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Why Gentiles Should Care About the New Moon

“Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights above. Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts. Praise him, sun and… Read More

  World Poverty
Born a Girl: Gender Inequality in the Hard Places

There is an ancient Jewish prayer that says, “Blessed are you, Lord, our God, ruler of the universe who has not created me a woman.” This prayer is evidence that… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Surprising Things Refugees Lose

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says the world has reached the highest number of refugees and forcibly displaced people in… Read More

  Stories
Kenya Mom Not Fighting Camels For Water Anymore

Mary’s muscles often hurt so badly she couldn’t get out of bed. The culprit? Repeatedly carrying 20-liter jerry cans — 44 pounds of water — from a water point located… Read More

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How a Healthy Family Has the Power to End Poverty

We all were born into a family. Reflecting on our families can produce the sweetest of memories or drudge up the deepest of hurts. A healthy family unit… Read More

  Stories
Why FH Believes in Mothers

My mother is the most influential person in my life. She’s my best friend, my confidant and my finest example of a godly woman. Perhaps the same is true for… Read More

  World Poverty
Location IS Everything!

Where I live, location is everything. People pay excessive rent and mortgage to be close to the downtown business district and to be in a specific school district or neighborhood. Read More

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Join the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

Here’s what the World Council of Prayers has to say about the need to end famine. “We are not only called to respond to the needs of our… Read More

  Church
Child Sponsorship: Hunger Sunday is May 7th!

Hunger Sunday is a nation-wide day in partnership with Food for the Hungry to spread awareness about child sponsorship. This coming Sunday, May 7th is a day when churches all over… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Ugandans, South Sudanese Refugees Partner to Fight Hunger

When you can’t go to the grocery store, growing food is your only option if you want to eat. In Northern Uganda, refugee families from South Sudan face this harsh reality… Read More

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Crafts and Desserts: One Girl's Inspiring Plan to Raise Money for the Poor

A young, blonde girl in a pink, long-sleeve shirt sat on her family’s brown, patio couch outside their Oregon home. Her mom held the camera as she looked into it… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
How Deworming Medication Improved One Girl's Life

Imagine wanting an education but not being able to attend school; being hungry but not being able to eat; needing rest, but being in so much pain that you can’t… Read More

  Resources
Top Ted Talks About Poverty

There are so many brilliant people out there who have immense knowledge and wisdom to share, but unless you’re able to frequent conferences all over the world on a variety… Read More

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Top Ted Talks About Poverty

There are so many brilliant people out there who have immense knowledge and wisdom to share, but unless you’re able to frequent conferences all over the world on a variety… Read More

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Spotlight on Malaria: Can We End it for Good?

Living in Arizona in the summers, mosquitoes are a nuisance. My husband and I cover ourselves and our toddler in bug spray to play outside in the early evenings. At… Read More

Why Gentiles Should Care About the New Moon

“Praise the Lord. Praise the Lord from the heavens; praise him in the heights above. Praise him, all his angels; praise him, all his heavenly hosts. Praise him, sun and moon; praise him, all you shining stars. Praise him, you highest heavens and you waters above the skies. Let them… Read More

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Born a Girl: Gender Inequality in the Hard Places

There is an ancient Jewish prayer that says, “Blessed are you, Lord, our God, ruler of the universe who has not created me a woman.” This prayer is evidence that gender inequality has existed in society and even in the church for hundreds of generations. It exists in modern phrases… Read More

  World Poverty

Surprising Things Refugees Lose

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says the world has reached the highest number of refugees and forcibly displaced people in history. As awareness of this global refugee crisis increases, stories of great loss abound. Like Boshra,… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Kenya Mom Not Fighting Camels For Water Anymore

Mary’s muscles often hurt so badly she couldn’t get out of bed. The culprit? Repeatedly carrying 20-liter jerry cans — 44 pounds of water — from a water point located half a mile from home in Bubisa, in northern Kenya. When Food for the Hungry staff… Read More

  Stories

How a Healthy Family Has the Power to End Poverty

We all were born into a family. Reflecting on our families can produce the sweetest of memories or drudge up the deepest of hurts. A healthy family unit plays a vital role in the general well-being and development of all the members. The family unit helps reinforce self-worth,… Read More

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Why FH Believes in Mothers

My mother is the most influential person in my life. She’s my best friend, my confidant and my finest example of a godly woman. Perhaps the same is true for you, or perhaps you are a mother, or perhaps you know an awesome woman who has mothered you and others… Read More

  Stories
Location IS Everything!

Where I live, location is everything. People pay excessive rent and mortgage to be close to the downtown business district and to be in a specific school district or neighborhood. A recent blog I read directed me to Summa Theologiae, Part III, Question 46, Article 10 by… Read More

  World Poverty

Join the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

Here’s what the World Council of Prayers has to say about the need to end famine. “We are not only called to respond to the needs of our sisters and brothers in dire situations in a compassionate, timely and sufficient manner. We are also commanded to see the… Read More

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Child Sponsorship: Hunger Sunday is May 7th!

Hunger Sunday is a nation-wide day in partnership with Food for the Hungry to spread awareness about child sponsorship. This coming Sunday, May 7th is a day when churches all over unite to make a difference in the lives of children by inviting their congregation into child… Read More

  Church
Ugandans, South Sudanese Refugees Partner to Fight Hunger

When you can’t go to the grocery store, growing food is your only option if you want to eat. In Northern Uganda, refugee families from South Sudan face this harsh reality daily and have turned to Food for the Hungry for help. Over 880,000 South Sudanese have… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Crafts and Desserts: One Girl's Inspiring Plan to Raise Money for the Poor

A young, blonde girl in a pink, long-sleeve shirt sat on her family’s brown, patio couch outside their Oregon home. Her mom held the camera as she looked into it and said, “Hi, my name is Kaia; I’m 9 years old, and I want to raise money for Food for… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

How Deworming Medication Improved One Girl's Life

Imagine wanting an education but not being able to attend school; being hungry but not being able to eat; needing rest, but being in so much pain that you can’t sleep. Imagine all of this caused by one thing. Worms. Though this sounds nightmarish, this was Nadine’s life. By… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Top Ted Talks About Poverty

There are so many brilliant people out there who have immense knowledge and wisdom to share, but unless you’re able to frequent conferences all over the world on a variety of topics, you might miss some of the concise information that keynote speakers often share. This is one of the… Read More

  Resources

Top Ted Talks About Poverty

There are so many brilliant people out there who have immense knowledge and wisdom to share, but unless you’re able to frequent conferences all over the world on a variety of topics, you might miss some of the concise information that keynote speakers often share. This is one of the… Read More

  Resources

Spotlight on Malaria: Can We End it for Good?

Living in Arizona in the summers, mosquitoes are a nuisance. My husband and I cover ourselves and our toddler in bug spray to play outside in the early evenings. At worst, we have itchy welts for a few days and apply some anti-itch cream for good measure. We’re lucky in… Read More

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