The Blog

Written by Beth Allen
Ugandans, South Sudanese Refugees Partner to Fight Hunger

When you can’t go to the grocery store, growing food is your only option if you want to eat. In Northern Uganda, refugee families from South Sudan face this harsh reality daily and have turned to Food for the Hungry for help. Over 880,000 South Sudanese have… Read More

  Disaster Relief

No Lost Generation of Syrian Refugee Children

Written by Staff Writer

“I love my country, but you get to a point where you know you have to leave.” Recalling the life she left behind in Aleppo, Donia welcomed us graciously into her home amongst a large informal tented settlement in the Bekaa Valley. Before fleeing to Lebanon five years… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Refugees: “I wish it had happened to you.”

Written by Mike Meyers

Haya had to flee or die. Her baby strapped to her back, she hoisted her 2-year-old and her 4-year-old under each of her arms. A kind stranger carried her oldest child, a disabled boy who is blind. With a final glance back, she left her modest home and everything she… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by Gary Edmonds
Famine in East Africa

It grieves me that so little news media in the Western Hemisphere focus on it. The United Nations is now calling it the worst humanitarian crisis since WWII. It’s famine in East Africa, including in countries where Food for the Hungry works. As livestock die from lack of food… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Help Save Starving Children: Refugees of S. Sudan's War

Written by Karen Randau

The United Nations officially declared in February that famine in South Sudan threatens 100,000 people with starvation. Over 1.1 million children are in danger of acute malnutrition. Almost 5 million people, 40 percent of the population, need urgent help. Civil war and tribal violence kept farmers from planting and tending their… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Don’t Grow Weary of Doing Good

Written by Staff Writer

March 15th marked the completion of the sixth year of the ongoing Syria crisis with no clear resolution in sight. In fact, the situation does not seem to be improving. It’s getting worse, especially for children. This month UNICEF released a report called “Hitting Rock Bottom: How… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by Staff Writer
A Syrian Refugee’s Story of Resilience

Boshra and her family moved to Lebanon three years ago from town in northwest Syria. “Before the war, we were very comfortable and happy,” Boshra explained. “We owned our house and land, and my husband was a farmer.” All of Boshra’s extended family lived nearby and enjoyed living life together. Read More

  Disaster Relief

Aleppo: The Christmas Story We Cannot Ignore

Written by dave

Most likely you have had one of two responses to the news of the fall of Aleppo and the subsequent humanitarian needs. Cringe or ignore. ANDREW ROBINSON , Tearfund NZ It’s the type of story that we consciously suppress from our outlook, or it’s the story that literally… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Seeing the Heart of God in a Little Boy

Written by whiteboard

Going deeply into the heart of God is an impossible journey. How does he deal with all the ache and pain and horrible nature of the world? How does he deal with all the suffering of people? Of children? This week past week, I did several interviews with… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by Guest
From Haiti: "Our Life is Not Over"

Today’s guest post is from Thomas Mangham, Director, FH Hispaniola, who visited the community of Derriere Savane, Haiti, to assess damage and distribute much-needed supplies after the devastation of October’s category 4 Hurricane Matthew. Today I had the opportunity to go with our dedicated Food for the Hungry (FH)… Read More

  Disaster Relief

From Haiti: "Our Life is Not Over"

Written by whiteboard

Today’s guest post is from Thomas Mangham, Director, FH Hispaniola, who visited the community of Derriere Savane, Haiti, to assess damage and distribute much-needed supplies after the devastation of October’s category 4 Hurricane Matthew. Today I had the opportunity to go with our dedicated Food for the Hungry (FH)… Read More

  Disaster Relief

A Day in Haiti With Taina

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Alicia visiting her sponsored child, Taina, in Haiti. Earlier this month, in only a way God could orchestrate, Alicia Groce visited her sponsored child, Taina, in Haiti. The experience changed her life. But let’s back up a little bit. Alicia, a pediatric optometrist, a faculty member at an… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by whiteboard
Helping Haiti face to face

This image, taken a few days ago at a hotel in Dublin, Ireland, looks like a normal meeting anywhere in the world. In reality it’s a disaster relief operation, underway. And it’s the body of Christ in action. On Tuesday, October 4, the worst hurricane to hit Haiti… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Thirsting for Righteousness in Syria

Written by whiteboard

Eighteen staff from churches in Syria recently traveled through demolished towns and villages and multiple checkpoints for training with Food for the Hungry (FH) partners. These staff run three programs called Child-Friendly Spaces. Their programs support 675 children who remain in Syria despite the ongoing,… Read More

  Disaster Relief

HURRICANE MATTHEW RELIEF: The Need in Photos

Written by whiteboard

On October 4th, Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the island of Hispanola, carving a destructive path through the country of Haiti and dumping feet of rain throughout the whole island (which includes the Dominican Republic). Food for the Hungry is responding in communities just south of the capital city… Read More

  Disaster Relief