2017 Headlines

Samaritan’s Purse trip offers trials and triumphs

Samaritan's Purse volunteers make an impact in Houston, Texas after Hurricane Harvey More

B.C. nurse offering helping hands to displaced in Bangladesh

Kalisse Barwich working with Samaritan’s Purse at a hospital that’s treating Rohingya refugees More

Nurse saves lives in war-torn Iraq

Stacey Horner is a 37-year-old mother of three children and is married to a wonderful supportive husband, Ben. She is also a community care nurse and has worked with Bayshore Home Health for the last 10 years. More

Alberta RN saves lives in war-torn Iraq

Emily Way, RN, is no stranger to the intensity of trauma care and treating patients under difficult circumstances, having worked on a trauma unit and treated prisoners in Calgary. But practising in war-torn Iraq, she says, was a completely different... More

Samaritan's Purse back in Windsor for flood recovery work

Less than a year after it spent days in Windsor helping flood victims with repairs and recovery, the Christian aid group Samaritan’s Purse has come to the rescue once again. More

Calgary Samaritan's Purse volunteers, staff prep for Texas deployment as they return home from B.C. wildfires

Member of disaster response team calls it 'a humbling honour' to be there as families begin healing More

Faith with feet on the ground at Calvary Church in Williams Lake

Volunteers from organizations such as Samaritan’s Purse, Christian Ministries and Bill Graham Rapid Response Relief, are in Williams Lake to help provide support for wildfire victims and volunteers. The teams are being hosted by the Calvary Church... More

Local Christmas Child Coordinator Hand-Delivers Shoeboxes In Africa


Samaritan’s Purse helps Ashcroft area evacuees rebuild their lives

The organization was asked to help those on the Ashcroft Reserve and Boston Flats who lost homes. More

Walking in their shoes

Local OCC Logistics Coordinator Diane Buhler and her daughter Kirsty made the trip to Dakar, Senegal, where they were able to experience the distribution of shoeboxes first hand. More

Help on the way for flood victims

Samaritan's Purse Disaster Relief Units are on their way to Okanagan Indian Band to assist with the clean-up of flood-damaged homes on the reserve. More

How an NGO helps Ugandan sex workers leave the brutal trade

Women, especially those with children, are so desperate to get money that they often receive only the price of a bottle of pop for their services More

Aid group ensures Uganda benefits from refugee work

A young mother from South Sudan is thankful to be in a refugee settlement in Uganda, after walking with her baby for days to get there. But she anxiously awaits her husband and their other two children. More

The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada Podcast: Clean water in Cambodia

Faith Today editor Karen Stiller visited Cambodia on a Samaritan’s Purse Water for Kids trip, and reached some conclusions about short term mission trips. More

Confronting compassion fatigue in South Sudan as millions flee the country

After years of crisis before and since the civil war, NGOs say there is a 'compassion fatigue' when it comes to aid and support for the African nation More

A world torn apart

One Squamish nurse’s story of helping on the front lines in Iraq More

Calgary surgeon saves them all for the Lord

Jeff Way spent three weeks treating patients in war-torn city in Iraq More

Samaritan’s Purse helps with flood cleanup

“If someone wants to talk, we listen. They’re on a journey and we walk beside them.” More

Sussex man drives truck to Ottawa to help with flood relief

Retired New Brunswick truck driver, Larry Adair, came out of retirement to aid flood victims in Ottawa. More

1,000 victims treated at Samaritan’s Purse field hospital near Mosul

Frank King with Samaritan’s Purse Canada joins Global Calgary to talk about the dangerous work being done to save lives at an emergency field hospital near Mosul. More

Calgary doctors on Samaritan's Purse medical mission treat victims in northern Iraq

Bomb blasts, gunfire, women and children peppered with shrapnel — these were some of the experiences of one Calgary cardiologist working at an emergency field hospital in Mosul, Iraq. More

Hospital in Iraq through Samaritan's Purse

Magdalene John and Alexander Best talk to Director of Programs of Samaritan's Purse Canada John Clayton about their projects in Northern Iraq including a hospital dedicated by Franklin Graham. More

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