Franklin Graham: No interest in federal money meant for WHO
Franklin Graham, president and CEO of Samaritan's Purse, sits for a portrait at his group's field hospital in New York's Central Park. “But it would be too much of a controversy if they gave Samaritan’s Purse a penny. The prospect of Samaritan's Purse receiving funding redirected from the U.N. health agency prompted warnings from some Graham critics, including the secular group American Atheists. Samaritan’s Purse is no stranger to controversy during the pandemic. A spokesman for the charity said that the Central Park site had not accepted volunteers, relying solely on employees.