The Blog

  Disaster Relief
Light after Darkness: A Syrian Mother’s Story of Pain, Hope and Learning to Dream Again

Across languages and cultures, mothers can relate to the deep emotions that children bring. Mothers carry a daily profound sense of joy, richness and blessing, and the immense burden of… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Fighting Hunger with Guinea Pigs

When a Food for the Hungry staff member in Bolivia told Juan Colque that he could raise guinea pigs for food, his first thought was, “This person is… Read More

  World Poverty
Hey There, CHUBBY CHEEKS!

The Food for the Hungry Chubby Cheeks product in the Gift Catalog is close to my heart. Maybe that’s because the WIC (Women, Infants and Children)… Read More

  Stories
A Look at Preventing Injustice on World Day for International Justice

July 17 is the World Day for International Justice, an important holiday that celebrates treaty that created the International Criminal Court in 1998. Since that day, representatives from every region… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Education: How You Can Become a Giver of Hope

When my staff said that July 12 was Malala Day, I had to ask, “What’s that?” Malala Yousafzai (Photo by Simon Davis/DFID) I immediately knew when I heard the… Read More

  World Poverty
Dreams for a Better Tomorrow

I had the amazing opportunity to visit some of Food for the Hungry’s (FH) communities this June in the beautiful country of Guatemala. The people I met knew the power… Read More

  Church
Your Church Can Respond to Famine in South Sudan

Churches across the world are waking up to the famine that has struck East Africa. In South Sudan, climate conditions have combined with… Read More

  World Poverty
3 Reasons the First 1,000 Days are Crucial to a Bright Future

There are a number of inspiring quotes floating around on the Internet about the importance of a strong foundation. In order to build a sturdy and lasting house,… Read More

  World Poverty
Literacy Opens New Avenues For Woman's Success in Bangladesh

For years, Jasmin Akter fumed silently about her illiteracy. She couldn’t read street signs or the placards that told her where buses were going, when she traveled. She couldn’t keep… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
I Won’t Apologize

I’m Randall Davey, and I serve with Food for the Hungry as Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships. That means I ask donors (individuals, foundations, churches and businesses) for money, as… Read More

  Church
How Peace Seals in All Other Good Work

“The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.” – Numbers 6:26 What a beautiful verse, am I right? This verse falls at the end of the priestly… Read More

  Stories
Inspiring Updates From Our Fields

Every year, Food for the Hungry shares highlights from each country where we work in a special report called Country Updates. This report allows our child sponsors to read about… Read More

  World Poverty
You Can Help Save Kids from Famine

The United Nations declared famine in a number of East African countries, including several of the areas where Food for the Hungry (FH) currently works. Millions of people… Read More

  Devotions
See As God Sees

The author in Psalm 10 conveys feelings many of us can relate to today. He mourns the evil in the world, the pain and suffering caused by wicked people. He… Read More

  Stories
Striking Out Poverty: The Game Must Go On

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity’s website says: “Every year, with a few interruptions, Senate and House members of each party team up to settle scores and solidify friendships…” Certainly… Read More

Light after Darkness: A Syrian Mother’s Story of Pain, Hope and Learning to Dream Again

Across languages and cultures, mothers can relate to the deep emotions that children bring. Mothers carry a daily profound sense of joy, richness and blessing, and the immense burden of care and concern. Today you have the privilege to get a glimpse into the life of Cedra, a refugee mother… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Fighting Hunger with Guinea Pigs

When a Food for the Hungry staff member in Bolivia told Juan Colque that he could raise guinea pigs for food, his first thought was, “This person is crazy.” Guinea pigs are native to the Andes region of South America, where they’re called “cuyes” in the local language. Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Hey There, CHUBBY CHEEKS!

The Food for the Hungry Chubby Cheeks product in the Gift Catalog is close to my heart. Maybe that’s because the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program here in America was invaluable to my family during seasons of financial hardship. Whether in the developing world or… Read More

  World Poverty
A Look at Preventing Injustice on World Day for International Justice

July 17 is the World Day for International Justice, an important holiday that celebrates treaty that created the International Criminal Court in 1998. Since that day, representatives from every region of the world have ratified it. (Click here to read more about this holiday from the Unrepresented Nations… Read More

  Stories

Education: How You Can Become a Giver of Hope

When my staff said that July 12 was Malala Day, I had to ask, “What’s that?” Malala Yousafzai (Photo by Simon Davis/DFID) I immediately knew when I heard the name of Malala Yousafzai. She’s the Pakastani teenager who the Taliban shot in the face for wanting an education. She… Read More

  From Our Leadership

Dreams for a Better Tomorrow

I had the amazing opportunity to visit some of Food for the Hungry’s (FH) communities this June in the beautiful country of Guatemala. The people I met knew the power of dreams. While standing on the dirt floor of the community center of Santa Catalina where FH has been working… Read More

  World Poverty
Your Church Can Respond to Famine in South Sudan

Churches across the world are waking up to the famine that has struck East Africa. In South Sudan, climate conditions have combined with political conflict and a collapsing economy to bring devastation. The United Nations has declared a famine in South… Read More

  Church

3 Reasons the First 1,000 Days are Crucial to a Bright Future

There are a number of inspiring quotes floating around on the Internet about the importance of a strong foundation. In order to build a sturdy and lasting house, you need a good foundation. A successful career starts with the base of a solid education. The examples go on… Read More

  World Poverty

Literacy Opens New Avenues For Woman's Success in Bangladesh

For years, Jasmin Akter fumed silently about her illiteracy. She couldn’t read street signs or the placards that told her where buses were going, when she traveled. She couldn’t keep track of her household accounts. She wanted her children to get ahead, but couldn’t help them with their homework. When… Read More

  World Poverty
I Won’t Apologize

I’m Randall Davey, and I serve with Food for the Hungry as Sr. Director of Strategic Partnerships. That means I ask donors (individuals, foundations, churches and businesses) for money, as do those who constitute the team I serve. It’s invasive work. It’s hard work. It’s necessary work and it’s never… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

How Peace Seals in All Other Good Work

“The Lord lift up his countenance upon you and give you peace.” – Numbers 6:26 What a beautiful verse, am I right? This verse falls at the end of the priestly blessing commanded by God to Moses for all of His people. In modern English, you may have heard the entire… Read More

  Church

Inspiring Updates From Our Fields

Every year, Food for the Hungry shares highlights from each country where we work in a special report called Country Updates. This report allows our child sponsors to read about specific activities and transformations in our fields. It shows how child sponsorship allows us to provide life-changing resources to vulnerable… Read More

  Stories
You Can Help Save Kids from Famine

The United Nations declared famine in a number of East African countries, including several of the areas where Food for the Hungry (FH) currently works. Millions of people face drought, warfare, hunger, starvation and malnourishment. The situation is dire. You may see grim images in news stories. We… Read More

  World Poverty

See As God Sees

The author in Psalm 10 conveys feelings many of us can relate to today. He mourns the evil in the world, the pain and suffering caused by wicked people. He expresses frustration over the prevalence of evil and doubt in God’s active presence. Why, Lord, do you stand far off?… Read More

  Devotions

Striking Out Poverty: The Game Must Go On

The Congressional Baseball Game for Charity’s website says: “Every year, with a few interruptions, Senate and House members of each party team up to settle scores and solidify friendships…” Certainly no one anticipated an interruption would be in the form of a gunman. All hearts go out to our leaders,… Read More

  Stories