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  Sponsor Impact
How FH helped a veteran find life after war

On Memorial Day, we remember those who gave their lives in military service. Far too many of the countries where Food for the Hungry works have lost their best and… Read More

  Stories
The Miracle Tree in Marsabit County, Kenya

The Miracle Tree Have you heard about the miracle tree?   Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing, multi-purpose tree native to… Read More

  Featured
Seeing Through The Dirt

  What does it take to grow? Well, that’s a loaded and complex question now, isn’t it? Am I referring to the business, influence, spiritual, intellect, or horticulture?  Some of… Read More

  FH Culture
How Will FH's New Building Impact Our Work

Last week our CEO at Food for the Hungry (FH) Gary Edmonds brought FH’s Phoenix staff together for some updates. One of those updates included FH moving our headquarters… Read More

  Church
Seven Small Ways Your Church Can Make a Big Impact

Does world poverty seem like an overwhelming task? We often talk to church leaders who want to make a personal connection with people living in poverty, but they know that… Read More

  Featured
Empower Not Replace: A Reflection on International Day of Families

United Nations observes today as the International Day of Families, a day that provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues that families deal… Read More

  World Poverty
5 Reasons You Should Still Pay Attention to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

The Rohingya refugee crisis started in August of 2017. 655,000 Rohingya poured into Bangladesh in an attempt at escaping persecution in Myanmar. They settled into Cox’s Bazar where conditions are hard-pressed to… Read More

  Featured
Why Mother's Day is Really About Peace and Unity

Mother’s Day is almost here and if you’re like me, you’re hoping for a homemade card, breakfast, and for someone else to do the dishes. There might even be flowers… Read More

  Featured
Sacrifices and Rewards: Why Teachers Play an Important Role in Our Lives

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Part of the purpose of Food for the Hungry (FH) is to graduate… Read More

  Disaster Relief
How FH Helps Your Sponsored Child in a Disaster

When disaster strikes our communities, Food for the Hungry (FH) always contacts our child sponsors to inform them of the situation. But even before that call or email, myriad FH… Read More

  Devotions
Add Your Prayers to the Praises of Children Around the World

Have You Prayed for the Vulnerable Today? Ephesians 6 encourages Christians, “Put on the whole armor of God” (Ephesians 6:11 ESV). His truth, His peace, the gift of… Read More

  Featured
How One Drawing and Sponsorship Connected Two Families 2,500 Miles Apart

In preparation for my week-long departure from my 4-year-old son to Guatemala, I made sure to inform him why it was important for mommy to be gone. My son, curious… Read More

  Stories
How Your Giving Heart Literally Saved a Life

I’m going to go out on a ledge here and guess that you’re a compassionate person. If you’re here reading this blog, I’m guessing you care about Food for the… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Why Malaria Eradication is Possible

Malaria is one of the world’s worst diseases. In 2016 alone, malaria-infected over 216 million people. The very old and the very young suffer the worst; 70% of the… Read More

  Featured
Bridging the Generational Gap in Volunteering

Many of our volunteers tend to be retired adults. It makes sense, they have time and are dedicated to the cause of ending poverty for the vulnerable. But we… Read More

Written by Beth Allen
How FH helped a veteran find life after war

On Memorial Day, we remember those who gave their lives in military service. Far too many of the countries where Food for the Hungry works have lost their best and brightest to war.  And the veteran of those battles faces terrible challenges to life when fighting ends. Sok Ol, a father of… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

The Miracle Tree in Marsabit County, Kenya

Written by Carrie Woodward

The Miracle Tree Have you heard about the miracle tree?   Moringa oleifera is a fast-growing, multi-purpose tree native to India and popular in much of Africa and South America. Moringa is also known as the “drumstick” or… Read More

  Stories

Seeing Through The Dirt

Written by Samantha Harper

  What does it take to grow? Well, that’s a loaded and complex question now, isn’t it? Am I referring to the business, influence, spiritual, intellect, or horticulture?  Some of these areas of growth are much easier than others given the proper utility and resources to do so.  It seems… Read More

