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Does the “Breakthrough” Model Apply to Poverty?

A problem well-stated is a problem half-solved. This is an apt truism most of the time. But climbing a ladder with the expectation of picking the choice fruit… Read More

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Want to Get Involved with FH? Pledge Your Birthday!

Friends of Food for the Hungry (FH) have done some pretty amazing things to serve vulnerable communities around the world. From matching gift drives to selling handcrafted products… Read More

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Celebrate Child Sponsorship Day with FH!

Raise your hands. How many of you have participated in the ever-growing and varied celebratory days designated for things like National Ice Cream Day, World Coffee Day, National… Read More

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Image Bearers: Those in Poverty Are Just Like Us

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. –Genesis 1:27   I was born in… Read More

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How FH Overcomes Barriers to Childhood Literacy

Can you imagine spending 5 or 6 years in primary school without learning how to read? Sadly, this is a reality for many children around the… Read More

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Taste The World: Chicken Adobo Recipe [Philippines]

If you’ve never had authentic Filipino food, it’s something to add to your list. Food for the Hungry has been working in the Philippines since 1978,… Read More

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Going Abroad? 5 Tips to Make the Most of Your International Travel

Do you have a medical mission to Uganda coming up? Are you visiting your sponsored child in the… Read More

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5 Ways to Help Ethiopian Orphans Thrive

It’s a sad statistic–nearly 13% of the children in Ethiopia have lost one or both parents. That’s one of the highest percentages in the world. And… Read More

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God's Story: The Fall Changed Everything

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

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Chào! FH Begins Operations in Vietnam

Food for the Hungry works in multiple countries across Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Today, we are excited to introduce you to a new country where we’re breaking ground this… Read More

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Six Activists to Follow in 2019

Today, social media gives young advocates the opportunity to make their voices heard on a global platform. This means the chance to hear from activists tackling important issues… Read More

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Ending Poverty Together: We’re All Pieces in the Poverty Puzzle

I’ve worked at Food for the Hungry (FH) for nearly 15 years with a passion to end poverty. I’ve seen so much change throughout these years, and yet so… Read More

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5 Gallon Challenge: Could You Do It?

Taking Water for Granted I’ll be honest: I’m not great at conserving water. It’s not something I think about conserving because I don’t have to. And that’s a blessing, but… Read More

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Plastic Pollution: A Worldwide Equal-Opportunity Fight

Did you know plastic packaging accounts for 50 percent of plastic waste around the globe?  Think about every item you bring into your home. How many… Read More

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Breastfeeding Myths: 5 Misbeliefs Debunked

World Breastfeeding Week takes place each year during the first week of August. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals and organizations committed… Read More

Written by Ed Hatch
Does the “Breakthrough” Model Apply to Poverty?

A problem well-stated is a problem half-solved. This is an apt truism most of the time. But climbing a ladder with the expectation of picking the choice fruit at the top of the tree won’t yield success if the ladder is leaning on the wrong tree, or against… Read More

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Want to Get Involved with FH? Pledge Your Birthday!

Written by Alice Zhang

Friends of Food for the Hungry (FH) have done some pretty amazing things to serve vulnerable communities around the world. From matching gift drives to selling handcrafted products or running a 5K, there are endless ways you can use your influence to advocate for the most vulnerable. One… Read More

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Celebrate Child Sponsorship Day with FH!

Written by Esther Martinez

Raise your hands. How many of you have participated in the ever-growing and varied celebratory days designated for things like National Ice Cream Day, World Coffee Day, National Sibling Day, National Dog Day, and more? It seems like a new celebratory cause and its corresponding hashtag pops up… Read More

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Written by Joel Mercado
Image Bearers: Those in Poverty Are Just Like Us

So God created man in his own image, in the image of God he created him; male and female he created them. –Genesis 1:27   I was born in Bolivia. According to the World Bank, Bolivia is one of the poorest countries in Latin America… Read More

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How FH Overcomes Barriers to Childhood Literacy

Written by Lisa Easterbrooks

Can you imagine spending 5 or 6 years in primary school without learning how to read? Sadly, this is a reality for many children around the world today. Globally, two-thirds of children (approximately 68 percent) will reach the last grade of primary… Read More

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Taste The World: Chicken Adobo Recipe [Philippines]

Written by Jess Bell

If you’ve never had authentic Filipino food, it’s something to add to your list. Food for the Hungry has been working in the Philippines since 1978, doing a range of work with indigenous communities on livelihoods, education, and health. Because the Philippines is actually an island… Read More

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Written by Carrie Woodward
Going Abroad? 5 Tips to Make the Most of Your International Travel

Do you have a medical mission to Uganda coming up? Are you visiting your sponsored child in the Dominican Republic? Does your church partner with Food for the Hungry (FH) to sponsor an entire… Read More

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5 Ways to Help Ethiopian Orphans Thrive

Written by Beth Allen

It’s a sad statistic–nearly 13% of the children in Ethiopia have lost one or both parents. That’s one of the highest percentages in the world. And UNICEF estimates there are some 800,000 Ethiopian orphans who have lost a parent to HIV/AIDS. In places like… Read More

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God's Story: The Fall Changed Everything

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the ninth 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. Ask any ten people for a definition of poverty, and you’re likely to get ten… Read More

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Written by Alice Zhang
Chào! FH Begins Operations in Vietnam

Food for the Hungry works in multiple countries across Africa, Latin America, and Asia. Today, we are excited to introduce you to a new country where we’re breaking ground this fall: Vietnam! A Historic Return to Vietnam Larry Ward founded Food for the Hungry… Read More

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Six Activists to Follow in 2019

Written by Carrie Woodward

Today, social media gives young advocates the opportunity to make their voices heard on a global platform. This means the chance to hear from activists tackling important issues around the world. By listening to the diverse voices, we gain the opportunity to learn, share ideas…and even join the… Read More

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Ending Poverty Together: We’re All Pieces in the Poverty Puzzle

Written by Beth Wilcox

I’ve worked at Food for the Hungry (FH) for nearly 15 years with a passion to end poverty. I’ve seen so much change throughout these years, and yet so much remain the same, as well. For almost 10 of those years, I sat at the front desk working reception. Read More

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Written by Jess Bell
5 Gallon Challenge: Could You Do It?

Taking Water for Granted I’ll be honest: I’m not great at conserving water. It’s not something I think about conserving because I don’t have to. And that’s a blessing, but not everyone has that opportunity. When I watched Virginia’s story, it made me think a little. https://www.fh.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/The-Struggle-for-Clean-Water-Virginias-Story-2.mp4   “If… Read More

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Plastic Pollution: A Worldwide Equal-Opportunity Fight

Written by Esther Martinez

Did you know plastic packaging accounts for 50 percent of plastic waste around the globe?  Think about every item you bring into your home. How many are wrapped in plastic? How much plastic wrapping gets recycled or tossed in the trash bin? While we can all… Read More

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Breastfeeding Myths: 5 Misbeliefs Debunked

Written by Chellsea Fort

World Breastfeeding Week takes place each year during the first week of August. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals and organizations committed to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding worldwide established this awareness week.  Breastfeeding is a simple but vital practice. Read More

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