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Together We're Tackling the World's Greatest Problems

In a world focused on quick fixes, we're fighting for lasting change.

The Path

Join us as we forge the path to lasting change.

Stand with Ukraine

As many as five million refugees could flee to neighboring countries. Together, we can respond.

For over 75 years, across 100 countries, we've been connecting people like you to the world's greatest needs—extending your compassion to millions of suffering men, women and children. Together we're creating change that lasts—today, tomorrow and for generations to come.

Our Focus

We're partnering with over 6,000 churches and 95,000 local volunteers to tackle the world's greatest problems.

Disasters

Together, we’re providing emergency assistance and building resilience in communities ravaged by disaster.

Extreme Poverty

With your help, we’re empowering churches and communities to break free from the chains of poverty through programs in savings, agriculture, health, nutrition and more.

Violence & Oppression

With your help, we’re bringing peace, healing and restoration to families and communities plagued by radical, ethnic and gender discrimination.

Refugees, Immigrants & Displaced People

Together, we’re restoring hope and rebuilding lives for the millions fleeing persecution and violence in search of refuge.

We need you in the fight against poverty, violence and injustice around the world. When we join together, we can be the hands and feet of Jesus, bringing light to the darkest corners of our world as a powerful force for good. Here's how:
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Advocate

You can defend and speak up on behalf of the vulnerable and suffering around our world. Together, we can intercede on behalf of those who are suffering, in poverty or without protection, in order to influence those in positions of power who can save lives.

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Volunteer

You can help us expand our reach and multiply our impact around the world when you join our family of over 95,000 volunteers worldwide. Your time, energy and resources make all the difference to those who are suffering.

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Give

When you give, you’ll transform the lives of millions of suffering men, women and children around the globe. In a time of such great need, we need you on our team more than ever before. We cannot do this work without you.

News & Stories

When Faith Leaders Join the Fight

When Faith Leaders Join the Fight

Around the world, faith leaders are often trusted, respected and influential members of society. For decades, World Relief has seen the impact that working alongside faith leaders and communities can have in the face of natural and man-made disasters.  From the earliest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, we knew that the local church was uniquely…

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Stewarding God's Grace

Stewarding God’s Grace: Q&A with Andrea Sheldon Tshihamba

“Each of you should use whatever gift you have received to serve others, as faithful stewards of God’s grace in its various forms.” — 1 Peter 4:10 When Andrea first arrived in Durham with her husband four years ago, she left behind a career as an ESL teacher. Burnt out and looking to apply her…

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From Welcomed to Welcomer, Volunteer Appreciation Week

From Welcomed to Welcomer

At the end of April, World Relief will celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week, a time to recognize the impact and power of volunteers to “tackle society’s greatest challenges, build stronger communities and be a force that transforms the world.”  Last year, World Relief engaged 8,430 volunteers and 873 church partners in the U.S. to welcome…

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Don’t move through life wishing you’d done more for our suffering world. God designed you to be a light amidst the darkness, extending his love and compassion to the most vulnerable among us.

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