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Oct 15, 2020, 12:32 ET Samaritan's Purse airlifts field hospital to Bahamas

Christian relief agency adding critical COVID-19 capacity as cases continue to rise CALGARY, AB, Oct. 15, 2020 /CNW/ - At the request of the Bahamian prime minister, Samaritan's Purse has deployed an ...


Oct 13, 2020, 09:00 ET Canadians invited to bless children in need with Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts

National Collection Week—when everyone's boxes are to be at Collection Centers—is Nov. 16-22 CALGARY, AB, Oct. 13, 2020 /CNW/ - Canada's 2020 Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection season...


May 04, 2020, 09:00 ET Samaritan's Purse helping northern Alberta flood victims

Christian relief agency has deployed specially equipped tractor-trailers in Fort McMurray and Fort Vermilion, begins recruiting volunteers to clean out damaged homes CALGARY, May 4, 2020 /CNW/ -...


Mar 18, 2020, 11:46 ET Samaritan's Purse helping COVID-19 victims in northern Italy

Christian relief agency airlifted Emergency Field Hospital, staff to aid overwhelmed medical system CALGARY, March 18, 2020 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse DC-8 has transported a 68-bed Emergency Field...


Jan 20, 2020, 09:00 ET The world's struggling children to receive 490,000 gift-filled shoeboxes from Canadians

2019 total includes boxes packed online through PackaBox.ca option available year-round CALGARY, Jan. 20, 2020 /CNW/ - Canadians lovingly packed 490,471 shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, school...


Jan 08, 2020, 10:16 ET Samaritan's Purse sending Canadian team to help Australian wildfire victims

Christian relief agency will provide physical, spiritual aid to people who've lost everything CALGARY, Jan. 8, 2020 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse Canada is sending eight personnel to Australia to help...


Nov 25, 2019, 09:00 ET Canadians can keep blessing children through Operation Christmas Child

Pack shoeboxes online at home, any time of day or night, at PackaBox.ca CALGARY, Nov. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - National collection week for Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christmas Child program has come and...


Nov 14, 2019, 09:00 ET Deadline to provide gift-filled shoeboxes to children in need only 10 days away

Sunday, Nov. 24 is final day to drop off Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes; after that, Canadians can still conveniently pack boxes online at PackABox.ca CALGARY, Nov. 14, 2019 /CNW/ - The deadline ...


Nov 13, 2019, 09:50 ET Samaritan's Purse airlifts 20+ tons of critical relief supplies to Syrian refugees

Since October, Christian relief organization has helped thousands in Iraq and Syria CALGARY, Nov. 13, 2019 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse is providing emergency relief to Syrian refugees in Iraq and...


Oct 15, 2019, 12:23 ET Canadians invited to bless children in need with Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts

National Collection Week—when everyone's boxes are to be at Collection Centers—is Nov. 18-24 CALGARY, Oct. 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Canada's 2019 Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection season starts...


Sep 12, 2019, 12:59 ET Samaritan's Purse aiding Hurricane Dorian victims in Atlantic Canada

Christian relief agency has specially equipped Disaster Relief Unit, recruiting volunteers, in PEI while also helping with clean-up, shelter, medical, and other hurricane recovery needs in Bahamas...


Sep 08, 2019, 16:20 ET Samaritan's Purse aiding Hurricane Dorian victims in Nova Scotia

Christian relief agency sending specially equipped Disaster Relief Unit, recruiting clean-up volunteers CALGARY, Sept. 8, 2019 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse Canada is sending one of its specially...


Sep 03, 2019, 10:13 ET Samaritan's Purse helping Bahamas hurricane victims

Christian relief agency airlifts emergency shelter materials, critical supplies on DC-8 cargo plane CALGARY, Sept. 3, 2019 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse is preparing to fly its DC-8 cargo plane stocked...


May 13, 2019, 13:57 ET Samaritan's Purse helping Ottawa flood victims

Christian relief agency deploys specially equipped transport truck, begins recruiting volunteers to clean out damaged homes; marks third time in three years that agency helping area homeowners...


Apr 29, 2019, 13:24 ET Samaritan's Purse helping New Brunswick flood victims

Christian relief agency assessing situation in flooded eastern Ontario and western Quebec CALGARY, April 29, 2019 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse Canada is helping New Brunswick's flood victims by moving...


Mar 21, 2019, 18:08 ET Samaritan's Purse sending planeload of aid to Mozambique to help victims of deadly cyclone

Donations needed to address urgent demand for shelter, medical supplies, other aid CALGARY, March 21, 2019 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse is sending its specially equipped DC-8 to Mozambique with shelter...


Jan 25, 2019, 10:30 ET The world's struggling children to receive 517,000 gift-filled shoeboxes from Canadians

2018 total includes boxes packed online through PackaBox.ca option available year-round CALGARY, Jan. 25, 2019 /CNW/ - Canadians lovingly packed 517,437 shoeboxes with toys, hygiene items, school...


Dec 28, 2018, 15:44 ET Samaritan's Purse aiding Ebola victims in Africa

As death count surpasses 300, Christian organization builds treatment centers, sends experts to help CALGARY, Dec. 28, 2018 /CNW/ - About 300 people have died and at least 200 more are fighting for...


Nov 19, 2018, 09:00 ET Canadians can keep blessing hurting children through Operation Christmas Child

Pack shoeboxes online, any time of day or night, at PackaBox.ca CALGARY, Nov. 19, 2018 /CNW/ - National Collection Week for Samaritan's Purse's Operation Christmas Child program has come and gone,...


Nov 09, 2018, 09:00 ET Deadline to provide gift-filled shoeboxes to struggling children only 10 days away

Sunday, Nov. 18 is final day to drop off Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes; after that, Canadians can continue to pack boxes online at PackABox.ca CALGARY, Nov. 9, 2018 /CNW/ - The deadline for...


Oct 15, 2018, 09:00 ET Canadians invited to bless children in need with Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts

National Collection Week—when everyone's boxes are to be at Collection Centers—is Nov. 12-18 CALGARY, Oct. 15, 2018 /CNW/ - Canada's 2018 Operation Christmas Child shoebox collection season starts...


Oct 02, 2018, 16:44 ET Samaritan's Purse sending planeloads of aid to Indonesia to help victims of deadly tsunami

Donations needed to address urgent need for clean water, medical supplies, other aid CALGARY, Oct. 2, 2018 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse is sending two planes, including its own specially equipped DC-8,...


Sep 24, 2018, 16:29 ET Samaritan's Purse helping Ottawa-Gatineau tornado victims

Christian relief agency sending specially equipped Disaster Relief Unit, recruiting clean-up volunteers CALGARY, Sept. 24, 2018 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse Canada is helping tornado victims in the...


Sep 17, 2018, 17:12 ET Samaritan's Purse in North Carolina to help victims of Hurricane Florence

Donations needed to help thousands of devastated homeowners recover CALGARY, Sept. 17, 2018 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse Canada is sending trained Canadian staff to work alongside our U.S. colleagues in ...


Jun 07, 2018, 18:24 ET Samaritan's Purse providing shelter, food, and more to Guatemala volcano victims

Christian disaster relief and development organization rushing to help CALGARY, June 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Samaritan's Purse is coming to the aid of Guatemalans who have fled for their lives to escape an...