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 IvanovPastor, Blagovest Church:

At the moment, there is an urgent need. Many missions are closed. But Samaritan’s Purse continues its work. We receive food from Samaritan’s Purse. We put it in a warehouse, package it, and give it to people at the church. Right now, all the people we are feeding are refugees.

Maryna TihteyInternally Displaced Person:

We are very thankful. So many people who also left Mariupol are helping at the volunteer center.

Vladimir Ivanov:

For me, to feed people is important, but it’s more important to save them. And we are trying to take this opportunity to spread the Gospel, to pray and to [share] Jesus. That is our main mission, to save souls.


Samaritan’s Purse is a nondenominational evangelical Christian organization providing spiritual and physical aid to hurting people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people who are victims of war, poverty, natural disasters, disease, and famine with the purpose of sharing God’s love through His Son, Jesus Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

The Samaritan’s Purse International Disaster Assistance Response Team (DART) program is committed to meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, famine, disease, and natural disaster. We stand ready to respond at a moment’s notice whenever and wherever disaster strikes. The DART specializes in providing water, food, shelter, and medical care while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

CONTACT: Melissa Nystrom, news@samaritan.org


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