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Kathy Coy stands among what is left of her home after Hurricane Michael destroyed it Oct. 11 in Panama City, Florida. She says she was in the home when it was blown apart and is thankful to be alive. Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Panhandle as a Category 4 storm.
From the Field

2018 Hurricane Michael: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

Sept. 28 earthquake and tsunami in Central Sulawesi, Indonesia. “Many houses are damaged and bodies are buried under the ruins of the house,” says World Vision volunteer Makmur, after surveying the post-earthquake scene in Silae district of Palu, in Central Sulawesi.
From the Field

2018 Indonesia earthquake: Facts, FAQs, and how to help

God is with people suffering from disaster — the refugee, the earthquake survivor, the family facing famine. He calls us to follow Him in offering hope to the most vulnerable in their hour of greatest need.

Matthew 25: Pray for refugees, disaster survivors

World Vision U.S. President-elect Edgar Sandoval poses with 8-year-old Faith, his World Vision sponsored child, in Kapululwe, Zambia.

Is Jesus at the center of your life?

The Capitol Building at sunset.
Change Makers

Election Day: 7 questions to ask your candidates before you vote

A group of children in rural Zambia celebrate their newly received backpacks with arms raised.
From the Field

How’d they do that: Kits with care letters

A World Vision staff member walks through a sunflower field with two brothers.
From the Field

Birthday parties leave lasting gifts in sponsorship communities

This Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017, make a donation to World Vision, and Thirty-One Gifts will match your gift in product donation up to $1 million.

Giving Tuesday 2018: World Vision donations double through Thirty-One Gifts

A pastor’s challenge inspires a Sunday school teacher and her students to give the gift of goats.
Change Makers

No goats, no glory: Sunday school students give the gift of goats

A World Vision staff member hugs an 11-year-old girl who received a package from her sponsor. Learn what the Bible says about generosity.
From the Field

Packed with love: Sending letters, packages to your sponsored child

Jesse Klaasen, 16, worked on a farm during school breaks for three years to save up and purchase a home for a family in a developing country through the World Vision Gift Catalog.
Change Makers

A teenager gives his treasure to help a family from the Gift Catalog

Battery-powered Christmas lights hang on the house of a sponsored child in Zambia.

Santa Switch: Shine bright by ‘flipping the focus’ this Christmas