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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

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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Who’s Really Welcome? Our Compassion for Ukrainians Shouldn’t be Exclusive to Just Them

Global Support for Ukraine Last week, the White House announced a plan to admit up to 100,000 Ukrainian refugees to the United States. This was a welcomed announcement given the increasing numbers of Ukrainians arriving to Poland, Romania and other European nations.  This policy has been one of many successive policy decisions by President Biden…

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The Compounding Effects of COVID-19 on Women and Girls

“The impacts of crises are never gender-neutral, and COVID-19 is no exception.” – UN Women A Pre-Pandemic Issue While the pandemic has touched nearly every corner of the globe, the devastating impacts of COVID-19 on women and children cannot be overstated.  Before the pandemic, women already earned less, had access to fewer social protections and…

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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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