Photos and Videos by @SamaritansPurse
A volunteer shares the story of how God protected a homeowner from the tornadoes. Learn more http://bit.ly/1rPKxQ0
- 239 days ago via site
C.J. Burford visited Samaritan's Purse headquarters today to kick off the third leg of his bike ride across North Carolina. Our staff sent him off with encouragement. He will ride across NC with a goal to provide heart surgery for four children through Children's Heart Project. Learn about CJ and support him at http://www.firstgiving.com/fundraiser/cjsrides/heart
- 589 days ago via site
"To the thirsty I will give from the spring of the water of life without payment" (Revelation 21:6, ESV). This infographic shows the different types of water, sanitation, and hygiene training we provide for people in need. Take a look at it, and then visit http://spsocial.org/kIG to learn more about the people we're helping. What are your prayers as we dig these wells in South Sudan?
- 596 days ago via site
George Njure drills wells in Akuem, South Sudan to help provide clean water to the people. Because of God’s faithfulness through the “5 Wells in 5 Days” campaign, far more than five wells will be drilled in the Northern Bahr el Ghazal region in the months to come. Next week, we'll give you details on the progress there – you will not want to miss what God is doing! Share this with your friends to spread the good news!
- 601 days ago via site
Some of our staff members are praying for Isaac, a 6yo boy who is setting up a lemonade stand today to raise funds for South Sudan projects. Will you join us?
- 609 days ago via site
Samaritan's Purse fleet mechanic Mike Harper cut a 200 year old tree that was 100 feet high and eight feet in diameter. The tornado that swept through Shuqualak, Miss., took half of the tree, which made it top heavy and susceptible to falling. See more of our work in Mississippi at http://spsocial.org/mdt
- 617 days ago via site
Pray for this group of volunteers, heading out to help Mississippi tornado victims today. Learn more about our response and how you can help at http://spsocial.org/xs4
- 619 days ago via site
Harold and Melinda Bean have arrived at the Operation Heal Our Patriots alumni retreat, and are excited to renew their vows this weekend with Chaplain James Fisher (left). Harold trusted Christ as his Savior last summer at Samaritan Lodge Alaska. Pray for the Beans as they renew their commitment.
- 671 days ago via site
February 7-14 is Congenital Heart Defect Awareness Week. Together, let’s provide life-saving heart surgery for one more child by sharing the cost - $2,200 helps bring a child to North America for a surgery that cannot be obtained in his or her home country. This week, if 100 people like you contribute $22 each, one more life could be saved. Click here to give: http://spsocial.org/9TQ
You can also help by sharing this post with others who may be inspired to give.
- 686 days ago via site
This photo from Mozambique shows a family's household items that they were able to save from the flood. Many of the families have their belongings bunched up under a tarp, which doesn't protect much from the continued rains." To learn more about our response to Mozambique flooding or to donate, click http://spsocial.org/4tU
- 690 days ago via site
There may be suffering in the night, but joy comes in the morning.
In New York this morning, Samaritan's Purse teams are heading out for another day of mudding out homes. While conditions have been less than favorable recently, this rainbow is a reminder of God's promise to us. That's enough to make working in cold weather worth it. Visit http://spsocial.org/tc8 to learn more about our Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.
- 694 days ago via site
A team of four hygiene promoters with 1,500 bottles of water treatment waits to cross to Guija City in Mozambique to begin community mobilization and distribution. The roads to Guija have been completely wiped out, and transportation must take place by boat.
There are an estimated 25,000 displaced people in this area who have been waiting for emergency responders. Samaritan's Purse is one of the first to provide assistance. If you want to help our efforts, visit http://spsocial.org/ETr
- 694 days ago via site
There were 275 people present to register for food distribution in Chokwe district in Mozambique earlier today. These displaced people are part of the 100,000 people in informal displacement camps along the Limpopo River. Samaritan's Purse will be the sole implementing partner with World Food Programme for food distributions in these affected river communities where food will be a life-saving and sustaining intervention. Each family is receiving seven days of corn and beans. To donate, visit http://spsocial.org/slN
- 696 days ago via site
The beginning of the wet season in Mozambique has brought catastrophic flooding in several areas of the country. Samaritan’s Purse is responding to the disaster by providing clean water and other emergency needs for people who were forced to leave their homes. An estimated 75,000 people have formed into three makeshift camps. They have very limited access to shelter, latrines, food, and water. Click here to learn more, and find out how you can help: http://spsocial.org/Am9
- 697 days ago via site
This photo from Chokwe in the southern part of Mozambique shows water at almost roof level. Samaritan's Purse staff members from our country office are assessing the flooded areas to determine how we can help. Our response is likely to include water, sanitation, hygiene, shelters, cooking kits, blankets, mosquito nets, and food parcels. Please pray for displaced people who don’t have basic necessities and our staff members as they try to meet urgent needs. If you'd like to help with a donation, visit: http://spsocial.org/eNl
- 701 days ago via site