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This Is the Tool That Totally Changed My Life in Community

Attitudes of a Community Developer In my office, I have a poster hanging on the wall. It’s based on a list that I stole from Bryant Myers’ book… Read More

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What If Groceries Took Up 50% of Your Income?

My family has a healthy food and grocery budget. I like to buy fresh produce and organic meat. I opt for low sugar snacks and cereal is expensive when my 4-year-old… Read More

  World Poverty
World Food Day: New Hope for Farming Fathers

Organizations like Food for the Hungry commemorate World Food Day to remember those who go to bed with empty stomachs every night. But we also celebrate how vulnerable farmers all over the world… Read More

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World Food Day - 1 in 820 Million

Join Food for the Hungry as we celebrate World Food Day and raise awareness for those around the world that suffer from food insecurity. Each year, over 150 countries celebrate World… Read More

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The Life-Changing Magic of Rubber Boots

Fall is almost synonymous with breaking out the boots in America, and that means ankle boots, snow boots, rubber boots, riding boots, Chelsea boots, over-the-knee boots and more. Yet,… Read More

  World Poverty
The Power of a Pad: Menstruation in the Developing World

Crimson Tide, Time of the Month, Female Troubles, Aunt Flo, On the Rag, and Red Tide. These are all euphemisms for menstruation that you’ve likely heard before.  A study conducted by the… Read More

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Meet Mike B. Meyers: Q&A with Food for the Hungry’s New CEO

Mike B. Meyers has been appointed Food for the Hungry’s newest CEO to succeed Gary Edmonds, as of October 1. Meyers joined Food for the Hungry in 2012 and… Read More

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Teachers Put Children on New Paths

Think for a moment: Are there teachers who changed your life? Many of us remember teachers who put us on new directions. Or maybe you can think of a teacher who… Read More

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7 Fun Trunk-or-Treat Ideas With a Christian Twist

Is your church throwing a fall harvest festival or trick-or-treat alternative to Halloween? Celebrate the fall with “trunk or treat,” a tailgate-like event that involves decorating the trunk… Read More

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Letter Writing isn't a Dying Art in Child Sponsorship

What is it about getting a handwritten letter in the mail? Not an email, or a text message or some kind random shout out on Instagram or Facebook,… Read More

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You Might Be Surprised by the Best Ways to Support Coffee Growers

 When I was a child, my dad rose early in the morning, shuffled to the kitchen in well-worn slippers, and used the drip coffee pot to brew a… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
What are free-range chickens doing in Nicaragua?

Maybe you’ve thought about raising chickens in your own backyard, with the nutritional benefit of having your own organic eggs for consumption. But in places like Nicaragua, chickens stretch way farther than just providing eggs… Read More

  World Poverty
How Can You Help Create World Peace?

In August 2017, Nosima Khatu’s family was happy. It was long into a late night of celebration when they were surrounded by the sounds of chaos at the home next… Read More

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What Do Community Graduation and a Train Board Have in Common?

When Food for the Hungry enters a community, our first step is to help parents and community leaders dream of graduation day. One sunny day in Guatemala’s highlands, I sat in… Read More

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How Leading by Faith is Changing Cultural Norms

Come with me across the world to Cambodia, where we can bear witness to the leadership Jesus modeled to us as followers of God’s word.  Miss Koam Trok is a… Read More

Written by Carrie Woodward
This Is the Tool That Totally Changed My Life in Community

Attitudes of a Community Developer In my office, I have a poster hanging on the wall. It’s based on a list that I stole from Bryant Myers’ book Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development. (By the way, that book is… Read More

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What If Groceries Took Up 50% of Your Income?

