Billy Graham Rapid Response Team chaplains deploy to Ukraine – Dozens of chaplains with the Billy Graham Rapid Response Team (BG-RRT) are on the ground in Lviv, Ukraine, offering hope and providing comfort and compassion to families who have been forced to flee their homes. #Ukraine
Samaritan’s Purse Airlifts Critical Relief to Hurricane-Battered Bahamas – Samaritan’s Purse is airlifting its DC-8 cargo plane stocked with critical supplies to the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian pummeled the island—leaving thousands of people without basic necessities. The first plane load includes emergency shelter material, household water filters and two community water filtration units specially designed to turn saltwater into drinking water.
Samaritan’s Purse Standing with Puerto Rico in Long-Term Recovery – Plan Includes Fixing Churches and Homes, Bringing New Power Source to Hard-Hit Community. As hurricane season approaches people across Puerto Rico are still reeling from last year’s devastating storms—Irma and Maria. That is why international Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse is announcing a multiyear recovery plan aimed at rehabilitating more than 390 homes and 55 churches in central and southern Puerto Rico.
Graham helps bring prayer, hope and healing with Decision Texas: The Lone Star Tour. Franklin Graham, who was in Texas shortly after Hurricane Harvey with chaplains and relief teams from the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association and Samaritan’s Purse, which are now working in five locations across the state to help people who have suffered storm and flood damage, will return next month with Decision Texas: The Lone Star Tour. Graham will be asking Texans to join him in praying for recovery not only from the storm, but for the miracle America desperately needs to solve the political, racial and cultural divisions plaguing our country. #DecisionTexas #LoneStarTour
Samaritan’s Purse Sending More Disaster Relief Units to Texas from Hurricane Harvey. This North Carolina based organization is deploying additional staff and supplies to the hardest hit areas. #SamaritansPurse #HurricaneHarvey #Texas #Houston
Samaritan’s Purse Disaster Relief Team to Help Wisconsin Flood Victims. Volunteers Join Organization to Bring Aid to Homeowners After Unprecedented Rainfall in Southern Wisconsin. #Wisconsin #WisconsinFloods #SamaritansPurse #DisasterRelief
Samaritan’s Purse and BGEA Among ‘Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016’ International Christian relief organization Samaritan’s Purse and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association have been recognized as Top 10 Charities Changing the World in 2016. As part of a special project by CNBC, the two North Carolina nonprofit organizations were recognized for their work “both at home and abroad, all while maintaining top-notch financial management and transparency standards.”
U.S. Volunteers Exceed Goal of Collecting Christmas Gifts for 12 Million Children. U.S. volunteers have collected enough gift-filled shoeboxes to reach more than 12 million children in need through the Samaritan’s Purse project, Operation Christmas Child, but they are not resting on their success. Although local drop-off locations have closed for the season, there is still time to remind children overseas that God loves them.
Haitians Still Get Their Praise On At Church Sunday. They didn’t let the Hurricane Matthew stop them by going to the building site of where their church walls use to stand. The Haitians got their praise on by worshiping, praying and singing. #Matthew #Haiti #HurricaneMatthew
Samaritan’s Purse Staff on the Ground in Haiti with Emergency Supplies on the Way International Christian Relief Organization Flying Its DC-8 Airplane Stocked with Relief Supplies to Hurricane-Ravaged Haiti. #Matthew #HurricaneMatthew #Haiti #SamaritanPurse