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Child Sponsorship in Guatemala: Everything is Different [Video]

What difference can one person, or even one church, make in the fight against extreme poverty and malnutrition? The impact can be greater than you might think. Before reading on, watch as a little girl named Natalia, who receives the blessings of child sponsorship in Guatemala, explains how her sponsor changed everything for her, her […]

Faith is Important to Daughter’s Growth, Mom Learns

Romina, right, and her mom Milna learn the importance of physical, emotional and spiritual growth as well as women working together in their community

Faith and spiritual growth are among the important parts of life that a mother must teach her daughter, Mirla Flores learned. Mirla, 40, lives in one of the myriad neighborhoods clinging to the hills just outside of Lima, Peru. She is the mother of two children, Romina, 14, and an 8-year-old son, Samir. The family […]

Celebrating 50 Years of Food for the Hungry

It’s 2021! And for Food for the Hungry (FH), that means a special invitation to you. Join us in celebrating a very special milestone. It has been 50 years since FH was started by founder Dr. Larry Ward! At FH, we believe that a 50th anniversary is a marvelous opportunity to reflect on five decades […]

God’s Story: Transformation Is Better Than Development

Sixta and family transformation

Many people look at the changes in a community and invoke the word “development.” They’re right; development has certainly occurred. However, we recognize that something more powerful than development has occurred. We use the word “transformation.” More than just a buzzword, transformation is at the heart of everything we do.

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If you need assistance, please contact us at donorhelp@fh.org or 866-307-3259.

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.