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Strengthening Communities with Education

Strengthening Communities with Education

The United Nations reported that 1.6 billion learners in more than 190 countries were affected by the closure of educational institutions at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic. Between February 2020 and February 2022, educational systems were fully closed for in-person schooling for an average 141 days. In South Asia and Latin America and the […]

Championing the Vulnerable: Advocacy Highlights This Past Year

Advocates of Food for the Hungry stand on the steps on Capitol Hill to advocate for poverty-focused funding

“Let them give thanks to the Lord for his unfailing love and his wonderful deeds for mankind, for He satisfies the thirsty and fills the hungry with good things.” – Psalms 107:8-9   At Food for the Hungry (FH), we believe in the mission of advocacy for the most vulnerable among us. In reflecting on […]

Civic Engagement: Is it Optional?

Four men in front of red cement school building

Last week, the United States saw an important rite of civic engagement: the first Democratic Party presidential candidates’ debate. We have so many options for viewing the debates. I often watch the broadcast feed with one eye and follow Twitter comments for fact-checking.   And in the end, I pat myself on the back for contributing to the […]

These Brands Inspire Us to Care About Forests

Today, March 21, is the International Day of Forests, but what does that mean? Living in a fairly green country with access to a lot of resources, it is easy to forget the impact of forests on the world as a whole. There are a lot of factors that impact our forests, but apparel is […]

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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.