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From Poverty to Prosperity: The Power of Push Pull Technology

From Poverty to Prosperity: The Power of Push Pull Technology

A remarkable transformation is taking place in the Nyagitabire community of Rwanda, where a family of four once struggled to put food on the table. Determined to lead a different life, Alphonsine and her husband Cyprien, along with their two children, Selaphine (20) and Emmanuel (17), have begun building a brighter future with the compassionate […]

Child Sponsorship Delivers a Hopeful Future

Education is a child’s best path out of extreme poverty. Yet circumstances in the lives of vulnerable children often make attending school nearly impossible. This creates a frustrating cycle for mothers like Marie Rosine, who desperately wanted to see her children become educated, resilient, and able to flourish. Falling Behind Marie Rosine is a single […]

Farmers Grow Better Together in Rwanda

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Jean Marie Musengimana lives in the Mayange community in Rwanda with his wife and their four children, three boys and a girl. Today he is a successful farmer whose business is growing and thriving. He shares what he has learned with other farmers in Mayange, strengthening the entire community. But it wasn’t always this way. […]

Growing Hope from Vegetable Seeds

Rose is growing vegetables in her new garden – alongside a much more important crop. There’s no fruit – or trees of any kind – in her garden. And she planted no flowers. But this second crop is flourishing along with all her cabbages. Rose is cultivating hope – for today, tomorrow, and a bright […]

Big Sister Leads Her Family Toward a Brighter Future

Sylvine is the ultimate big sister. After her Mom died and Dad left, the 25-year-old woman stepped up for her five younger siblings, ranging in age from 20 to 4. Such a feat would be impressive in any situation. But Sylvine lives in especially dire circumstances. She and her brothers and sisters live in one […]

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 […]

Community, Connection and Courage: A Look at 2020

Community, connection, and courage are what turn hardships into hope. We faced many challenges in 2020. It was often times overwhelming. Instead of responding in fear, you chose to respond boldly. Time and time again, you stood with us and our globally community. We have witnessed many times how your support is building hope through […]

Chickens, Pigs, and Pencils: How Simple Things Create Big Opportunities

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Chickens, pigs, and pencils — quite an unusual combination. How could these three items together possibly change lives? There are some titles you hope to hold. Being one of the poorest families in town is definitely not one of them. Yet this is how nine-year-old Bernadette’s family was known. They found themselves on the brink […]

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If you are a Returning Donor  you may need to Create a New Account to access the new Donor Experience Center. Please use the same email address you used with your previous donations so that all your spending history will follow along with you.

If you are unable to find your previous account history 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.