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A Transformation From Self-Ridicule to Self-Worth

Livelihoods - Integrated Child Focused Community Transformation

At Food for the Hungry (FH), we believe every person has been created in God’s image (Genesis 1:27). Our hope is for every man and woman to feel self-worth and dignity through Christ, especially in their roles as caretakers and providers for their families. Therefore, through Strengthen Communities, we work with local community leaders to […]

From Sleepless Nights to Hope-Filled Future

Today, Rith looks at her family’s future filled with hope. She believes her children will one day escape poverty for good and achieve their God-given potential. But she didn’t always feel this way. Stress, anxiety, and worry consumed this vulnerable mom’s heart that she literally could not sleep at night. Rith and her children live […]

Saving for Her Future at Age 12

In the yearbook of life, who would get nominated “Most Likely to Be Saving For Her Future”? Probably not a 12-year-old girl living in an impoverished community in Indonesia. But don’t tell Olivia that. With the support of her Food for the Hungry (FH) child sponsor, Olivia has made a dramatic transformation from an at-risk […]

Meet Three Families with Hope for the New Year

Mother and children laughing in front of their mud brick home

With 2021 now here, we eagerly hope for the new year and what it will bring! Worldwide, 2020 was a tough year. Like many families around the globe, hard times made us evaluate our lifestyle — what’s really important? And many of us found that hope for a better tomorrow helped us push through. We’d […]

How a Garden Became a Philippines Coronavirus Response

woman bending over to work in garden

When the president of the Philippines declared a coronavirus lockdown for metro Manila on March 16, 2020, it panicked many families Food for the Hungry (FH) works with. But an urban garden became a weapon against lost income and despair for one group of mothers, who call themselves the Rainbow Savings Group. FH began work […]

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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.