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Overcoming a Whale of a Problem

A new car resuscitated my spiritual life. That’s right, I’m feeling closer to the Lord these days due to an updated media system in my new Hyundai. (I traded in… Read More

  Resources
How To Teach Your Child About Poverty

Food for the Hungry’s new eBook, Seven Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Serving the Poor by Jeremy Reis, can help you have some fun with the children… Read More

  Stories
Deworming Medicine Allows Girl to Attend School Again

I was taking a road trip a week ago and noticed a billboard halfway between Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA that said, “Two or More Absences a Month Make… Read More

  Church
Praying For Parts

When Christians gather, they inevitably pray. It’s a right and fitting thing to do. They pray to kick off small-group meetings, choir practice, chapel, Sunday worship, Sunday School, seminars on… Read More

  Church
Concern for the Poor Leads Pastor to Guatemala and Washington, DC

Calvary Lutheran Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the longest standing church partners of Food for the Hungry (FH), having worked with FH in… Read More

  Stories
How Literacy Transforms Lives

A Life Without Literacy Taslima Begun is a mom from a big family in a rural village in Bangladesh. Because of her family’s poverty, she never… Read More

  World Poverty
El Niño: A Dichotomy of Drought and Deluge

How can the same El Niño weather pattern that causes floods like the one that recently devastated Peru also cause droughts like the one causing famine… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Responding to the Flooding in South Asia

While so much of the heartbeat of Food for the Hungry lies in the sustainable approaches to development through the creation of durable solutions,… Read More

  From Our Leadership
What the Bible Says About Labor

And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone. —1 Thessalonians 5:14   In… Read More

  Disaster Relief
The Role of Hope in Recovering From Disasters

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy… Read More

  Disaster Relief
The body of Christ Responds to Disasters

When I see the heartbreaking images and hear the stories from the Hurricane Harvey floods, it’s easy to fall into despair. As a Christian who’s worked on disaster response for nearly… Read More

  World Poverty
Professional Athletes Making a Difference

From a young age, sports teaches us about teamwork, dedication and what it means to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. For elite athletes, it also offers a… Read More

  World Poverty
Advocacy in Guatemala

  My recent trip to the mountains of Guatemala left me in awe of the work Food for the Hungry does there, and I fell in love… Read More

  Stories
How to Save When Poverty Prevents Banking

Running to the bank is one of my least favorite chores. Everyone there seems to be in a hurry, but the line is always long. Money issues are rarely fun… Read More

  Stories
3 Heartbreaking Stories That Have Changed My Life

Famine. Drought. Desperation. Dozens of heartbreaking stories with themes like this come across my desk each week. I work in the marketing department at Food for the Hungry, and before… Read More

Written by Beth Allen
Overcoming a Whale of a Problem

A new car resuscitated my spiritual life. That’s right, I’m feeling closer to the Lord these days due to an updated media system in my new Hyundai. (I traded in a 14-year-old Honda, so it was quite the upgrade). Riding to work at Food for the Hungry each morning, I… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

How To Teach Your Child About Poverty

Written by Karen Randau

Food for the Hungry’s new eBook, Seven Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Serving the Poor by Jeremy Reis, can help you have some fun with the children in your life while giving them important lessons on compassion. It contains seven days of great resources and fun games… Read More

  Resources

Deworming Medicine Allows Girl to Attend School Again

Written by Kendra Szabo

I was taking a road trip a week ago and noticed a billboard halfway between Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA that said, “Two or More Absences a Month Make a Child More Likely to Be Held Back.” I’m not sure who paid for the advertisement, but my thought was:… Read More

  Stories
Written by Randall Davey
Praying For Parts

When Christians gather, they inevitably pray. It’s a right and fitting thing to do. They pray to kick off small-group meetings, choir practice, chapel, Sunday worship, Sunday School, seminars on Financial Peace and board meetings. Before every head is bowed and every eye closed, someone generally asks for prayer requests… Read More

  Church

Concern for the Poor Leads Pastor to Guatemala and Washington, DC

Written by Wendy McMahan

Calvary Lutheran Church in Charleston, South Carolina, is one of the longest standing church partners of Food for the Hungry (FH), having worked with FH in Guatemala for the past 18 years. Recently their pastor, Ed Grant, discovered another facet to Calvary’s relationship with… Read More

  Church

How Literacy Transforms Lives

Written by Carrie Woodward

A Life Without Literacy Taslima Begun is a mom from a big family in a rural village in Bangladesh. Because of her family’s poverty, she never got the chance to attend school as a child. Since she saw herself as “cursed” with illiteracy, marriage to an… Read More

  Stories
Written by Karen Randau
El Niño: A Dichotomy of Drought and Deluge

How can the same El Niño weather pattern that causes floods like the one that recently devastated Peru also cause droughts like the one causing famine in east Africa? To quote a singer/songwriter popular in the 1960s: The answer is blowin’ in the wind. Read More

  World Poverty

Responding to the Flooding in South Asia

Written by Matt Ellingson

While so much of the heartbeat of Food for the Hungry lies in the sustainable approaches to development through the creation of durable solutions, there’s no doubting that unexpected events, such as natural disasters, catapult already vulnerable people into devastating situations.  … Read More

  Disaster Relief

What the Bible Says About Labor

Written by Gary Edmonds

And we urge you, brothers and sisters, warn those who are idle and disruptive, encourage the disheartened, help the weak, be patient with everyone. —1 Thessalonians 5:14   In the United States, Labor Day comes around the first Monday of every September. For many, the day means four important… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Written by Mike Meyers
The Role of Hope in Recovering From Disasters

May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace as you trust in him, so that you may overflow with hope by the power of the Holy Spirit. —Romans 15:13 Like many, I found the news reports of Hurricane Harvey’s devastation both horrifying and inspiring. Victims. Read More

  Disaster Relief

The body of Christ Responds to Disasters

Written by Beth Allen

When I see the heartbreaking images and hear the stories from the Hurricane Harvey floods, it’s easy to fall into despair. As a Christian who’s worked on disaster response for nearly 20 years, I feel the God-given tug on my heart to help. Like many, I often picture the huge operations run… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Professional Athletes Making a Difference

Written by Milam Byers

From a young age, sports teaches us about teamwork, dedication and what it means to be a part of something bigger than ourselves. For elite athletes, it also offers a platform to make a difference on a global scale. We are proud to announce that we have teamed up with… Read More

  World Poverty
Written by Sara Chambers
Advocacy in Guatemala

  My recent trip to the mountains of Guatemala left me in awe of the work Food for the Hungry does there, and I fell in love with the beautiful people of this rich country. The purpose of our trip was to show people of political influence… Read More

  World Poverty

How to Save When Poverty Prevents Banking

Written by Kendra Szabo

Running to the bank is one of my least favorite chores. Everyone there seems to be in a hurry, but the line is always long. Money issues are rarely fun to deal with, and overall, it’s usually inconvenient and boring like so many chores can be. But have you ever… Read More

  Stories

3 Heartbreaking Stories That Have Changed My Life

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Famine. Drought. Desperation. Dozens of heartbreaking stories with themes like this come across my desk each week. I work in the marketing department at Food for the Hungry, and before we send out emails, social media posts and other similar communications, we ensure that each person’s story is presented with… Read More

  Stories