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Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life Calls for Disciplined Action in 2019

Celebrating Martin Luther King in 2019 Today is the annual day dedicated to remembering and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), an icon and emblem of… Read More

  Disaster Relief
The Key to Sustainable Solutions: Taking the Driver's Wheel

In over thirty years of traveling around the world and learning about solutions to end poverty, the question that seems to be the most important one to ask… Read More

  Featured
Photo Essay: Capturing Sacred Moments in Cox's Bazar

Of all the places I’ve traveled to and of all the people I’ve had the opportunity to meet, no one else has shared a story with so much pain than… Read More

  Featured
Here Are FH Global Staff's Hopes for the Coming Year

Behind all of Food for the Hungry’s hopes for 2019 is strategy, vision, and careful planning. Doing impactful work in relief and… Read More

  Featured
Here's What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking

America, home of the free. But how accurate is that statement? Did you know that The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of… Read More

  Featured
Vitamins and Self-Care are Important in the Developing World, Too

From A to B-Complex and zinc, multivitamins have slowly nurtured their way back into the public eye. In the midst of the self-care movement, multivitamins (once a chore… Read More

  Featured
3 Hidden Costs of Being a Refugee

Refugee [noun]: A person who has been forced to leave their country due to war, persecution, or natural disaster. We’ve all seen photos of refugee camps. Tents stretch on for miles and… Read More

  Featured
Here Are FH's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

At the beginning of the new year, we decided to do some reflection and take a look back at the top 10 blog posts of 2018. The following had the highest… Read More

  Featured
Year-End Giving: 3 Things to Consider in 2018

As I reflect on this past year, the word that stands out for 2018 is “provision.” Despite the highs and lows, here we are in December, at the close of… Read More

  Featured
Across the Globe, Gratitude and Giving Go Hand in Hand

As the CEO of Food for the Hungry, I have been fortunate to travel to some of the world’s hardest places on a quest to end poverty. The scenes I… Read More

  Featured
3 Ways FH Builds Sustainable Clean Water Solutions

At a restaurant earlier this week, a waiter asked me if I wanted tap water or sparkling water. Without blinking twice, I said tap water–and then realized how much underlying… Read More

  Featured
Read These Three 2018 Success Stories from FH Countries Around the Globe

The Bangladeshi writer, economist, and community developer Muhammad Yunus once famously said, “The fact that the poor are alive is clear proof of their ability.” As a matter… Read More

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Christmas Traditions Know No Boundaries or Borders

Christmas traditions abound worldwide — that’s something I’ve definitely seen in my worldwide travels. In Bolivia, where I worked with Food for the Hungry (FH) for a… Read More

  Featured
As heaven-bound migrants, what's our responsibility to the world?

2018 hasn’t been an easy year. Gloomy headlines tell of migrant caravans and boatloads of refugees off the Italian coast. Stories about the Rohingya refugees paint dire pictures… Read More

  World Poverty
3 Tips for Conscious Christmas Shopping

With the Christmas shopping season in full swing, I’ve been revisiting my thoughts about how my daily purchases impact the rest of the world. We live in a world where… Read More

Written by Carrie Woodward
Why Martin Luther King Jr.'s Life Calls for Disciplined Action in 2019

Celebrating Martin Luther King in 2019 Today is the annual day dedicated to remembering and celebrating the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK), an icon and emblem of the Civil Rights Movement. The national holiday often focuses on Dr. King’s life and impact on history. While of great… Read More

  Devotions

The Key to Sustainable Solutions: Taking the Driver's Wheel

Written by Gary Edmonds

In over thirty years of traveling around the world and learning about solutions to end poverty, the question that seems to be the most important one to ask is this: are these solutions sustainable? Sustainable Change Leads to Lasting Impact While I care about all the different ways… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Photo Essay: Capturing Sacred Moments in Cox's Bazar

Written by Daniel White

Of all the places I’ve traveled to and of all the people I’ve had the opportunity to meet, no one else has shared a story with so much pain than the story Bennu and Darkar shared with me during a recent trip to Bangladesh. Here’s how… Read More

