A Helping Hand From Churches

In February 2023, generous Hope Story supporters gifts stepped up to send emergency relief to Syrians in crisis – to families suddenly made homeless by the February 6th, 2023 earthquake.   Syrian churches responded quickly with reputable Syrian (in-country) suppliers who were unhindered by border crossing delays. Within days, food, blankets, jackets, and hygiene supplies started arriving at 13 churches in Aleppo for distribution, with more support continuing thanks to the organized efforts of churches across the Middle East.   For families in Syria (and Turkey) made homeless and bereaved by the earthquake, the healing and the rebuilding effort is ongoing. We continue …

From Death-Defying Escape to A New Beginning

“I am 100% sure that God is here, and He listens to our prayers. I tell God that my kids’ lives are His.” These are a mother’s words, as she shares the challenges of taking care of her family in Lebanon ever since the family’s flight to safety out of Syria – over the mountains, on foot. Mariam* and her husband Fadi* are Syrian Christians who fled the bombings and neighbourhood attacks in Aleppo, Syria in 2014 to travel a treacherous path across the mountains with their three young children. They faced checkpoints along the way and travelled in constant fear of danger.  At one point this family …