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  World Poverty
Have a HEART … Not Knee Pads!

Sometimes protective gear is appropriate and quite necessary, depending on one’s job or activity. However, in a recent search online I learned baby knee pads exist. I laughed out loud! … Read More

  Resources
Teaching Generosity to Our Kids and a Free Ebook

Parenting is HARD. In fact I’m certain that it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. My young family is in the fiercely independent phase that leaves even the simplest task… Read More

  World Poverty
Sheep Help Families Break Out of Poverty

For today’s post, I’d like to introduce you to my friend Baa-bette. Yep, she’s a sheep – or rather, a ewe – that lives in Ethiopia. Her sheep-mom is… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Child Sponsorship and Eating an Elephant

You can’t eat an entire elephant in one sitting. —My mom   As a youth, I wanted to achieve and had little patience for the process of obtaining results. When I… Read More

  Stories
Deworming Medication Gives Bangladesh Teen a Future

Have you ever tried to get your kid to eat when they didn’t feel like? Nearly impossible, right? Imagine if that was the struggle every single mealtime. And the problem… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Child Sponsorship Fosters Thankfulness at My House

Thankfulness and compassion are big topics at my house. My work at Food for the Hungry has helped my wife and me to spark conversations about how privileged we are as… Read More

  Church
Child Sponsorship Multiplies Texas Pastor's Ministry

Pastor Sam Goff and his family are child sponsors of Laura, a little girl in Guatemala. More than a photo on their refrigerator, child sponsorship has made… Read More

  World Poverty
Restore Your Vision of Life and Flourishing

What is flourishing? When God made the world, he placed people in it and said that what he had made was “very good.” In the beginning, the very… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Don't Chicken Out; Help a Family!

For one Bolivian family, breakfast is the happiest meals of the day — and chickens are to blame. Carlos and Paulina Arispe are raising their two daughters, Noelia (age 4)… Read More

  Church
The Reformation: A Sandwich of Faith, Hope and Love

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. The greatest of these is love. — 1 Corinthians 13:13   Notice how faith and love sandwich the word hope… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Child Sponsorship Builds a Family Across Borders

Carlos Nunez is an employee at Food for the Hungry (FH) who works as a field liaison for the Dominican Republic and Haiti. But before he worked for FH, child… Read More

  World Poverty
#MeToo and the Fight Against Sexual Assault

Last week, two simple words flooded most of our social media feeds and opened up a conversation around sexual harassment and assault. Me Too. Women, and a few men, from all… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Clean Water for All: Is This possible?

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. Read More

  World Poverty
Faith in Action at Our Nation’s Capitol

Inspiration. Engagement. Relationship building. God’s presence. These things, along with a continued sense of eagerness, are what I’ll take away from our recent two-day engagement as part of Food for… Read More

  World Poverty
Give a Goat

If you watched PBS’s “The Vietnam War” like I did, you heard discussion of the Cold War’s Domino Theory. If South Vietnam fell to the Communists, the… Read More

Written by Christine Koach
Have a HEART … Not Knee Pads!

Sometimes protective gear is appropriate and quite necessary, depending on one’s job or activity. However, in a recent search online I learned baby knee pads exist. I laughed out loud!  Then, I felt sad that such a ridiculous-to-me product exists. As a parent, I realize many purchases are more about… Read More

  World Poverty

Teaching Generosity to Our Kids and a Free Ebook

Written by Sara Chambers

Parenting is HARD. In fact I’m certain that it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. My young family is in the fiercely independent phase that leaves even the simplest task up for debate and hour-long executions. The tantrums are often and the frustrations piled high. But, I know this is… Read More

  Resources

Sheep Help Families Break Out of Poverty

Written by Beth Allen

For today’s post, I’d like to introduce you to my friend Baa-bette. Yep, she’s a sheep – or rather, a ewe – that lives in Ethiopia. Her sheep-mom is one of the people Food for the Hungry helped to increase agricultural income. With a name like Beth A. Allen, which… Read More