  Featured
Written by Carrie Woodward
Here Are FH Global Staff's Hopes for the Coming Year

Behind all of Food for the Hungry’s hopes for 2019 is strategy, vision, and careful planning. Doing impactful work in relief and development requires careful consideration of not just the year ahead, but the long-term. But aside from the goals… Read More

  Featured

Here's What You Need To Know About Human Trafficking

Written by Samantha Harper

America, home of the free. But how accurate is that statement? Did you know that The International Labour Organization estimates that there are 40.3 million victims of human trafficking globally? 81% of them are trapped in forced labor 25% of them are children 75% are women and… Read More

  Featured

Vitamins and Self-Care are Important in the Developing World, Too

Written by Alice Zhang

From A to B-Complex and zinc, multivitamins have slowly nurtured their way back into the public eye. In the midst of the self-care movement, multivitamins (once a chore ordained by your mother: “take your vitamins!”) are having a major moment. A new wave of direct-to-consumer, subscription brands now… Read More

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Written by Esther Martinez
3 Hidden Costs of Being a Refugee

Refugee [noun]: A person who has been forced to leave their country due to war, persecution, or natural disaster. We’ve all seen photos of refugee camps. Tents stretch on for miles and thousands of families line up for food and water. Nights are cold, little ones cough and cry, and hope is… Read More

  Featured

Here Are FH's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Written by Alice Zhang

At the beginning of the new year, we decided to do some reflection and take a look back at the top 10 blog posts of 2018. The following had the highest traffic among our readers with a heart for global missions. Check out the list below to see if you’ve read all of… Read More

  Featured

Year-End Giving: 3 Things to Consider in 2018

Written by Alice Zhang

As I reflect on this past year, the word that stands out for 2018 is “provision.” Despite the highs and lows, here we are in December, at the close of the year. Likewise, I want my giving to be an integral part of commemorating God’s blessings to me for the year. If my… Read More

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Written by Mike Meyers
Across the Globe, Gratitude and Giving Go Hand in Hand

As the CEO of Food for the Hungry, I have been fortunate to travel to some of the world’s hardest places on a quest to end poverty. The scenes I have encountered when welcomed into the homes of families on the other side of the world are quite different than… Read More

  Featured

3 Ways FH Builds Sustainable Clean Water Solutions

Written by Alice Zhang

At a restaurant earlier this week, a waiter asked me if I wanted tap water or sparkling water. Without blinking twice, I said tap water–and then realized how much underlying privilege that single question held. Not only do we have clean tap water for drinking, showering, and washing clothes, but… Read More

  Featured

Read These Three 2018 Success Stories from FH Countries Around the Globe

Written by Carrie Woodward

The Bangladeshi writer, economist, and community developer Muhammad Yunus once famously said, “The fact that the poor are alive is clear proof of their ability.” As a matter of fact, people in poverty face incredible challenges every day. And as Yunus points out, their survival in the face… Read More

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Written by Beth Allen
Christmas Traditions Know No Boundaries or Borders

Christmas traditions abound worldwide — that’s something I’ve definitely seen in my worldwide travels. In Bolivia, where I worked with Food for the Hungry (FH) for a number of years, I quickly learned how to wrap packages with mylar wrapping paper. Bolivians just really seemed to like… Read More

  Featured

As heaven-bound migrants, what's our responsibility to the world?

Written by Alice Zhang

2018 hasn’t been an easy year. Gloomy headlines tell of migrant caravans and boatloads of refugees off the Italian coast. Stories about the Rohingya refugees paint dire pictures of seemingly hopeless situations. Every day, it can feel like the hard places get harder for the displaced. Even the… Read More

  Featured

3 Tips for Conscious Christmas Shopping

Written by Wendy McMahan

With the Christmas shopping season in full swing, I’ve been revisiting my thoughts about how my daily purchases impact the rest of the world. We live in a world where everything is available at the click of a button. But there’s so much injustice built into the system that provides… Read More

  World Poverty