The COVID-19 pandemic continues to sweep across the world, with almost 750,000 confirmed cases worldwide as of Monday morning. Cases in the United States continue to skyrocket and Dr. Anthony Fauci estimates that as many as 100,000 to 200,000 Americans could die from the disease. Amidst the suffering and pain caused by the disease, many churches and faith-based charities are stepping up to serve their neighbors through the crisis.
Here are six Christian organizations offering relief amid the coronavirus pandemic:
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Franklin Graham's Evangelical non-profit humanitarian aid organization, Samaritan's Purse, is heading to Italy to help replenish medical supplies and to offer hope to the Italian people amid the spread of COVID-19, which has effectively shut Italy down.
As the bushfires rage on in Australia, police have either charged or issued warnings to more than 180 people for fire-related offenses, including 24 individuals who are believed to have intentionally started fires. The fires are not expected to be extinguished soon, but already 24 people and more than 500 million animals have been killed. Here is how you can help.