  Featured
Written by Shelby Jackson
How Will FH's New Building Impact Our Work

Last week our CEO at Food for the Hungry (FH) Gary Edmonds brought FH’s Phoenix staff together for some updates. One of those updates included FH moving our headquarters into a new building. For those who have not yet heard, FH has been blessed with the opportunity to move… Read More

  FH Culture

Seven Small Ways Your Church Can Make a Big Impact

Written by Wendy McMahan

Does world poverty seem like an overwhelming task? We often talk to church leaders who want to make a personal connection with people living in poverty, but they know that they can’t do everything. We interviewed leaders at seven churches who told us about simple ways their churches have made… Read More

  Church

Empower Not Replace: A Reflection on International Day of Families

Written by Mike Meyers

United Nations observes today as the International Day of Families, a day that provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues that families deal with. The hope is that we use it as an opportunity to learn more about the social, economic and demographic… Read More

  Featured
Written by Kendra Szabo
5 Reasons You Should Still Pay Attention to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

The Rohingya refugee crisis started in August of 2017. 655,000 Rohingya poured into Bangladesh in an attempt at escaping persecution in Myanmar. They settled into Cox’s Bazar where conditions are hard-pressed to meet the needs of those seeking refuge. Food for the Hungry (FH), along with its partners, are working in the… Read More

  World Poverty

Why Mother's Day is Really About Peace and Unity

Written by Sara Chambers

Mother’s Day is almost here and if you’re like me, you’re hoping for a homemade card, breakfast, and for someone else to do the dishes. There might even be flowers involved.  Orchids are my favorite, but I like roses just as much as the next mama. Like many other holidays,… Read More

  Featured

Sacrifices and Rewards: Why Teachers Play an Important Role in Our Lives

Written by Rosa Hernandez

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Part of the purpose of Food for the Hungry (FH) is to graduate communities. What does that mean though? It means to walk alongside the most vulnerable teaching them to be self-sufficient in… Read More

  Featured
Written by Beth Allen
How FH Helps Your Sponsored Child in a Disaster

When disaster strikes our communities, Food for the Hungry (FH) always contacts our child sponsors to inform them of the situation. But even before that call or email, myriad FH staffers around the globe take action. First, the staff who work daily with your sponsored child in the community make an emergency… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Add Your Prayers to the Praises of Children Around the World

Written by Carrie Woodward

Have You Prayed for the Vulnerable Today? Ephesians 6 encourages Christians, “Put on the whole armor of God” (Ephesians 6:11 ESV). His truth, His peace, the gift of faith, the power of the Holy Spirit, and the Word of the Lord, empowers Christians to face all the brokenness… Read More

  Devotions

How One Drawing and Sponsorship Connected Two Families 2,500 Miles Apart

Written by Samantha Harper

In preparation for my week-long departure from my 4-year-old son to Guatemala, I made sure to inform him why it was important for mommy to be gone. My son, curious as ever, asked me many questions. He wanted to know where I was going, who I was going to see,… Read More

  Featured
Written by Kendra Szabo
How Your Giving Heart Literally Saved a Life

I’m going to go out on a ledge here and guess that you’re a compassionate person. If you’re here reading this blog, I’m guessing you care about Food for the Hungry (FH) and pray with us or even donate. Back in February, we asked you to… Read More

  Stories

Why Malaria Eradication is Possible

Written by Beth Allen

Malaria is one of the world’s worst diseases. In 2016 alone, malaria-infected over 216 million people. The very old and the very young suffer the worst; 70% of the malaria deaths that year were children under age 5. But Food for the Hungry(FH) is fighting — and winning — the… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Bridging the Generational Gap in Volunteering

Written by Shelby Jackson

Many of our volunteers tend to be retired adults. It makes sense, they have time and are dedicated to the cause of ending poverty for the vulnerable. But we also get excited about engaging the high-school and college-aged crowd and bridging the generational gap in volunteering. Cultivating a heart… Read More

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