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Young Women of Uganda: Empowering and Building a Brighter Future

Education - female Child Education Project

Uganda’s young women face many challenges that inhibit their ability to remain in school and develop the skills and training necessary to positively and sustainably impact their futures. However, thanks to the support of donors who contribute to Strengthen Communities, those hurdles are being lowered, bit by bit. As a result, the young women of […]

Stitch by Stitch, a Better Future is Fashioned

A better future often seems like an impossible dream to young people living in the most impoverished communities around the world. In countries like Burundi and Rwanda, for example, the average household farm does not produce enough harvest to meet a family’s food and income needs, no matter how hard they work on the land. […]

Giving Through FH Matching Program Answer Prayers

Giving Through FH Matching Program Answer Prayers No matter how complicated our needs, God provides – sometimes dramatically, and often working through the compassion of others. Olivia lives in Guatemala and was pregnant with her fifth daughter when her husband abandoned the family. He’d been physically abusive during their marriage and didn’t prioritize providing for […]

One Step Closer to Her Dream

Today, an 18-year-old woman in Guatemala is one step closer to her dream as a result of a scholarship program in the Ixil Region of Guatemala. Astrid is a resident of the Rio Azul community. She lives with her mother, Elena, and her grandmother, also named Elena, and her aunt, Feliciana. The only income for […]

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 […]

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 […]

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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.