Written by Sara Chambers

My family has a healthy food and grocery budget. I like to buy fresh produce and organic meat. I opt for low sugar snacks and cereal is expensive when my 4-year-old wants two bowls for breakfast. Every week, I log on to my local grocer’s website and I create my digital… Read More

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World Food Day: New Hope for Farming Fathers

Written by Beth Allen

Organizations like Food for the Hungry commemorate World Food Day to remember those who go to bed with empty stomachs every night. But we also celebrate how vulnerable farmers all over the world now feed their families regular, nutritious meals. You may think that charities like FH use donations to hand out food. Read More

  World Poverty
Written by Andrea Hamilton
World Food Day - 1 in 820 Million

Join Food for the Hungry as we celebrate World Food Day and raise awareness for those around the world that suffer from food insecurity. Each year, over 150 countries celebrate World Food Day, shining a light on the different issues that prevent millions of people from accessing nutritious food. Read More

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The Life-Changing Magic of Rubber Boots

Written by Alice Zhang

Fall is almost synonymous with breaking out the boots in America, and that means ankle boots, snow boots, rubber boots, riding boots, Chelsea boots, over-the-knee boots and more. Yet, do you know which boots have the real, life-changing magic to save lives? Rain boots. To understand how, it’s… Read More

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The Power of a Pad: Menstruation in the Developing World

Written by Sara Chambers

Crimson Tide, Time of the Month, Female Troubles, Aunt Flo, On the Rag, and Red Tide. These are all euphemisms for menstruation that you’ve likely heard before.  A study conducted by the International Women’s Health Coalition found that there are about 5,000 slang words used to refer to menstruation in 10 different… Read More

  World Poverty
Written by Alice Zhang
Meet Mike B. Meyers: Q&A with Food for the Hungry’s New CEO

Mike B. Meyers has been appointed Food for the Hungry’s newest CEO to succeed Gary Edmonds, as of October 1. Meyers joined Food for the Hungry in 2012 and has served as the organization’s Chief Development Officer for the past four years. In his role, he oversaw FH’s global… Read More

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Teachers Put Children on New Paths

Written by Beth Allen

Think for a moment: Are there teachers who changed your life? Many of us remember teachers who put us on new directions. Or maybe you can think of a teacher who came into your child’s life at exactly the right time. Sokros, age 17, is one of myriad children in… Read More

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7 Fun Trunk-or-Treat Ideas With a Christian Twist

Written by Alice Zhang

Is your church throwing a fall harvest festival or trick-or-treat alternative to Halloween? Celebrate the fall with “trunk or treat,” a tailgate-like event that involves decorating the trunk of your car to celebrate the season! Pumpkin spice lattes are out, the leaves are beginning to change… Read More

  Church
Written by Sara Chambers
Letter Writing isn't a Dying Art in Child Sponsorship

What is it about getting a handwritten letter in the mail? Not an email, or a text message or some kind random shout out on Instagram or Facebook, but a handwritten note. In all honesty, I’m a bit sad that this is a dying art and it’s… Read More

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You Might Be Surprised by the Best Ways to Support Coffee Growers

Written by Carrie Woodward

 When I was a child, my dad rose early in the morning, shuffled to the kitchen in well-worn slippers, and used the drip coffee pot to brew a cup of Folgers Classic Roast coffee. Those red canisters were a familiar part of my childhood. Even while the… Read More

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What are free-range chickens doing in Nicaragua?

Written by Alice Zhang

Maybe you’ve thought about raising chickens in your own backyard, with the nutritional benefit of having your own organic eggs for consumption. But in places like Nicaragua, chickens stretch way farther than just providing eggs benedict for Sunday brunch. In FH’s yearly gift catalog, chickens are near the top of our fields’ “wishlists.” Why? Because people like Leonsa… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Written by Carrie Woodward
How Can You Help Create World Peace?

In August 2017, Nosima Khatu’s family was happy. It was long into a late night of celebration when they were surrounded by the sounds of chaos at the home next door. Nosima rushed outside. She nearly passed out as she dizzily watched what happened next. She stood there. Read More

  World Poverty

What Do Community Graduation and a Train Board Have in Common?

Written by Beth Allen

When Food for the Hungry enters a community, our first step is to help parents and community leaders dream of graduation day. One sunny day in Guatemala’s highlands, I sat in a church listening to men and women talk about their community’s future.  They hunched over large pieces of newsprint paper,… Read More

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How Leading by Faith is Changing Cultural Norms

Written by Samantha Harper

Come with me across the world to Cambodia, where we can bear witness to the leadership Jesus modeled to us as followers of God’s word.  Miss Koam Trok is a 42 year old woman living in the Rohal Village located in Ta Siem commune is pioneering a path for women… Read More

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