WHAT WE DO

International Disaster Relief

Samaritan’s Purse stands ready to respond at a moment’s notice to humanitarian crisis around the world, bringing relief, comfort, physical help and life-saving, emergency aid to victims of war, famine, natural disaster, poverty and disease. Donations to International Disaster Relief are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.

Domestic Disaster Relief

Samaritan’s Purse mobilises staff, equipment and volunteers providing practical support and recovery assistance to families impacted by cyclones, bushfires, floods, earthquakes and other natural disasters in Australia and New Zealand. Donations to Domestic Disaster Relief are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.

Water, Sanitation & Hygiene

Our "TURN ON THE TAP" campaign provides wells, rainwater tanks, BioSand water filters and more along with health and hygiene training so that children, families and communities in poor nations can drink safe water and prevent dangerous waterborne diseases. Donations to Water, Sanitation & Hygiene projects and TURN ON THE TAP are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.

Health & Nutrition

The health issues of people in poverty are many and women and children are especially vulnerable. Our health clinics, health education and health services improve the quality of life for women, children and families in poor communities. Donations to Health & Nutrition projects are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.

Education & Vocational Training

Education provides the building blocks for a future free from poverty. Samaritan’s Purse provides vocational training and gives kids access to quality education by building schools and pre-schools, providing school supplies and paying school fees. Donations to Education & Vocational Training are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.

People at Risk

Samaritan’s Purse provides aid, health care, housing and education for victims of human trafficking, orphans, the disabled, and other vulnerable people at risk of being exploited and struggling to survive in hostile environments.

Animals & Agriculture Livelihoods

Samaritan’s Purse provides the resources and training to help poor people in rural communities earn an income farming animals and agriculture to provide food for their families and to create a livelihood and a new future, free from poverty. Donations to Animals & Agriculture Livelihoods projects are tax deductible for Australian taxpayers.

Operation Christmas Child

Good news and great joy come in a gift-filled shoebox for kids in poor countries. Operation Christmas Child is often the first step in reaching out to kids, families and communities with help, hope and the Good News of Jesus Christ . Donations to Operation Christmas Child are not tax deductible.

The Greatest Journey

After the shoebox comes The Greatest Journey! This colourful 12-lesson discipleship program teaches kids about God, faith and being a follower of Jesus Christ in their own language. On completion, the kids receive their very own Bible. Donations to The Greatest Journey are not tax deductible.

Church Resourcing

Samaritan’s Purse builds churches, trains church workers and provides Bible literature and other resources to help churches in poor nations reach out to their local community with the Good News of Jesus Christ. Donations to Church Resourcing are not tax deductible.