The nonprofit organization formerly known as Orphan Helpers announced today a name change to Counteract International.

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…

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

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…

Chick-fil-A donates record-breaking funding to 51 nonprofits through 2024 true inspiration awards program.

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…

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

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…

As the war in the Middle East faces violence, Help The Persecuted is on the ground as their teams minister to those fleeing into Lebanon.

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…

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

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….

Nonprofits need to "reimagine" the way they raise funds if they're to ride out storms and thrive in the future, DickersonBakker says.

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,…

North Texas nonprofit ServingHIM raises funds to expand hospital serving Ukrainian refugees - seeking $400k to be matched by local donors

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…

New report on America's nonprofit fundraising industry suggests it is on the brink of a staffing crisis that could affect millions

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…

Throughout the International Day for the Unreached, the Alliance will release exclusive video chats with David Platt, Francis Chan and others

WHEATON, IL — On May 23, 2021, through its “A Third Of Us” campaign, the Alliance for the Unreached, a nonprofit collective made up of 50+ organizations, is inviting people across the U.S. to join a Facebook Live event at 1:11 pm (in each US time zone). The 1:11 Prayer Challenge is designed to raise…

Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 157 faith based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2020.

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Today, the Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 157 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2020. Says BCWI CEO and Co-founder Al Lopus, “Today, we honor extraordinary organizations whose leaders took a wise, courageous, and necessary step. Faced with the simultaneous challenges of managing remote workplaces, shrinking budgets and…

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.

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…

Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 76 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2020.

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Today, Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 76 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2020. These organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings from their employees who completed BCWI’s groundbreaking Employee Engagement Survey between January and July 2020. All organizations evaluated their workplaces based on BCWI’s proprietary…

Christian organizations, churches, and faith-based nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are rushing to join a "crisis communications support group"

Amid coronavirus outbreak, InChrist Communications sets up free ‘Crisis CONNECT Network,’ weekly webinars CHARLOTTE — Christian organizations, churches, and other faith-based nonprofits impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic are rushing to join a “crisis communications support group” set up to help them navigate the coronavirus storm. The online “Crisis CONNECT Network,” created by national integrated communications…

Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 189 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2019.

MERCER ISLAND, WA — Best Christian Workplaces Institute (BCWI) honored 189 faith-based organizations as Certified Best Christian Workplaces for 2019. These organizations met the certification standard determined by exemplary ratings of their employees who completed BCWI’s groundbreaking Employee Engagement Survey between January and December 2019. All 189 organizations evaluated their workplaces based on BCWI’s proprietary…

Online "Innovation Forum" on April 24 aims to help cause-oriented nonprofits carry ideas through to completion, says think-tank Generous Mind

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…

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.

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…

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”…

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…

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…

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

Connecting the church in the West to news of what God is doing through nonprofits around the world. Missions Box is a labor of love, using the secular news as a tool to showcase the relevance of Christian nonprofit work and its impact around the world. Christian Nonprofits are Still Relevant Increasingly, the Church in…

The Salvation Army's EDS teams are coordinating mass feeding operations as Hurricane Beryl continues to impact the southern coast of Texas 

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) teams are coordinating mass feeding operations as Hurricane Beryl continues to impact the southern coast of Texas after making landfall as a Category I hurricane the morning of July 8. As the earliest recorded Category V hurricane ever, trained disaster relief personnel were ready to…

The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) will train and encourage Hispanic pastors and church leaders at the “Summit de Evangelismo”

DENVER —The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) will train and encourage Hispanic pastors and church leaders at the “Summit de Evangelismo” (Evangelism Summit) in Denver on Aug. 3, 2024. This will be the first Hispanic-focused event hosted by the BGEA in Colorado. The Summit will feature a variety of teachers and speakers who will explore…

CRY aims is to bring together Christian African educators who understands what young people need to escape poverty in Kenya.

NAIROBI, KENYA —Organized by Christian children’s charity CRY the aim is to bring together local and native Christian African educators who have the best understanding of what young people need to further their lives and escape poverty. Christian children’s charity CRY recently hosted an educational forum for African educators in Nairobi in Kenya, which was…

Graham preaches in Glasgow, Scotland, also announces creation of The Billy Graham Defense Fund to support religious freedom in The UK

GLASGOW, SCOTLAND — Franklin Graham preached in Glasgow tonight where a crowd of 7,560 people filled the OVO Hydro for the God Loves You Tour UK. “Maybe you’re here tonight and you’re wanting to know, who is Jesus?” Franklin Graham, president and CEO of the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) and Samaritan’s Purse, told the…

The NRB is pleased to announce the addition of 15 organizations and individuals as NRB members in the second quarter of 2024.

WASHINGTON, DC— The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB), the world’s largest association of Christian communicators, is pleased to announce the addition of 15 organizations and individuals as NRB members in the second quarter of 2024. “We are delighted to welcome these fifteen new members into the NRB family,” said President & CEO Troy A. Miller. “There’s…

TLC has been selected as the agency of record for American Leprosy Missions, Christian organization dedicated to breaking barriers to health.

ARLINGTON, VA — The Lukens Company (TLC) has been selected as the agency of record for American Leprosy Missions (ALM), the largest Christian organization in the United States dedicated to dedicated to breaking barriers to health and renewing hope for people suffering from the pain and stigma of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) like leprosy. ALM…

A new evangelical church movement is bringing hope to Moldova — a vulnerable, ex-communist nation on the edge of the Ukraine war.

LOVES PARK, IL — A new evangelical church movement is bringing hope to Moldova — a vulnerable, ex-communist nation on the edge of the Ukraine war. “Concern among Moldovans is very real that, after Ukraine, they could be next,” said Eric Mock, senior vice president of ministry operations at Illinois-based Slavic Gospel Association (SGA), a…

No Mercy: Texas Mission Lifts Veil on Suffering of Invisible Widows

WILLS POINT, TX — A global mission organization is lifting the veil on the incredible suffering of millions of “invisible” widows around the world — many even cast off by their own families. In many places, widows face extreme hardships, abuse, exploitation and sexual violence. Even their own families show them “little or no mercy,”…

PFI and FCBH have signed a new agreement to share the Gospel with hundreds of thousands of prisoners and tens of thousands of families.

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…

The Samaritan’s Purse Agape program is providing clean water and food for displaced people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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…