The Midwest was pounded by numerous tornadoes Sunday morning and afternoon. As many as 6 people died in Illinois and more than 400 homes were destroyed and many more damaged. Throughout the Midwest people took shelter only to come out to see the reality of such devastation and loss.
One of the greatest disasters the world has ever witnessed is unfolding in the aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan. With thousands dead and missing and thousands more displaced, disaster relief has been a difficult challenge for the Philippine Government and NGO’s. However, Operation Compassion has been engaged in a number of disaster relief activities trying to help as much as possible. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Sends Aid to the Philippines'»
After a deadly and catastrophic tornado ripped through Moore, OK earlier this year, Operation Compassion and many relief partners responded to the immediate needs of the community. Operation Compassion responded with four relief sites, twenty-five semi-trucks of goods, shower trailers, freezer units and forty-foot storage units. In addition, Operation Compassion sent financial resources to other charities to assist with their responses. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Partners with God’s Pit Crew to Rebuild Homes in Moore, OK'»
For quite a while Operation Compassion has worked with several partners in securing and delivering solid wood furniture to families in need. With the number of local disasters on the rise and international needs for children at an all-time high, the need for furniture has never been in greater need. Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Sends Fifty Semis of Furniture to Those in Need'»
Operation Compassion has always worked with multiple charitable partners in order to meet the needs of underdeveloped and underserved communities around the world. Any one project could involve 1, 5 or more partners, each doing their part of the project. Some partners provide volunteers; another may provide shipping expertise, while some may provide products and goods. Regardless, of the role of a single charity’s participation, the project requires the interdependency of each charity.