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FH Gift Catalog Inspires Creative Giving

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Instead of sending pricey flowers to Mom this Mother’s Day – that fade within a week – what if you could give a life-changing gift in her name? And imagine that gift could help another Mom in a difficult part of the world overcome poverty. It’s Made Possible by the FH Gift Catalog Here’s how […]

Joy Increases with Growing Goat Herd

Impossible, thought Guduro. She never imagined that she and her five children could experience such immeasurable joy – not after all the heartbreak and suffering they had endured. So it’s easy to imagine her surprise and delight when her joy increased, again and again, multiplying on itself beyond all she could ask or imagine (Ephesians […]

Cows Make the Perfect Christmas Gift

December is here, and the search is on for the perfect Christmas gift. Many around the world are scrolling through online shops and visiting brick-and-mortar stores to hunt for just the right thing to put under the tree for their loved ones. Some even have detailed lists of price ranges, sizes, styles, tastes, and preferences. […]

13 NEW Items in This Year’s Gift Catalog

Santa isn’t the only one making a list and checking it twice. Impoverished communities in the 20+ countries where FH serves are, too. And this year, they’ve added 13 new items to their Gift Catalog “wish list” of tools and resources they need to achieve their goals and break free from poverty for good. Here’s […]

Ducks & Chickens: Small Birds with Big Impact

Ducks and chickens may be small in size. But don’t let their size fool you! They can make a big difference for struggling families living in poverty. Take Pun Kho’s family for example. Meet this Cambodian Family Pun Kho and his family had many struggles. They had very little money which meant the children would […]

Family’s Adventure in Giving Back Started at a Concert

The Bolke family’s adventure in giving back started at a concert. Melanie and Tom Bolke attended TobyMac’s “Hits Deep Tour” with their son, Jeremiah, five years ago near their home. During a break in the Christian hip-hop artist’s performance, a speaker briefly introduced the audience to Child Sponsorship through Food for the Hungry (FH). For […]

Child Sponsorship Leads to Team Generosity

The Lebanon Valley College Tennis team worked together to help a village in need.

The first step in team generosity: Joy Graeff picked up a brochure on Food for the Hungry (FH) at a concert. The event featured Toby Mac, one of many valued FH artist partners. Joy, who is an 8th grade math teacher at Hershey Middle School in Pennsylvania, quickly made a choice to become a child […]

14 NEW Items in This Year’s Gift Catalog

Have you ever wondered how we decide what new items to add to the Gift Catalog? Well, every year we gather together our leadership from all 20+ countries where we work, and ask them to make a “wish list.” To compile the wish list, our field staff ask communities what they want. They think about what […]

Raising Kids Who Care: Fun Activity for Kids

In this season of spending lots of time at home, we are all on the lookout for a fun activity for kids. And more importantly, we are trying to raise kids who care. Kids who are thoughtful, kind and loving. Raelyn, a mother of three girls living near Detroit, Michigan, had a wonderful idea of […]

The Whiting Family: Giving with Joyful Hearts

The Whiting family is giving with joyful hearts. And God calls us to do just that, to be a cheerful giver. Each one must give as he has decided in his heart, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Corinthians 9:7   Giving with Joyful Hearts The Whiting family first […]

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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.