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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.

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

Africa dangerously behind in global race for virus gear

Photo: In this March 22, 2020, file photo, a municipal worker sanitizes the street of Dakar’s popular Medina neighborhood after a bulldozer demolished informal shops in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Africa is bracing for a surge in coronavirus cases, but its countries are far behind in the global race for…

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UN: COVID Pandemic May Trigger Global Famine of ‘Biblical Proportions’

The United Nations’ food chief is warning that while the world fights the coronavirus pandemic, it is also on the brink of a hunger pandemic.  The executive director of the World Food Program met with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to discuss ways to avert the worst humanitarian crisis since the World War Two.  VOA’s Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy…

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Love in Action: Volunteering with Outreach Groups in Haiti

This week, our World Relief U.S. offices have been celebrating Volunteer Appreciation Week by sharing stories and celebrations in honor of all the volunteers who serve with us across the United States. Today, we’re expanding that celebration by highlighting one of the many volunteers who serve with us globally.  Recently, World Relief Haiti’s Esther Pyram…

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Ross & Emily Jones

“There’s so much joy in doing your part to make the world a better place, and in doing it with others. We really feel like we’re part of something bigger at World Relief, part of a movement and a family.”

– Ross & Emily Jones

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Jill & Jason Hwang

“We love that there’s a focus and intentionality on empowering local churches and communities to seek out transformation and lead it themselves. It feels good to know we’re investing in local institutions that, when the work of an NGO comes to an end, will still be there.”

– Jill & Jason Hwang

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Tim & Terri Traudt

We are so honored to be partners with World Relief and play a small part in impacting people’s lives—even if they’re people we’ll never meet here on earth. It’s hard to describe how much our relationship with World Relief has impacted us. It’s opened our eyes and matured our hearts to the vulnerable.”

– Tim & Terri Traudt

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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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