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When thinking about all the reasons Mercy Ships donors and volunteers get involved with our international charity, one of our donors recently summed it up perfectly:“We own nothing; everything is borrowed from God. I want to give when I can for those who need...

A 7-month-old patient receives cleft lip surgery onboard the world’s largest charity hospital ship. A baby born with a debilitating cleft lip in Guinea has received free surgery from Mercy Ships volunteers, marking the charity's 100,000th surgical procedure1 onboard its hospital ships. Aissata (EYE-sat-ah), a 7-month-old child,...

JB Gill, musician and TV presenter of Songs of Praise, is challenging churches to use their creativity and talents to help send medical care to some of the poorest people in the world.JB learnt all about the work of Mercy Ships during his recent visit...

“When I was 12, I saw a woman on TV… her husband had burned her with acid – her face had become fused to her neck, so she could never look a person in the eye.” Dr Fifonsi Odry Agbessi mimics the condition, tucking her chin...

JB may be best known as a former member of the band JLS and as a presenter on BBC’s "Songs of Praise." He’s also become a farmer and is committed to raising awareness about where our food comes from, as well as helping young people...

Mercy Ships Cargo Day 2018 has been a great success! The global shipping and trading community joined together a third time to raise more than $815,000 for Mercy Ships! The support received from our generous partners in the shipping industry has been truly amazing!Thank you to...

On Tuesday, 27 November, people around the world will open their hearts to help Mercy Ships for Giving Tuesday, the international day of charity that launches the Christmas season.  Our hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, is currently docked in Conakry, Guinea, where there are just three...

We are pleased to announce that the new book from our founder, Don Stephens, hits the book stands this Thursday. ‘A Daily Dose of Mercy’ contains 365 short daily devotions on the theme of mercy.Each day's reading will take about one minute to read, and is...

We’re thrilled to announce that Mercy Ships will be featured on the BBC Radio 4 Appeal this month! This is a phenomenal opportunity for us to share the Mercy Ships story with more people, and we hope you’ll tune in.The programme will feature Kirstie Randall, a...

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