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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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Brave Welsh doctor risks like for second time to try to save Africans threatened by Ebola crisis

9th October 2014

A 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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More than shoeboxes: Christian charity raises families

22nd July 2013

Samaritan’s Purse has become 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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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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