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Giving Through FH Matching Program Answer Prayers

Giving Through FH Matching Program Answer Prayers No matter how complicated our needs, God provides – sometimes dramatically, and often working through the compassion of others. Olivia lives in Guatemala and was pregnant with her fifth daughter when her husband abandoned the family. He’d been physically abusive during their marriage and didn’t prioritize providing for […]

Amalia’s Story Update: New Mother Reflects on the Impact of Child Sponsorship

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The Impact of Child Sponsorship: From Sponsored Child to Staff to New Mother When FH staff member Amalia was a little girl living with her family in Guatemala, she remembers how “friends” would visit her class at school, bringing stickers, playing games, and singing songs of hope and joy. Her teachers would instruct the class: […]

Carlos’ Story: How Child Sponsorship Pays It Forward

Food for the Hungry (FH) staff member, Carlos Núñez, lives in the Dominican Republic and works at the FH office in the capital city of Santo Domingo. By all appearances, Carlos is a young, successful professional pursuing a calling to serve God and the most vulnerable through his work. He is part of an important […]

5 Books Staff Are Reading for Nonprofit Work This Winter

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Former U.S. President Harry S. Truman once famously said, “Not all readers are leaders, but all leaders are readers.”  As part of a global staff at Food for the Hungry (FH), one of my favorite ways to connect with colleagues is by asking what they are reading. The answers of FH’s leaders not only tell […]

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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.