Mercy Ships

Our World Needs Hope and Healing More than Ever

In times of uncertainty, you help bring a lasting legacy of healthcare—and hope—to every port we reach.

Our World Needs Hope and Healing More than Ever

In times of uncertainty, you help bring a lasting legacy of healthcare—and hope—to every port we reach.

Your gift multiplies in impact to bring free life-changing surgery and improved healthcare to the world’s forgotten poor.

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Your gift multiplies in impact to bring free life-changing surgery and improved healthcare to the world’s forgotten poor.

$50
$100
$150
$300
Other
Donate

A Vessel of Hope

Why a ship? Simply put – a hospital ship is the best way to deliver safe surgeries to some of the poorest people in the world.

Reaching Those in Need

In Sub-Saharan Africa, there are only 2 physicians per 10,000 people. And because 50% of the population lives near a coast, our hospital ships are the best way to reach those in need.

We're Built on Efficiency

Our floating hospitals efficiently bring safe, sterile operating rooms and hospital beds directly to people in need so our volunteer medical staff can provide free surgeries.

Creating Lasting Change

We build medical capacity in every port we reach, training local doctors, providing equipment and opening medical facilities so that improved healthcare continues in our wake.

Reaching Those in Need

In Sub-Saharan Africa, there are only 2 physicians per 10,000 people. And because 50% of the population lives near a coast, our hospital ships are the best way to reach those in need.

We're Built on Efficiency

Our floating hospitals efficiently bring safe, sterile operating rooms and hospital beds directly to people in need so that our volunteer medical staff can provide free surgeries.

Creating Lasting Change

We build medical capacity in every port we reach, training local doctors, providing equipment and opening medical facilities so that improved healthcare continues in our wake.

Help Save and Transform Lives

Ways to Give

There’s so much hope to give and many ways to give it–learn how.

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Volunteer

Together, we’re bringing hope and healing to those in need–join us.

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Help Save and
Transform Lives

Ways to Give

There’s so much hope to give and many ways to give it–learn how.

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Volunteer

Together, we’re bringing hope and healing to those in need–join us.

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Lives Impacted

Through surgical care, medical training, and infrastructure development, we impact millions.

Surgical Procedures

With your help, Mercy Ships is working to meet the overwhelming need for safe surgery worldwide.

Professionals Trained

By training local professionals in vital medical procedures, we create a lasting legacy of healing.

Annual Volunteers

Our dedicated volunteers are selfless servants who fuel the lifesaving mission of Mercy Ships.

Lives Changed

Her Dreams Interrupted.

When she was 15 years old, a small lump appeared on Gnilane’s face. Thinking it would one day go away, she didn’t let it dim her passion for getting an education — or her hope for the future. She finished secondary school and went on to high school as the lump continued to grow. 

Our Volunteers are an Integral Part of Our Mission

Our selfless crew members volunteer their time and talent and pay their own expenses to deliver the highest quality medical care to those in desperate need. Over 1,300 people volunteer to be an integral part of the Mercy Ships crew every year.

Our Volunteers are an Integral Part of Our Mission

Our selfless crew members volunteer their time and talent and pay their own expenses to deliver the highest quality medical care to those in desperate need. Over 1,300 people volunteer to be an integral part of the Mercy Ships crew every year.

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Mercy Ships puts faith in action — bringing hope and healing. Their floating hospital restores people’s dignity with free surgery and life-changing medical treatment. I fully support and commend the work of Mercy Ships.”

- Max Lucado

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