  World Poverty
Written by Annie Kim
Child Sponsorship and Eating an Elephant

You can’t eat an entire elephant in one sitting. —My mom   As a youth, I wanted to achieve and had little patience for the process of obtaining results. When I got older, my mom’s saying about eating an elephant stuck with me. I now understand that she meant we need… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Deworming Medication Gives Bangladesh Teen a Future

Written by Kendra Szabo

Have you ever tried to get your kid to eat when they didn’t feel like? Nearly impossible, right? Imagine if that was the struggle every single mealtime. And the problem wasn’t that the child was being grouchy but that they really couldn’t eat? That’s one of the main problems caused… Read More

  Stories

Child Sponsorship Fosters Thankfulness at My House

Written by Mike Meyers

Thankfulness and compassion are big topics at my house. My work at Food for the Hungry has helped my wife and me to spark conversations about how privileged we are as Americans. Catalysts for these conversations include both Child Sponsorship and the Gift Catalog. The Lessons of… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Written by Wendy McMahan
Child Sponsorship Multiplies Texas Pastor's Ministry

Pastor Sam Goff and his family are child sponsors of Laura, a little girl in Guatemala. More than a photo on their refrigerator, child sponsorship has made Laura like a member of the Goff family. “My daughter writes our family’s letters to Laura,” Sam said,… Read More

  Church

Restore Your Vision of Life and Flourishing

Written by Carrie Woodward

What is flourishing? When God made the world, he placed people in it and said that what he had made was “very good.” In the beginning, the very first humans had a relationship with God in Eden and experienced the truest kind of flourishing. They lived active lives… Read More

  World Poverty

Don't Chicken Out; Help a Family!

Written by Beth Allen

For one Bolivian family, breakfast is the happiest meals of the day — and chickens are to blame. Carlos and Paulina Arispe are raising their two daughters, Noelia (age 4) and Rilda (age 5), in one of Bolivia’s poorest villages. Nearly 30 percent of children in this part of… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Written by Gary Edmonds
The Reformation: A Sandwich of Faith, Hope and Love

And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. The greatest of these is love. — 1 Corinthians 13:13   Notice how faith and love sandwich the word hope in 1 Corinthians 13:13? There’s a reason for that. On this 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation, let’s pause… Read More

  Church

Child Sponsorship Builds a Family Across Borders

Written by Kendra Szabo

Carlos Nunez is an employee at Food for the Hungry (FH) who works as a field liaison for the Dominican Republic and Haiti. But before he worked for FH, child sponsorship changed his life. Carlos was about 9 years old when he found out he had a sponsor. He was… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

#MeToo and the Fight Against Sexual Assault

Written by Sara Chambers

Last week, two simple words flooded most of our social media feeds and opened up a conversation around sexual harassment and assault. Me Too. Women, and a few men, from all over the world used these words to share sentiments of solidarity with others as they simply made the declaration that… Read More

  World Poverty
Written by Sarah Rutledge
Clean Water for All: Is This possible?

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. – Matthew 25:35 ‘Tis the season when you’ll hear us talk a lot about our Food for the Hungry (FH)… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Faith in Action at Our Nation’s Capitol

Written by Elizabeth Van Zyl

Inspiration. Engagement. Relationship building. God’s presence. These things, along with a continued sense of eagerness, are what I’ll take away from our recent two-day engagement as part of Food for the Hungry’s (FH) policy and advocacy efforts with our Nation’s lawmakers on Capitol Hill. Two weeks ago, 22 of our… Read More

  World Poverty

Give a Goat

Written by Beth Allen

If you watched PBS’s “The Vietnam War” like I did, you heard discussion of the Cold War’s Domino Theory. If South Vietnam fell to the Communists, the theory went, all of the countries in the surrounding region would also collapse into Communism, like standing dominoes stacked in… Read More

  World Poverty