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Operation Christmas Child Update

Thank you for supporting Samaritan’s Purse shoe box project by donating supplies & shipping costs, packing boxes, receiving boxes from the community and taking them to our local collection center! 77 more words

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Rev Franklin Graham and Fox News' Greta Van Susteren on a terrifying elevator ride in Vietnam

On a January 22, 2015 blog post, Fox News’ commentator Greta Van Susteren tells the tale of a terrifying, ten minute elevator ride she recently had in Vietnam. 309 more words


Operation Christmas Child Update

Remember those Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes we filled back in November?  They went to Panama!  Here’s the letter Samaritan’s Purse sent us:

Merry Christmas
from Samaritan’s Purse!

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Samaritan’s Purse Expands Recovery Work One Year After Typhoon Haiyan

Since 1994, Jayne Lessard has worked with individuals, couples, families, and groups as a private-practice therapist in High Point, North Carolina. Outside of her work in the States, Jayne Lessard has provided her services to individuals in several African and Asian countries through Samaritan’s Purse, a nonprofit Christian organization that operates a range of assistance programs in countries throughout the world. 120 more words

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Disaster Relief

In November of 2013, a category 5 hurricane ripped across the Philippines. Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest tropical cyclone to ever make landfall with a record-breaking sustained wind speed at landfall of 195 miles per hour and wind gusts up to 235 miles per hour. 490 more words


When life goes on for everyone but you

Five years ago today an earthquake rocked Haiti.  The best guess is that it killed somewhere between 160,000 and 200,000 people.    Top it off with an untrustworthy government and police force who steal the funds and supplies sent in to help, and it took people who were in an already poor and difficult situation and made it nearly impossible.  337 more words


NJ Rebuild: Day 2

Not to much to report today. Our team is still working on the same house. Yesterday we were checking the screws in the Sheetrock. Today we started the mudding part of drywall. 479 more words