The destructive wildfires sweeping through Maui have tragically resulted in loss of life, with a confirmed death toll of 114 people as of Sunday, August 20. The catastrophe has left thousands of Maui residents without homes and caused widespread destruction and damage to several areas of the island. Learn how World Vision is responding to the crisis and how you can support people affected by the disaster.
Two episodes in Pastor Etiel’s childhood could have resulted in his death. Because he miraculously survived both, he dedicated his life to serving people in need as a way to thank God.
At a street church in Hartford, Connecticut, Pastor Bryan Bywater serves people in the community who are experiencing homelessness. World Vision partners with the church and its pastor, providing donated supplies that help meet the community’s spiritual and physical needs.
As Christians, we have a choice: respond to unsettling realities in the world with fear and avoidance or follow Jesus in responding to the greatest needs of our day with love and hope. Reflecting on Matthew 25, pray with us for World Vision’s work around the world.
World Vision’s Global 6K for Water is a one-day event where people around the world walk, run, or roll 6K to equip communities in need with lasting clean water. Every step you take is one they won’t have to.™ Check out what people are saying about how fun and impactful it is to do the Global 6K.
Orthodox Easter celebrations across Eastern Europe involve the passing of the holy fire from priest to congregation. Then people arrive to receive blessings on baskets of food, which they eat from to break their Lenten fast. In 2022, those ceremonies took on even more significance as churches and Moldovans welcomed refugees from Ukraine.
Two brothers who work in construction have been helping their community rebuild after a tornado plowed through their neighborhood in Bowling Green, Kentucky, on December 10, 2021. Read how World Vision partnered with a local church to come alongside them for long-term recovery.
The gift of brand-new furniture helps a mother of six create a welcoming new home for her family. Kelsey, who is recovering from drug addiction, received new furniture from a corporate donation given through a World Vision partner church in West Virginia.
The death of Jordy’s grandfather devastated the then-12-year-old boy. He could have been a prime target to be recruited into a gang. But God intervened through his mother and a pastor who’d received training from World Vision.