The founder of Air Mobile Ministries will be taking more cases of portable water purifiers to Ukraine as the war rages on. KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — For the fourth time, Air Mobile Ministries will be heading into a warzone to drop off supplies that people in the region need. The founder of the nonprofit, Joe Hurston, said that they will be taking cases of portable water purifiers so people can drink safe, clean water in Ukraine as the invasion by Russia continues around them. 6/22/22
TITUSVILLE, Fla. - Local pilot Joe Hurston is about to make his third trip to Ukraine to deliver life-saving water purifiers to people trapped in the war zone. Before he heads to Ukraine again on Monday, Hurston and his wife Cindy prayed at Titusville’s Redeemer Presbyterian Church. Hurston’s missions have taken him to disaster sites and around the world. He takes along high-tech water purifiers, each of them capable of providing fresh water to a thousand people per day. 5/15/22
Former Brevard County resident, Joe Hurston is packed up and ready to make his third trip to Ukraine to deliver water purifiers to people trapped in the war zone. "The strategy of the Russians is to cut off large groups of people from clean water,” Hurston said. 5/15/22
Joe Hurston, president and founder of Air Mobile Ministries, is expected to leave in early May. He will bring 10 water purifying units with him. SNEEDVILLE, Tenn. — In the small town of Sneedville and in an even smaller cabin, global missionary Joe Hurston prepares for his third trip to Ukraine. His mission is to supply thirsty people with clean drinking water using ozone-UV water purifiers. The 71-year-old appreciates a quaint and quiet life in the hills of Hancock County, but lately, the serene sounds of his small town are shattered by his memory of the war in Ukraine. 5/2/22
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — For nearly two months, Joe Hurston, has been bringing water purifiers to those in desperate need in Ukraine. Hurston returned to his home in Hancock County earlier this week following his second mission to the warzone and he’s planning to go back to Ukraine very soon. For Hurston and his team, discretion is the name of the game when it comes to delivering the machines. 4/27/22
ORLANDO, Fla. - A Florida pilot recently returned home from Ukraine where he helped deliver supplies to the country amid its ongoing war with Russia, which invaded the country weeks ago. "It's really bad, I mean it's really bad," said pilot Joe Hurston, "It's like no humanitarian crisis I've seen." Hurston has helped deliver life-saving, high-tech water purifier systems to disaster zones around the world. "It's completely man-made, and it's driven by cruelty and savagery," Hurston said of the war. "The Russian troops are seeking to cut-off hundreds of thousands of people and starve them to death." Hurston's purifiers provide clean drinkable water to a thousand people per day. 4/24/22
Air Mobile Ministries currently have 19 water purifiers operating in Ukraine. A humanitarian group focusing on water relief in Ukraine returned back to the United States Saturday after its second deployment, and says after so many requests for aid, they are already planning their third deployment. Joe Hurston, who is the founder of the humanitarian nonprofit, Air Mobile Ministries says there is just too much work to be done. “The requests were desperate,” Hurston said. “They were saying, ‘Joe, please get back here immediately.’” 4/24/22
We are collecting donations for Ukrainian humanitarian relief. The funds will go to water purification. You can see where every dollar is going by going to our Blog page. We have just added a Downloadable Manual in Ukrainian. Thanks to Kseniia and Ben Stewart. To download go to the water purifications page and scroll down to the download section.