Samaritan’s Purse delivers backpacks to children in Ukraine

NORTH WILKESBORO, NC – Samaritan’s Purse is sending thousands of children’s backpacks to Ukraine, each filled with a teddy bear, hat, sketchbook, balloon and gospel materials suitable for children, to let them know that God loves them and has not forgotten them.

Karl PhelpsSamaritan’s Purse:

Samaritan’s Purse prepares backpacks for children in Ukraine. We’re going to send these backpacks on our DC-8 plane; and from there they are transported to distribution points throughout Ukraine.

Bethany JobeSamaritan’s Purse:

These backpacks are full of awesome items, like a notebook, and there are crayons, and there’s a hat to keep them warm while traveling, and also a fun smiley ball, and a little toy also. There are also objects that teach them the love of God.

My prayer for these children is that they know Jesus and know that he never leaves them, never forsakes them, loves them so much and is with them every step of the way as they flee from such a terrible situation. and try to find a new normal where they go.

Samaritan’s Purse is a non-denominational evangelical Christian organization that provides spiritual and physical relief to suffering people around the world. Since 1970, Samaritan’s Purse has helped meet the needs of people affected by war, poverty, natural disasters, disease and famine in an effort to share God’s love through His Son, Jesus- Christ. The organization serves the Church worldwide to promote the gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ.

Samaritan’s Purse International Disaster Response Team (DART) is committed to meeting the critical needs of victims of war, poverty, famine, disease and natural disasters. We are ready to respond at any time, whenever disaster strikes and wherever it occurs. DART specializes in providing water, food, shelter and medical care while sharing the Good News of Jesus Christ.

CONTACT: Melissa Nystrom, [email protected]

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