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  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

  Featured
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

  Featured
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

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5 Places to Buy Jewelry and Help Women

If you’re anything like me, you love jewelry. But like anything else, so much of it is produced in poor conditions, often utilizing slave labor or even child labor. I… Read More

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3 Things Christians Should Know About the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act

  It’s easy for us as Christians to steep ourselves into the scriptures. We think about them as hypotheticals or theory, but you can’t separate word from deed. We… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
There's Power in Truth and Hope

It’s sad and unfortunate that I can mention suicide anywhere in the world, and know that people in any culture will understand. At Food for the Hungry, we sometimes hear sad news… Read More

  Featured
4 Ways to Celebrate International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day, on September 8, is a moment to both celebrate achievements and take a look at what needs to be done in the years ahead. Even today, there… Read More

  Devotions
How Your Giving Can Affirm Worth Instead Of Inspiring Shame

A Story from My Childhood There are a few stories from my childhood that often get retold around the dinner table when I go home for holidays. Most… Read More

  Featured
5 Ways You Can Help the Fight for Global Fair Labor

Monday, September 3 is Labor Day. It’s a day that we as Americans can celebrate all those who came before us to fight for 40-hour work weeks, weekends, breaks, paid… Read More

  Featured
Education: A Common Experience

We’ve all been watching as parents send their children off to their first day of school. There are plenty of smiling pictures, some with signs indicating their grade and what… Read More

  Featured
Tomoyo: A Surprising Case for Hope

Whether in the developed or developing world, hope is a make-it-or-break-it factor that allows people to dream beyond their current reality. Oftentimes, it’s easy to default to talking about ending… Read More

  Featured
Why Participation Is Not the End Goal of Development

Brutal Honesty As an organization with the goal of ending all forms of poverty worldwide, Food for the Hungry (FH) works in the space of international community development… Read More

  Church
City on a Hill: When the Local Church Reaches Out

  “What would be lost, and how would the world be worse off, if our church ceased to exist?” – Father Gary Nicolosi, “Seven Questions Every Church… Read More

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5 Places to Shop and Save (the World)

If you’re anything like me at all, you love shopping. But even if you’re not, you still have to wear clothes so I’m sure you shop from time to time. Read More

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How Humanitarian Workers Change Lives

On this World Humanitarian Day, we say thank you to the people who end poverty worldwide. Over 98% of Food for the Hungry’s worldwide humanitarian workers serve within their own country. Read More

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

  Featured

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

  Featured
Written by Kendra Szabo
5 Places to Buy Jewelry and Help Women

If you’re anything like me, you love jewelry. But like anything else, so much of it is produced in poor conditions, often utilizing slave labor or even child labor. I already shared with you five great chocolate companies (click here to read it if you haven’t)… Read More

  Featured

3 Things Christians Should Know About the Global Food Security Reauthorization Act

Written by Mike Meyers

  It’s easy for us as Christians to steep ourselves into the scriptures. We think about them as hypotheticals or theory, but you can’t separate word from deed. We know that the Bible is filled with passages about serving the vulnerable, but sometimes even followers of Jesus are hesitant… Read More

  Featured

There's Power in Truth and Hope

Written by Beth Allen

It’s sad and unfortunate that I can mention suicide anywhere in the world, and know that people in any culture will understand. At Food for the Hungry, we sometimes hear sad news about suicides of children in our programs – yes, children. With tears and prayers, we record the children’s names on a… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Written by Alice Zhang
4 Ways to Celebrate International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day, on September 8, is a moment to both celebrate achievements and take a look at what needs to be done in the years ahead. Even today, there are at least 750 million adults, including 102 million adolescents, who lack basic literacy skills. Imagine reading the following on… Read More

  Featured

How Your Giving Can Affirm Worth Instead Of Inspiring Shame

Written by Carrie Woodward

A Story from My Childhood There are a few stories from my childhood that often get retold around the dinner table when I go home for holidays. Most are pretty innocent and only mildly embarrassing. Then there’s the time my mom filled a glass vase with fresh flowers… Read More

  Devotions

5 Ways You Can Help the Fight for Global Fair Labor

Written by Kendra Szabo

Monday, September 3 is Labor Day. It’s a day that we as Americans can celebrate all those who came before us to fight for 40-hour work weeks, weekends, breaks, paid vacation, minimum wage, FMLA, sick leave, and child labor laws. What a joyous holiday to celebrate! Unfortunately, around the globe,… Read More

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Written by Gary Edmonds
Education: A Common Experience

We’ve all been watching as parents send their children off to their first day of school. There are plenty of smiling pictures, some with signs indicating their grade and what they hope to become at this age, but there’s one thing that they all have in common. Deep down inside,… Read More

  Featured

Tomoyo: A Surprising Case for Hope

Written by Alice Zhang

Whether in the developed or developing world, hope is a make-it-or-break-it factor that allows people to dream beyond their current reality. Oftentimes, it’s easy to default to talking about ending poverty through simply providing resources like education, clean water, and livelihood training—and forgetting about hope. Food for the Hungry (FH)… Read More

  Featured

Why Participation Is Not the End Goal of Development

Written by Carrie Woodward

Brutal Honesty As an organization with the goal of ending all forms of poverty worldwide, Food for the Hungry (FH) works in the space of international community development to graduate communites from extreme poverty. FH walks alongside people in communities who are hungry, sick, and have needs… Read More

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Written by Wendy McMahan
City on a Hill: When the Local Church Reaches Out

  “What would be lost, and how would the world be worse off, if our church ceased to exist?” – Father Gary Nicolosi, “Seven Questions Every Church Should Ask”    Food for the Hungry (FH) partners with churches around the world. Some of these churches,… Read More

  Church

5 Places to Shop and Save (the World)

Written by Kendra Szabo

If you’re anything like me at all, you love shopping. But even if you’re not, you still have to wear clothes so I’m sure you shop from time to time. Have you ever paused to think about where the clothes you buy and wear come from? Who made them? Was… Read More

  Featured

How Humanitarian Workers Change Lives

Written by Beth Allen

On this World Humanitarian Day, we say thank you to the people who end poverty worldwide. Over 98% of Food for the Hungry’s worldwide humanitarian workers serve within their own country. The vast majority of our workers aren’t North Americans living overseas. Instead, Guatemalans help Guatemalans, and Ethiopians serve… Read More

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