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Inspired and led by our Christian beliefs, we faithfully serve vulnerable people across the globe without regard to race, creed or nationality and without adverse distinction of any kind. We serve without stipulation or expectation and on the basis of need alone. We strive to respect the culture and customs of the people we serve in order to preserve their humanity and dignity. We also proudly adhere to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, which can be found here.
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- A Victim of Child Marriage finds “Happily Ever After” in Literacy Programs
Weddings are one of my favorite events. I love watching two people pledge their love for one another and celebrating that marriage with friends and family over dancing, drinks and good food. I just got back from my cousin’s wedding, which was out of state this past weekend. It was a magical trip and a wonderful […]
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- Help Save Starving Children: Refugees of S. Sudan’s War
The United Nations officially declared in February that famine in South Sudan threatens 100,000 people with starvation. Over 1.1 million children are in danger of acute malnutrition. Almost 5 million people, 40 percent of the population, need urgent help. Civil war and tribal violence kept farmers from planting and tending their crops. Food production stopped. At the same […]
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- Forests Provide Sustenance for Millions of People
The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN says one out of every four people on the planet relies on a forest for their livelihood. That’s 1.6 billion people. Forests Provide More Than Pretty Trees It’s not OK that we humans destroy 8.4 million acres of forest every single year. As forests disappear, millions […]
- Roberto Clemente, Jr.: Food for the Hungry’s Global Ambassador
Helping people has always been one of my favorite things to do. So becoming the Food for the Hungry Global Ambassador was like finding my dream job. I am blessed by the great legacy my father left. He became the first Latin American and Caribbean player to help win a World Series. What an honor […]
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- Don’t Grow Weary of Doing Good
March 15th marked the completion of the sixth year of the ongoing Syria crisis with no clear resolution in sight. In fact, the situation does not seem to be improving. It’s getting worse, especially for children. This month UNICEF released a report called “Hitting Rock Bottom: How 2016 Became the Worst Year for Syria’s Children.” […]