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Counseling Initiative Helps Youth in Haiti Relieve Stress

Counseling Initiative Helps Youth in Haiti Relieve Stress From Displacement

Food for the Hungry (FH) continues to provide emergency aid in Haiti in response to gang violence displacing communities. In December 2022, Belleview La Montagne (BLM) communities, an area outside of Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince, experienced devastating conflict and gang violence, including kidnapping, assassination, and social disturbance, causing highly stressful living situations. Young people were […]

Haiti Earthquake: You Made Our Response and Recovery Possible

Devastation and mourning were everywhere when teams from Food for the Hungry (FH) braved rough roads to reach the disaster zone in southern Haiti. The nightmare scene was the aftermath of a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. And tropical storm Grace followed almost immediately. But today, the world looks very different for Haiti’s children, families, and communities. And […]

Remember Haiti – After the Ground Stops Shaking

I learned of the 2021 Haiti earthquake when my phone began to buzz just past 7 a.m. on Saturday morning. A colleague I had worked with in Haiti told me the news – that the Caribbean island had just been hit with a massive earthquake, registering 7.2 – an even stronger magnitude than the devastating […]

Widchy’s Story: Pursuing Slam Poetry in Haiti

Closeup of boy in Haiti in a red polo writing in a notebook

When you sponsor a child with Food for the Hungry, you become one of more than 139,500 sponsors all around the world! This means nearly 140,000 children who go from surviving to thriving, and whose lives are changed for the long run. We consider ourselves truly blessed when sponsored children share their hopes and dreams […]

What Kind of Waiting is Advent Waiting?

woman praying

There’s more than one kind of waiting in this world. And one of my favorites is what I’ll call advent waiting. There’s the kind of irksome waiting that feels like a waste of time: Standing in line at the driver’s license office. Stuck behind a dozen people with full shopping carts at the check-out line. […]

Haiti Hunger Crisis 2019: How to Help

Political protests in Haiti have caused greater food insecurity in the country

  What is currently happening in Haiti? Rising prices, socio-economic unrest, and a drop in agricultural production has led to an increase in food insecurity in Haiti. According to the World Food Programme (WFP)’s latest analysis, more than one in three people in Haiti need urgent food assistance. Out of 3.7 million people that need […]

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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.