I am called to help the poor, the hungry, the thirsty, the hurting, the abused, the broken. Watch this video to see what others are called to do and then share yours with your friends and family!
Although New York winters are always difficult, this one has been devastating for the residents of Breezy Point. Months after Hurricane Sandy struck, so many people are still without water, electricity and necessities. Learn how people like you continue to reach out with hope to those still suffering in such deep need.
Angel supported his family by selling homemade ice cream in their Mexican village, but after a hurricane swept away his equipment, this family could only afford to feed each child one cracker per day. Discover what gave them the hope they so desperately needed.
When three-month-old Brian developed a severe cough and fever that wouldn’t respond to home treatments, his mother panicked. Without strong medicine, how could her baby hope to survive?
Assembling fireworks is a dangerous occupation, but that’s what fourteen-year-old Rosy and her mother Fatima did every day beginning at 4 a.m. just to make ends meet. See how God had better things in mind for this family.
After taking in six of their grandchildren to raise, Grandma Maria tried to find a way to bring in some extra income to help her husband support their expanded family. See how God used people like you to bless these loving grandparents.
Seven-year-old Geiser loves art, but a juvenile cataract made that difficult when it began to cause blindness in one eye. Find out how Operation Blessing partners helped restore Geiser's vision.
A 4-hour walk across treacherous terrain under the hot sun poses dangerous risks for Misael's family, but they have no choice if they want access to water. See how Operation Blessing gave their community the gift of clean water and a safer life.
Marvin and Ingrid were soon-to-be new parents, but late in the pregnancy a doctor told them their child would be born with a cleft lip and palate. See how Operation Blessing brought smiles to the whole family.
Al was used to challenges, having lost both legs to complications of diabetes, but then Hurricane Sandy sent several trees smashing through the roof of his bedroom. As rain drenched him in his bed, Al wondered how he was going to survive all the damage to his home.
When Alivia began having mysterious medical problems that landed her in the hospital for several months at a time, she was too weak to work. Without an income, how could this single mother provide for her three children?
Thanks to Operation Blessing partners, residents of Little Egg Harbor, NJ, are getting help from "angels" as they rebuild their lives after Hurricane Sandy devastated their community.
As we reflect on the year gone by, we are thankful for supporters like you who have truly "Lived their Faith" by caring for people in need. Thank you for blessing the poor in 2012… We can’t wait to see the impact you will make in 2013!
In the first community gathering since Hurricane Sandy, residents of Breezy Point took a break from weeks of cleanup and recovery efforts to enjoy a special holiday lunch with special musical guests, The Irish Tenors.
Operation Blessing International (OBI) and Old Dominion University (ODU) have partnered together in an initiative to develop an iPad App that allows medical staff to track the progress of patients they serve in impoverished rural areas. Thanks to the this partnership with the computer science department at ODU, the initiative has began its beta testing stages in Medan Belize, Haiti.
On the east side of Queens, New York, is the community of Far Rockaway. One week after Sandy battered the peninsula, the neighborhood is still without power and Operation Blessing is there providing food and relief for over 1,500 people.
Operation Blessing teams capture the emotional celebration of residents of NYC's Lower East Side as the power returns after nearly 5 days of no electricity, heat, or running water.