The Samaritan's Purse non-profit organization was founded by Bob Pierce in 1970. The prayer that guieded Pierce through his walk or journey is "Let my heart be broken with the things that break the heart of God". The mission of Bob for the organization was to fufill the needs of people in areas of hardship and through faith of support and commitment of agenceis and churches across the globe. Bob first met Franklin Graham through Franklin's passion for missions. In 1978 Bob Pierce died of leukmia and Franklin took the role of leading Samaritan's Purse soon after. Through Franklin and the organization's faith and leadership, they travel the globe to spread the love and word of Jesus Christ, plus supply the medical and physcial needs to the human race.
"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 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." www.samaritanspurse.org
Ways to support:
Childrens Heart Project:This group travels the globe treating kids with illnices in the area of the heart. these include families who don't have medical care, or don't live near a hospotal that can't procede with the life threating sergery or don't have the equipmenet to conduct the sergery. This group has conducted a nomerous amout of sergeries to save children across the globe. The way that they have been able to proceed with this opperations is by contibutions from the local or globe socitey.
Operation Christmas Child: This group sends boxes filled with toys, clothing, books, etc to children whose parents have low income or don't have extra money to buy christmas gifts or clothing for there kids or themselves. Every year through churches or on the internet you can build or pack a shoe box to send to children for christmas all over the world. When you pick up a shoe box to build or pack; you will have a card that you will mark the age group, size, and gender. You can donate today or pack a shoe box to make a difference in a childs life.
Feeding Progam: This group brings food to children and adults that are living with barely anything but the colthing on there back, faith, family. The meals that are provided are some familes hope to live another day or there only hope in surviving. Never forget how blessed you are to have food and family to take care of you in the hard times. The money that is donated to this group gives a child or adult hope and strength for another day of life.