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NEWS UPDATE: Meals Arrive in South Sudan

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By , August 29, 2018

Children waiting to be served

Last month, Operation Compassion joined two of our valued ministry partners on a missionto send 580,000 meals to the starving children in South Sudan. We are proud to announce those have arrived and are being distributed as promised!

This miracle to the famine laden survivors in South Sudan was possible only through the help of our product partners and financial supporters. Will you join Operation Compassion in helping feed these starving children?

 

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Operation Compassion Assists with Meals to South Sudan

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By , July 25, 2018

In 2011, South Sudan gained independence from Sudan after a 25 year civil war. Shortly after the celebration of liberation, the ruling political party divided and began infighting. By 2013, the political fighting devolved into street violence in the capital city and in many major cities across South Sudan and another civil war broke out leaving thousands fleeing for their lives. In 2017, government

 and world officials declared a famine throughout South Sudan as millions of people, mostly children, were starving to death. 

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Donnie Smith, CEO of Operation Compassion, Passes Away

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By , June 11, 2018

Dr. Donnie Smith, , passed away on June 9, 2018. Funeral arrangements have been received for the visitation and services.

Smith has served as CEO and Chairman of the Board of Directors for Operation Compassion since his appointment in 2006. Dr. Smith holds a Bachelor of Arts in Biblical Studies from Lee University, a Master of Arts and Master of Divinity from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary and a Doctor of Ministry in Cross-Cultural Ministries from Columbia Theological Seminary. In November of 2009 he received commendation from the White House for his outstanding work among the Hispanic churches across America and for teaching Hispanic pastors on how to help the nation’s poor. Continue reading 'Donnie Smith, CEO of Operation Compassion, Passes Away'»

Operation Compassion Continues Disaster Relief Efforts in Tortola

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By , April 24, 2018

The destruction brought to the island nation of Tortola by Hurricane Maria was of such devastation that it is difficult to understand without actually being there. The reports coming from Tortola spoke of utter destruction; no one knew what to do or where to start. Government buildings and communications where destroyed, local charities, agencies and churches were destroyed, everywhere people turned to for help and assistance were destroyed. Literally, there was nowhere go and no one to turn to for help! Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Continues Disaster Relief Efforts in Tortola'»

Operation Compassion Sends Containers to Syria and Iraq

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By , March 16, 2018

During the past several years Operation Compassion has partnered with Hope Charitable Services in sending containers to the persecuted Christian communities stuck in war torn Syria and Iraq. One container will be sent to each country making this the sixth container to Iraq and the second to Syria Continue reading 'Operation Compassion Sends Containers to Syria and Iraq'»