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Iraq: Help and Hope
Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Militants from Islamic State of Syria and Iraq (ISIS) leading away captured Iraqi soldiers dressed in plain clothes after taking over a base in Tikrit, Iraq.(Image licensed by the Associated Press)


The ultimatum is grim: convert to Islam or die.

Fleeing their homes by the hundreds of thousands, Iraqi Christians and other minorities are running for their lives as the radical jihadist army ISIS (Islamic State of Iraq and Syria) advances.

Men, women and children alike are being slaughtered and driven from their homes. Many who are not killed by militants are facing death in the wilderness due to exposure and starvation.

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But there is something you can do!

Haven Ministries is partnering with Samaritan’s Purse to bring relief to the Iraqi and Syrian refugees looking for food, shelter and safety in the Kurdish region of Iraq. Through local partnerships and logistical supply lines, thousands of lives are being saved, yet the number of refugees is growing rapidly!

How You Can Help

Pray

  • for God’s miraculous intervention in the lives of those who are facing death today.
  • for international intervention to stop the bloodshed and reign of terror.
  • for those who are being “Christ’s hands and feet” on the ground in Iraq distributing shelter, food, medical care and other forms of relief.

Give

As has been our decades-long commitment, Haven Ministries will not keep a dime designated for relief efforts. All dollars given will be routed to relief efforts through Samaritan’s Purse.

CLICK HERE to Make a Donation

     Your Gift Will

  • provide shelter, clothing and food for displaced families arriving in Erbil.
  • provide mattresses, baby/children's clothes, shoes and cradle beds for infants.
  • bring hope for the persecuted minorities who are on the verge of giving up.

*If you wish to designate a portion of your gift to Haven, please let us know, otherwise your entire gift will be directed to IRAQ: Help+Hope relief efforts.

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