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Operation Blessing comes to the aid of three Pakistani orphans this Christmas after their parents were martyred

A Christmas blessing for orphaned children in Pakistan

Operation Blessing comes to the aid of three Pakistani orphaned children this Christmas after their parents were martyred

PAKISTAN – Six-year-old Salman and his younger siblings were orphaned overnight when his parents were martyred by an angry mob in Pakistan. 

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Miriam and her family hold tight to their faith and hope in an IDP camp in Northern Iraq

Hope in every season

Miriam and her family hold tight to their faith and hope in an IDP camp in Northern Iraq

ERBIL, Iraq – As the flickering lights changed from red to green, Miriam stood outside her family’s tent, holding 3-year-old Yusef in her arms and gazing up at a pieced together cross covered in Christmas lights.

The cross, crudely constructed from a piece of foam packaging she had found in the trash, rusty wire and lights, was a symbol of hope for Miriam, who—like so many others in her Internally Displaced People or IDP camp—had been through so much.

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Operation Blessing brings joy to students at San Jose Preschool in Peru with a special Christmas celebration

Christmas in the jungle

Operation Blessing brings joy to students at San Jose Preschool in Peru with a special Christmas celebration

IQUITOS, Peru – For five-year-old Andres and the other children at the San Jose Preschool, Christmas celebrations were simple—with only a special craft and a prayer to commemorate the holiday. But this year, Operation Blessing is making sure that this is one Christmas the children will be sure to remember.

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A young family receives the special blessing of groceries and overcomes hunger thanks to an Operation Blessing-supported food pantry

A bountiful blessing

A young family receives the special blessing of groceries and overcomes hunger thanks to an Operation Blessing-supported food pantry

ALABAMA – With a 6-month-old baby girl and a wife to take care of, Christopher worked hard to pay the bills and put food on the table, holding down a full-time job fabricating granite countertops during the day and working a part-time job at night.

When Christopher’s company was forced to scale back due to the rough economy and he was let go, Christopher became worried that he would not be able to make ends meet while he looked for another job.

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Operation Blessing brings hope to Isabella and her family in Guatemala by teaching her how to grow nutritious food in her own backyard

Room to grow

Operation Blessing brings hope to Isabella and her family in Guatemala by teaching her how to grow nutritious food in her own backyard

ANTIGUA, Guatemala – Isabella already had a family of her own when she took in her eight younger siblings after her mother died.

With several children under the age of 13 in their care, Isabella and her husband worked hard to provide for their new family—but between his meager income and the small amount of money she made making tortillas and selling handmade dolls at the market, it just wasn’t enough.

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Faith and her family receive help from an Operation Blessing-supported food distribution center when they need it most

Faith, hunger and the gift of food

Faith and her family receive help from an Operation Blessing-supported food distribution center when they need it most
TENNESSEE – Little Faith was just a baby when her father lost his job—but now, three years later, a rough economy and competitive job field has put her family face to face with hunger.

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Operation Blessing provides a struggling community in Cambodia with hope and a clean water source

A source of hope

Operation Blessing provides a struggling community in Cambodia with hope and a clean water source
TRAPANG VENG, Cambodia – Every day, children living in the village of Trapang Veng put themselves at risk of sickness and disease.

The only water in their poor farming community is collected from nearby ponds and open wells and is often contaminated. Just one drink could lead to a life-threatening illness.

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Operation Blessing is thankful for the opportunity to function as a huge pipeline running between those who want to give and those in need.

Thankful for the opportunity to give

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Operation Blessing is thankful for the opportunity to function as a huge pipeline running between those who want to give and those in need.
“Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we’ll go” brings back warm memories of childhood Thanksgivings; turkey with all the fixings, pumpkin pie and whipped cream and family, all gathered around a table. For me, Thanksgiving Day meant giving thanks for all that God had given me, but since joining Operation Blessing, every single day is filled with feelings of thanksgiving… for all that OBI is able to give away.

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Operation Blessing brings hope to hungry families when they need it most

A harvest of blessings for hungry families

Operation Blessing brings hope to hungry families when they need it most

UNITED STATES – As families all over America prepare for Thanksgiving, pulling out old recipes and purchasing turkeys, cranberries and more for the big day, some are searching empty cupboards for anything that can fill their empty stomachs.

Unemployment, medical bills or even a slump in the economy can put families in a position where they must choose between buying groceries and keeping the lights on. For these families struggling to make ends meet, a box of groceries can make all the difference.

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A young girl and her family in the nation of Lesotho overcome hunger through the gift of nutritios food and more from Operation Blessing partner

Food for little Ntabeleng

A young girl and her family in the nation of Lesotho overcome hunger through the gift of nutritious food and more from a local Operation Blessing partner
QALAKHENG, Lesotho – Imagine living in a tiny, one-room flat with 13 other people. For nine-year-old Ntabeleng*, this is home.

Orphaned at a young age, Ntabeleng lives with her grandmother, Ma Nkapane, and 12 cousins in the small village of Qalakheng.

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