What We Do

Samaritan’s Purse goes to the aid of the world’s poor, sick, and suffering, helping meet 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.

Animals & Agriculture

Samaritan’s Purse provides resources and training for impoverished farmers, herders, and fishermen, helping them feed their families and even obtain a modest income that can be used for education, medical care, or other needs. More

Children’s Ministries

Children are among the most vulnerable in areas of the world where poverty and hunger are common. Samaritan’s Purse is answering the call to care for these young ones, feeding the hungry and caring for the orphaned and oppressed.

Construction Projects

Our projects provide shelter for families who lost everything in disasters, education opportunities to help break the cycle of poverty, facilities for physical and spiritual healing, and places to build up the body of Christ.  More

Crisis & Disaster Response

We meet critical needs for victims of war, disaster, famine, and epidemics in the world’s most troubled regions. In the U.S., we quickly respond when hurricanes, tornadoes, and other storms strike, mobilizing staff and volunteers to provide emergency aid to disaster victims.  More


Education projects give children and adults an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. Vocational training provides desperately needed job skills. Evangelism and discipleship programs introduce people to Jesus Christ, and help them grow in their faith.  More

Feeding Programs

Samaritan’s Purse reaches out to the hungry with both physical and spiritual nourishment, whether working in response to a natural disaster or wartime crisis or addressing a chronic lack of food or nutrition brought on by famine and poverty.  More

Health & Medical Ministries

Samaritan’s Purse provides doctors, nurses, medical equipment, and other aid while administering hope through the healing power of the Great Physician and helping to save lives in developing nations and areas that lack access to health care  More

Operation Christmas Child

We share God’s love and the Good News of Jesus Christ with millions of children around the world each year through the power of simple shoe box gifts.  More

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Providing clean water, coupled with health and hygiene education, is perhaps the most preventative measure to keep our world from infectious disease. Samaritan’s Purse has a variety of programs around the world to provide clean water and promote safe hygiene practices. More