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  World Poverty
The Modern Day Impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Fight Against Social Injustice

The tiny air-conditioned plane did not prepare me for the heat I was about to experience. As soon as the cabin door opened, a blasting wave of heat was more… Read More

  Stories
6 Ways to Pray Leading up to MLK Jr. Day

On January 15, we set aside time to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the influence he had on the Civil Rights Movement and his opposition to poverty. Before… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Corporate Heartbeat: Where Passion Meets Efficiency

I recently attended a meeting of the Food for the Hungry leadership in Africa. We talked about the corporate heartbeat that we recently articulated. I was thrilled at the level… Read More

  Church
How One Church Experiences the Joy of Giving

Looking for a focus for your church’s Lent, summer, or other seasonal series? Stanwood Foursquare Church in Stanwood, Washington has found a unique way to center their holidays. Read More

  Stories
Water: I Saw A Story of Change in the Dominican Republic

What is new, blue, and changing the lives of thousands of people in a community in the Dominican Republic? Water.   A tiny… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Children Thrive When Mothers Pursue Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

For Sixta Flores, a 38-year-old Bolivian wife and mother, biblical truth held no interest. She attended training meetings with Food for the Hungry because the moms sometimes received little… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Together: Peace Building in the New Year

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! — Psalm 133:1 (NIV) About every 500 or 600 years, factors converge to bring about a… Read More

  World Poverty
Don't Ring in 2018 Without Doing This

Another new year is upon us and the older I get, the faster they seem to come. I know I’m not the only one who can’t believe that it’s almost… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Evidence of Hope This Christmas

For to us a child is born . . . Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end . . . The zeal of the Lord… Read More

  Stories
Your Family Can Change Lives by Giving Water Wells

When was the last time you got a glass of water? I tend to get up in the middle of the night, thirsty. I can easily walk to one of… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
The Bible Builds Strong Communities

We Christians sometimes use fancy language to describe the Bible. We call it the Word of God, the Holy Scripture, or the Good Book. Here’s a new one for you: Building… Read More

  World Poverty
Last-Minute Gifts That Change the World

Are you stumped on coming up with last-minute gifts? Whether you’re on the hunt for a thoughtful hostess gift or need something meaningful for the family gift exchange, below we’re… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Earthworms: The Easiest Way to Provide Nutrition to Kids Like Yours

I write a lot about worms for this blog. Usually they are stomach worms and something we hate. But this is a different kind of post about worms. This post… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Ideas to Survive Christmas Vacation with Your Kids

Have you ever seen those back-to-school TV commercials that use the Christmas song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”? They show a parent joyfully collecting school supplies while… Read More

  Church
This Christmas, Iowa Children Wish for... Earthworms?

While many American children are asking for the latest toys and electronics this Christmas, Molly Juza’s sons have asked for more unique items: earthworms, sheep, and a handwashing… Read More

Written by Alex Mwaura
The Modern Day Impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Fight Against Social Injustice

The tiny air-conditioned plane did not prepare me for the heat I was about to experience. As soon as the cabin door opened, a blasting wave of heat was more than a warm welcome to a refugee camp in Turkana, northern Kenya. I was new to the field… Read More

  World Poverty

6 Ways to Pray Leading up to MLK Jr. Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

On January 15, we set aside time to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the influence he had on the Civil Rights Movement and his opposition to poverty. Before his assassination 50 years ago, Dr. King was organizing a march on Washington called the Poor People’s Campaign that would… Read More

  Stories

Corporate Heartbeat: Where Passion Meets Efficiency

Written by Mike Meyers

I recently attended a meeting of the Food for the Hungry leadership in Africa. We talked about the corporate heartbeat that we recently articulated. I was thrilled at the level of understanding and passion invoked by this new guiding statement. The following video explains it. The Heartbeat of FH… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Written by Wendy McMahan
How One Church Experiences the Joy of Giving

Looking for a focus for your church’s Lent, summer, or other seasonal series? Stanwood Foursquare Church in Stanwood, Washington has found a unique way to center their holidays. They use the Food for the Hungry (FH) gift catalog as an opportunity for their church… Read More

  Church

Water: I Saw A Story of Change in the Dominican Republic

Written by Carrie Woodward

What is new, blue, and changing the lives of thousands of people in a community in the Dominican Republic? Water.   A tiny building on the side of a dirt road in a place called Camarón.   I learned all… Read More

  Stories

Children Thrive When Mothers Pursue Beauty, Goodness, and Truth

Written by Beth Allen

For Sixta Flores, a 38-year-old Bolivian wife and mother, biblical truth held no interest. She attended training meetings with Food for the Hungry because the moms sometimes received little gifts. FH staff pegged Sixta immediately as a potential volunteer leader because of her talkative, joyful personality. In her high-altitude Andean village, babies… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Written by Gary Edmonds
Together: Peace Building in the New Year

How good and pleasant it is when God’s people live together in unity! — Psalm 133:1 (NIV) About every 500 or 600 years, factors converge to bring about a reformation in the world. In 2017, we celebrated the 500th of the Protestant Reformation, and I’m seeing signs that… Read More

  From Our Leadership

Don't Ring in 2018 Without Doing This

Written by Sara Chambers

Another new year is upon us and the older I get, the faster they seem to come. I know I’m not the only one who can’t believe that it’s almost time to change the calendar out again, but alas here we are. Before you blow your noise-maker as the… Read More

  World Poverty

Evidence of Hope This Christmas

Written by Gary Edmonds

For to us a child is born . . . Of the greatness of his government and peace there will be no end . . . The zeal of the Lord Almighty will accomplish this. — Isaiah 9:6-7 Have you watched the news recently? Things look dour, don’t they? But,… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Written by Kendra Szabo
Your Family Can Change Lives by Giving Water Wells

When was the last time you got a glass of water? I tend to get up in the middle of the night, thirsty. I can easily walk to one of the many sinks in my house to get water and then crawl back into bed within about 90 seconds. I’m… Read More

  Stories

The Bible Builds Strong Communities

Written by Beth Allen

We Christians sometimes use fancy language to describe the Bible. We call it the Word of God, the Holy Scripture, or the Good Book. Here’s a new one for you: Building Block. For Guidmon Urcuyo,  the Bible helped put him on the path to leadership in his community of El Limonal,… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Last-Minute Gifts That Change the World

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Are you stumped on coming up with last-minute gifts? Whether you’re on the hunt for a thoughtful hostess gift or need something meaningful for the family gift exchange, below we’re sharing our top ideas for meaningful that require no shipping and can transform lives rather than add to the commercialism… Read More

  World Poverty
Written by Kendra Szabo
Earthworms: The Easiest Way to Provide Nutrition to Kids Like Yours

I write a lot about worms for this blog. Usually they are stomach worms and something we hate. But this is a different kind of post about worms. This post is about the good kind of worms: earthworms! Across the globe, we at Food for the Hungry (FH) help families… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Ideas to Survive Christmas Vacation with Your Kids

Written by Mike Meyers

Have you ever seen those back-to-school TV commercials that use the Christmas song, “It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year”? They show a parent joyfully collecting school supplies while the kids who are about to end their summer vacation watch with gloom. I know that feeling. And if you… Read More

  From Our Leadership

This Christmas, Iowa Children Wish for... Earthworms?

Written by Wendy McMahan

While many American children are asking for the latest toys and electronics this Christmas, Molly Juza’s sons have asked for more unique items: earthworms, sheep, and a handwashing system. The Juzas are part of Orchard Hill Church (OHC), an Iowa church with… Read More

  Church