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Hope Is Buzzing Louder Than Ever and Transforming Lives

April showers bring May flowers and May flowers bring…Bees! Nothing causes a group of people to scatter like the phrase, “There’s a bee behind you.” Too busy running to safety,… Read More

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5 Reasons Why Healthy Families are Essential to Ending Extreme Poverty

Every 15th of May, the United Nations has designated as International Day of Families. In celebration of this important part of society, we highlight these reasons… Read More

  Devotions
God's Story: History is About Reconciliation

This post is the fifth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post. … Read More

  Devotions
How Nehemiah Shows Us That Joy Strengthens Listening

If I told you that joy of the Lord directly strengthened our ability to listen to Him, what would you say? Think about the man named Nehemiah for a second. Read More

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What Do FH and Captain Marvel Have in Common?

It’s that time of year again! Blockbuster films are hitting theaters and among those is “Captain Marvel.” Last month, my husband and I saw the… Read More

  Devotions
What Does It Mean to Practice Resurrection?

A Call to the Good Life I’m a 20-something young woman living in an urban center, so you might be surprised to hear that my spiritual role model… Read More

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Caring for the Earth 365 Days a Year

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to travel with Food for the Hungry (FH) to Guatemala. I met a farmer who forever changed my view on sustainable… Read More

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Taste The World: Causa [Peru]

Food is pretty great, am I right? Food is one area I’ve always loved to be adventurous, because what could go wrong? (Mind you, I’ve never had food… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
5 Things To Include in Your Child Sponsorship Letters

A few times a year, we at Food for the Hungry (FH) send you a letter from your sponsored child. They typically tell you about their favorite classes, their hobbies,… Read More

  Devotions
Reflecting on the Gift of God's Word

The recent distribution of Bibles in a small community in Kenya provided the joyful insight to what it means to a child to receive their very own Bible. Lkisomai,… Read More

  Featured
Ending Poverty, Together: The "Nature" of Child Sponsorship

This story is part of our brand-new series “Ending Poverty, Together.” It will be dedicated to sharing the special and inspiring stories of all those who travel to Food… Read More

  Devotions
God's Story: "How" Is More Important Than "What"

This post is the fourth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post. … Read More

  Featured
In Kenya, Clean Water Flows Out of An...ATM?

In the United States, we experience a miracle every time we open a water faucet, turn on the shower, the garden hose, or flush the toilet. We get clean water… Read More

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These Brands Inspire Us to Care About Forests

Today, March 21, is the International Day of Forests, but what does that mean? Living in a fairly green country with access to a lot of resources, it… Read More

  Disaster Relief
How the Birth of a Rohingya Baby Overcame Tragedy

Like many moms, Khusida couldn’t wait to meet the baby she had carried for 40 weeks. Her life had been so hard. She and her husband Mohammad had fled violence and… Read More

Written by Michelle Schlavin
Hope Is Buzzing Louder Than Ever and Transforming Lives

April showers bring May flowers and May flowers bring…Bees! Nothing causes a group of people to scatter like the phrase, “There’s a bee behind you.” Too busy running to safety, rarely do you stop to look at this bee and take a moment to appreciate what his short life must be like. There’s a lot to learn… Read More

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5 Reasons Why Healthy Families are Essential to Ending Extreme Poverty

Written by Alice Zhang

Every 15th of May, the United Nations has designated as International Day of Families. In celebration of this important part of society, we highlight these reasons why families are essential in the fight to end extreme poverty in the hard places.  Families come in… Read More

  Featured

God's Story: History is About Reconciliation

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the fifth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post.  If you met Ayesha in her community on the Ganges delta of Bangladesh, she would invite… Read More

  Devotions
Written by Jeremy Reis
How Nehemiah Shows Us That Joy Strengthens Listening

If I told you that joy of the Lord directly strengthened our ability to listen to Him, what would you say? Think about the man named Nehemiah for a second. He was the man who led the people of Israel to rebuild the wall surrounding Jerusalem and provide hope, direction,… Read More

  Devotions

What Do FH and Captain Marvel Have in Common?

Written by Chellsea Fort

It’s that time of year again! Blockbuster films are hitting theaters and among those is “Captain Marvel.” Last month, my husband and I saw the latest Marvel movie, “Captain Marvel,” and thoroughly enjoyed it. We snacked on popcorn and slurped down an Icee as the… Read More

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What Does It Mean to Practice Resurrection?

Written by Carrie Woodward

A Call to the Good Life I’m a 20-something young woman living in an urban center, so you might be surprised to hear that my spiritual role model is an 84-year-old farmer from Kentucky. For the last several decades, the poet/farmer/philosopher has been a prophetic… Read More

  Devotions
Written by Esther Martinez
Caring for the Earth 365 Days a Year

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to travel with Food for the Hungry (FH) to Guatemala. I met a farmer who forever changed my view on sustainable development and how it affects not only the most vulnerable, but our earth as well. This story still rings true… Read More

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Taste The World: Causa [Peru]

Written by Jess Bell

Food is pretty great, am I right? Food is one area I’ve always loved to be adventurous, because what could go wrong? (Mind you, I’ve never had food poisoning so “knock on wood”) It’s cool because you can learn so much about a person by simply looking at… Read More

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5 Things To Include in Your Child Sponsorship Letters

Written by Kendra Szabo

A few times a year, we at Food for the Hungry (FH) send you a letter from your sponsored child. They typically tell you about their favorite classes, their hobbies, their family. Then they usually will ask you a question. That’s one prompt for your response, but what else is… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Written by Jeremy Reis
Reflecting on the Gift of God's Word

The recent distribution of Bibles in a small community in Kenya provided the joyful insight to what it means to a child to receive their very own Bible. Lkisomai, a 12-year-old boy, received God’s Word in his own hands, and stated with delight, “My favorite verse is John 3:16. Read More

  Devotions

Ending Poverty, Together: The "Nature" of Child Sponsorship

Written by Doug Penick

This story is part of our brand-new series “Ending Poverty, Together.” It will be dedicated to sharing the special and inspiring stories of all those who travel to Food for the Hungry fields, whether they are staff members, supporters, or partners. Follow along as each person shares the impact… Read More

  Featured

God's Story: "How" Is More Important Than "What"

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the fourth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post.  Eleuterio and Maria were some of the first people in their Bolivian community to sign up to help with… Read More

  Devotions
Written by Alice Zhang
In Kenya, Clean Water Flows Out of An...ATM?

In the United States, we experience a miracle every time we open a water faucet, turn on the shower, the garden hose, or flush the toilet. We get clean water that is safe to drink and available on demand. Even when there is a drought, which happens in places like California, water… Read More

  Featured

These Brands Inspire Us to Care About Forests

Written by Jess Bell

Today, March 21, is the International Day of Forests, but what does that mean? Living in a fairly green country with access to a lot of resources, it is easy to forget the impact of forests on the world as a whole. There are a lot of factors… Read More

  Featured

How the Birth of a Rohingya Baby Overcame Tragedy

Written by Beth Allen

Like many moms, Khusida couldn’t wait to meet the baby she had carried for 40 weeks. Her life had been so hard. She and her husband Mohammad had fled violence and bloodshed in Myanmar. Now, they lived with nearly a million other Rohingya refugees in a sprawling camp in neighboring… Read More

  Disaster Relief