Published Articles

The mission of Samaritan’s Purse, delivering physical aid and the spiritual hope of Jesus Christ, has inspired millions of individuals around the world. Many authors and writers are among those who have been moved by what we’re doing — locally and across the globe. Read their stories below.

Samaritan’s Purse (UK & Ireland) is an international relief and development organisation that works through local churches to proclaim and demonstrate the love of God amongst communities in need in 18 countries across Africa, Eastern Europe and Central Asia.

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Samaritan’s Purse UK personnel encounter heartbreak and inspiration in Northern Iraq

19th February 2015

Through the harsh winter months in Northern Iraq, Samaritan’s Purse is continuing to provide aid to Yazidi, Muslim and Christian refugees who have been displaced by IS incursions in Iraq.
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Brave Welsh doctor risks like for second time to try to save Africans threatened by Ebola crisis

9th October 2014

published02A doctor confined to her own flat for three weeks after treating dozens of Ebola patients in Liberia is risking her life to return to the country to help victims of the outbreak. Dr Nathalie MacDermott, from Cardiff, says she cannot sit and watch people dying in the unfolding crisis that has now spread to Europe without trying to help.

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Doctor returns to Liberia to fight Ebola

9th October 2014


Dr Nathalie MacDermott, from Cardiff, who works in Swansea, is returning to Liberia on Friday for a second period treating Ebola patients with Samaritan’s Purse.

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Rwanda: Fresh hope for families in need and your church can help

17th August 2013

published04Vulnerable families are getting a fresh lease of life thanks to a new church-based initiative from Samaritan’s Purse. And you can help…

“We’re going back to the church in the book of Acts by bringing all our resources together, even though we have very little, and we’re sharing it,” explains Pastor Celestine in the Rwandan Parish of Kamweru.


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More than shoeboxes: Christian charity raises families

22nd July 2013

Samaritan’s Purse has bepublished05come well-known for their Christmas shoebox appeal, however their work reaches far beyond this into community development through local churches. Norfolk churches are invited to get involved with their harvest appeal.


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VeggieTales® And Operation Christmas Child Announce Partnership

24th June 2013



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From despair to hope: making life better for families in poverty.

18th June 2013
Community SP Well near Akuem

Community SP Well near Akuem

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New Harvest resources from Samaritan’s Purse

6th June 2013

The theme of this year’s resource ties in with the organisation’s new Raising Families campaign to lift 30,000 people out of poverty by 2016.

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