community… Continue reading Samaritan’s Purse Deploys to Help Families Impacted by Deadly Tornadoes in Iowa

Being the Hands and Feet of Jesus in Sudan

SUDAN —Samaritan’s Purse is providing food, medical care, and hygiene instruction to refugees in Sudan who have fled their homes due to ongoing violence in their country. Miriam Ngamu – Samaritan’s Purse: When this bomb came, she was just in the house doing her own things and found herself already in the hospital. She did… Continue reading Being the Hands and Feet of Jesus in Sudan

Responding to Tornadoes in the Midwest and Plains

NEBRASKA – Samaritan’s Purse volunteers are responding in Jesus’ Name in Nebraska and Iowa to help homeowners recover from deadly tornadoes that ripped through the Midwest and Plains. Michael & Sandra Kotschwar – Homeowners: Friday afternoon, the sirens were going off. Finally, I went outside and saw the big black cloud coming. Within two minutes,… Continue reading Responding to Tornadoes in the Midwest and Plains

Pastor Imprisoned in Vietnam Thanks God for The Persecution

VIETNAM —To avoid being imprisoned, Pastor Foom spent two days hiding in the mountains near his village. However, in the end they caught him. In 2002, Pastor Foom Chao opened his eyes after the prayer. At the alarming scene of the police waiting to arrest him, he was arrested for taking Bibles to the jungles… Continue reading Pastor Imprisoned in Vietnam Thanks God for The Persecution

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