Iowa: 3 survivors of Tanzania bus crash that killed 32 arrive in U.S.

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Samaritan’s Purse (BGEA): Three schoolchildren from Tanzania who were injured in a horrific bus crash that killed 29 of their classmates, two teachers and a bus driver arrived Monday afternoon in Sioux City, Iowa, where a heartland Christian ministry volunteered to finance their treatment and recovery.


Cee Harmon’s insight:

Franklin Graham’s humanitarian Christian group Samaritan’s Purse responded after STEMM, the Siouxland Tanzania Educational Medical Ministries, promised to help the three children, who were suffering from a wide range of broken bones and other injuries.

from Elevate Christian Network – Ministry Outreach News | Cee Harmon


Aubri’s 18th birthday wish? 18 boxes for ‘Operation Christmas Child’

Allendale, Mich., — Packing shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child has been a tradition for as long as 18-year-old Aubri Carrell can remember. “Every year I usually do one or two with my family, …


Aubri Carrell’s goal was to get 18 Operation Christmas Child shoeboxes for her 18th birthday, but she ended up getting 70.  According to Aubri, “It turned out perfect.”

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Operation Christmas Child Video:  Watch children in Madagascar open their shoebox gifts and find out how the Gospel is helping shape their community.  Visit website:


Operation Christmas Child 2014 — Samaritan’s Purse International Relief

Samaritan’s Purse International Relief — Operation Christmas Child: What if a shoebox was just the first step to following Christ? A small shoebox can teach a child about the love of God, lead him or her to faith in Christ, inspire pastors, and plant new churches.


Operation Christmas Child is the world’s largest Christmas project of its kind.  They use gift-filled shoeboxes to share God’s love in a tangible way with needy children around the world.  In 2014, Samaritan’s Purse hopes to collect enough shoebox gifts to reach another 10 million children.

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