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We Need to Stop Talking About a Refugee Crisis

Since I was a child, I have always been interested in poetry. At the beginning of the Syrian revolution in 2011, which turned into a conflict in less than a year, I began reading the translated books of Rumi, a 13th-century Persian poet. I soon came across a sentence that made no sense to me […]

Why Indigenous Women are Key to Climate Resilience

This Earth Day, I’ve been thinking a lot about Guatemala’s indigenous women and girls – not only about the adverse effect climate change has on their lives, but also the potential they have to transform their communities to be resilient to those effects. Development practitioners in Guatemala may have heard the saying, “The face of […]

Fragility to Resilience

Food for the Hungry (FH) was honored to take part in the Fragility Forum 2022, a biennial event organized by The World Bank Group. Jonathan Papoulidis, Global Director of Fragility and Resilience at Food For The Hungry, spoke Monday, March 7, as part of an esteemed panel of experts on the subject of Adaptive Management […]

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 […]

3 Ways FH Builds Community Resilience and Disaster Preparedness

Village members in Cambodia meet under a tree in a circle

It’s 7 p.m. when an evening newscaster announces that a storm is brewing. It’s a big one. The weather updates say that it’s due to make landfall within 48 hours. When it does, the impact is devastating. While houses are destroyed and cities sit underwater, people flee their schools, homes, and livelihoods, uprooting their entire […]

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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.