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Change isn’t easy but when we move together, we can be an irresistible force for good and an agent for lasting change.

The Path

Join us as we forge the path to lasting change.

Together We're Tackling the World's Greatest Problems

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

Made for Change

Together, we can rewrite the story of 2020.

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

Change Rebuilds

Change Rebuilds: Jerome’s Story

As we round the corner of 2020 toward the end of the year, we’re bringing you more made-for-change stories from across the World Relief community. Today, World Relief Chicagoland’s Jerome Bizimana shares his story of rebuilding. He fled violence in his home country of the Congo and eventually resettled in Illinois. Jerome now works for…

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How Marie Holst is Making Change

As we approach the year-end season, we are giving thanks for everyone who partners with us at World Relief — people like Marie Holst, a member of our Changemakers community.  Marie has been partnering with World Relief for 36 years. Today, she shares why she loves being a member of the World Relief community and…

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20 Reasons to Give Thanks in 2020

It’s Thanksgiving week. The time has come when we would normally gather with family and friends, celebrate the start of the holiday season and reflect on the things we’re grateful for. This year, those celebrations won’t be possible for many of us, and the practice of gratitude likely feels especially difficult. Many of us are…

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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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