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Celebrating the Impact of FH’s Partnerships in 2020

the bauchiero family meets moises and his family

Partnerships that Sustain Impact for the Long-Term At Food for the Hungry (FH), we know that we cannot accomplish our mission of ending all forms of human poverty without the help of our generous supporters. Working together, FH and our partners grow resilience in the communities we serve. And we are so grateful for these […]

Four Social Causes that Leaders in Christian Media Care About

No back to school for millions of children worldwide

Have you ever heard a song on the radio and wondered about the story behind it? Or have you attended a conference and listed to a powerful message about justice? Most leaders in Christian media write songs or articles that connect directly to their faith. They speak on issues close to their hearts, and write […]

Choosing to Challenge Gender Inequality this International Women’s Day

In 2021, the world is still working to emerge from the global COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has threatened the livelihoods of millions, and organizations like Food for the Hungry (FH) must keep the most vulnerable people in mind. We know that, as the pandemic threatens years of progress toward ending poverty, inequity is growing. In […]

Deworming Tablets Help 11 Year Old Thrive: Dodos’ Story

Young Boy in Burundi Smiling

Meet Dodos In the community of Kiyonza, in Burundi, an 11-year-old boy named Dodos lives with his mother, father, and five sisters. They are a vibrant family. Dodos loves to run, laugh, and play with his sisters. The children are healthy and strong. They attend school regularly. And Dodos’ parents are saving their money and […]

Four Global Issues to Pray for in 2021

Woman and Baby during COVID-19

As Food for the Hungry (FH) continues our commitment to seek an end to all forms of human poverty, our work is also shaped by the global trends that deeply affect the most vulnerable people in the world. These cross-cutting issues, from gender to climate change, impact every part of our work in a variety […]

FH’s Top 10 Blogs from 2020

Looking Back on 2020 When we rang in the new year on January 1, 2020, I doubt many of us could have anticipated what an unprecedented year 2020 would turn out to be. Together, we faced challenges of so many different kinds. All along the way, we prayed for God to guide us, protect our […]

Celebrating 50 Years of Food for the Hungry

It’s 2021! And for Food for the Hungry (FH), that means a special invitation to you. Join us in celebrating a very special milestone. It has been 50 years since FH was started by founder Dr. Larry Ward! At FH, we believe that a 50th anniversary is a marvelous opportunity to reflect on five decades […]

Kid-Friendly Printable Activities to Share with Your Sponsored Child

Child Coloring Activity

At Food for the Hungry (FH), we created these five kid-friendly printable activities to share with your sponsored child because we know that it’s never too early to start teaching your family to care for others and be curious about the world! Whether you have small children at home or you teach them at church […]

4 Steps to Giving Back This Holiday Season 

Giving Back in the Holiday Season It’s the season of giving! With the holidays around the corner, we know that many of us are focused on how we can give back to our communities and make a difference for those around us. At Food for the Hungry (FH), our mission is to see lives transformed […]

Amalia’s Story Update: New Mother Reflects on the Impact of Child Sponsorship

Pregnant woman and her husband, new parents

The Impact of Child Sponsorship: From Sponsored Child to Staff to New Mother When FH staff member Amalia was a little girl living with her family in Guatemala, she remembers how “friends” would visit her class at school, bringing stickers, playing games, and singing songs of hope and joy. Her teachers would instruct the class: […]

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Gift Policy:
You may send small, flat paper-based items that can fit into a standard #10 size envelope, have a value of less than $5 dollars and weigh less than 4 ounces. We ask that you send small, flat items of this size because shipping is expensive and even small gift items can cause issues clearing customs.
You can send postcards or photographs, however, we ask that you visit here for more details about culturally appropriate guidelines for photos and other images. Please write the child’s ID # on the back of each item that you enclose with your letter to ensure that it reaches him/her.
Best gifts to send your sponsored child:
  • Paper dolls
  • Postcards
  • Pictures of yourself or family
  • Sports cards, individual cards (baseball, soccer, football)
  • Stickers (flat, paper-based, only a few at a time)
  • Paper-based simple bookmarks, stationery, drawing, or writing paper (single sheets)
  • Coloring pages (single sheets, not books)
  • Please do NOT send:
  • Monetary gifts
  • Liquids, candy, or food
  • Batteries or magnets
Please note, all items should be compliant with airline transport and safety regulations. Gifts that don’t meet the gift policy will be donated to a local Christian non-profit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, that works with low-income families. We will not be able to return them.