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Should We Love Our Earth To Death?

Elnata-and-Nayeli-smiling-Family_Garden on Earth Day

As a child growing up in a small village in Syria, I was often captivated by the beauty of animals and birds that surrounded me. However, when I revisited my hometown in 2013, I was devastated to discover that many of these creatures had disappeared. Climate change and other factors – such as drought and […]

For a Cambodian Father, Faith Changes Values

Mr Chamroeun's family

“Anyone who belongs to Christ has become a new person. The old life is gone, and a new life has begun.”  – 2 Corinthians 5:17 Chamroeun, 32, lives in Tasam Community in Cambodia with his wife Po, 30, and two children, his son Thaiyuth, 9, and daughter Saran, 4. The family’s income comes from farming […]

Can You Love Your Neighbor as Yourself When You’re Poor?

Ethiopia landscape

When we think of people living in poverty, we often think of how we can help them. But have you ever considered that everyone has something to give? Even people we see as poor can love their neighbors as themselves. God’s Word implores us repeatedly to care for others. More than simply giving out of […]

How Can I Listen to the Poor?

Bolivia listen

When the COVID-19 pandemic struck , the first thought of many people was for their own safety and welfare. It can be difficult to listen to the cries of the poor when we are concerned for ourselves. In Bolivia, one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere, people were very concerned. But Cinthia Villca, […]

God Hears and Answers Us

Dr. Larry Ward in Vietnam

God hears us, the Bible says. But sometimes when we feel discouraged, it’s difficult to believe that’s true. Maybe that’s why Dr. Larry Ward penned these words on the last page of his Bible: “He listened and heard my cry.” Dr. Ward gleaned this encouragement from Psalm 40:1. I waited patiently for the Lord;     he […]

What Is The Meaning of “God Gives Food to the Hungry?”

God gives food to the hungry

When people hear our name for the first time, they often think that Food for the Hungry (FH) is a food bank. FH staff become accustomed to hearing comments such as, “Where do you pass out food?” So If you have made that assumption, you’re not alone. In fact, FH does distribute food and other […]

What is the Meaning of “the Ends of the Earth?”

Ethiopia landscape

Have you ever felt as if you were at “the ends of the earth?” Maybe you were physically far away from anything familiar to you. Or perhaps you felt terribly distant–spiritually or emotionally–from God and others.  Where can we turn when we feel isolated? Dr. Larry Ward, who founded Food for the Hungry (FH), kept […]

What is the Meaning of “All Things Work Together for Our Good?”

Larry Ward all things work together

How long could you go without a source of income? If you didn’t have a paying job for a few months or even a year, would you still be able to trust that God was working everything together for your good? When Larry Ward founded Food for the Hungry (FH) at the age of 45, […]

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Gift Policy:
You may send small, flat paper-based items that can fit into a standard #10 size envelope, have a value of less than $5 dollars and weigh less than 4 ounces. We ask that you send small, flat items of this size because shipping is expensive and even small gift items can cause issues clearing customs.
You can send postcards or photographs, however, we ask that you visit here for more details about culturally appropriate guidelines for photos and other images. Please write the child’s ID # on the back of each item that you enclose with your letter to ensure that it reaches him/her.
Best gifts to send your sponsored child:
  • Paper dolls
  • Postcards
  • Pictures of yourself or family
  • Sports cards, individual cards (baseball, soccer, football)
  • Stickers (flat, paper-based, only a few at a time)
  • Paper-based simple bookmarks, stationery, drawing, or writing paper (single sheets)
  • Coloring pages (single sheets, not books)
  • Please do NOT send:
  • Monetary gifts
  • Liquids, candy, or food
  • Batteries or magnets
Please note, all items should be compliant with airline transport and safety regulations. Gifts that don’t meet the gift policy will be donated to a local Christian non-profit organization in Phoenix, Arizona, that works with low-income families. We will not be able to return them.