The World's Most Fearless Charity
From opening medical clinics in Middle-Eastern war zones, conducting anti-human trafficking raids in South East Asia, and performing full combat duty in Africa to training emergency medicine in the United States, Shadows of Hope has earned its reputation as the world's most fearless and unique charity operating where no other organization can go.
Why We Serve
Our answer and ethos are simple – no one else can and no one else will. As conflict globally becomes more and more complex, charities worldwide grow more sophisticated. Yet there remain communities and places that no one will touch, situations too dangerous or hopeless that are forbidden to outsiders.
Shadows of Hope have one mission, to provide Hope in situations that others deem impossible. Keeping things simple is the key – we live with and build relationships with the locals, keep teams small and versatile, and focus on sustainable aid to achieve lasting change. This allows us to mobilise, respond and adapt quickly, as well as stretch our limited funds to an extent unprecedented by other Western organisations, so that we can provide the Hope that no one else can or will.
People need Hope, to see that the world hasn’t given up on them and that we still care. They need to know that someone will respond to their call for help, against all odds. We represent a means to an end, one that thrives where traditional means have failed - for those lost, forgotten, and beyond reach.
How We Serve
Legendary for its speed and resourcefulness, SoH deploys in a 'tip-of-spear' manner in order to serve and offer aid until larger groups can organize and deploy.
We've opened bamboo clinics in the jungle, operated full emergency rooms in the desert, and still run our famed casualty collection points in the worst situations known on earth.
Acting as a force multiplier, SoH has taught indigenous forces, special operations groups, hospitals, and field medics, and have expanded into every aspect of emergency care.
SoH remains the world's only charity slated for full combat duty. We defend hospitals, refugees, and the innocent, while advising local forces on their best course of action.
Where We Serve
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How You Can Serve
Join us at home or overseas, give the gift of your trade and skills to serve those in need.
Order supplies from our wish list, donate old equipment, or send us anything you have.
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