The Blog

Written by Carrie Woodward
Six Activists to Follow in 2019

Today, social media gives young advocates the opportunity to make their voices heard on a global platform. This means the chance to hear from activists tackling important issues around the world. By listening to the diverse voices, we gain the opportunity to learn, share ideas…and even join the… Read More

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Ending Poverty Together: We’re All Pieces in the Poverty Puzzle

Written by Beth Wilcox

I’ve worked at Food for the Hungry (FH) for nearly 15 years with a passion to end poverty. I’ve seen so much change throughout these years, and yet so much remain the same, as well. For almost 10 of those years, I sat at the front desk working reception. Read More

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5 Gallon Challenge: Could You Do It?

Written by Jess Bell

Taking Water for Granted I’ll be honest: I’m not great at conserving water. It’s not something I think about conserving because I don’t have to. And that’s a blessing, but not everyone has that opportunity. When I watched Virginia’s story, it made me think a little. https://www.fh.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/The-Struggle-for-Clean-Water-Virginias-Story-2.mp4   “If… Read More

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Written by Esther Martinez
Plastic Pollution: A Worldwide Equal-Opportunity Fight

Did you know plastic packaging accounts for 50 percent of plastic waste around the globe?  Think about every item you bring into your home. How many are wrapped in plastic? How much plastic wrapping gets recycled or tossed in the trash bin? While we can all… Read More

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Breastfeeding Myths: 5 Misbeliefs Debunked

Written by Chellsea Fort

World Breastfeeding Week takes place each year during the first week of August. The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA), a global network of individuals and organizations committed to protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding worldwide established this awareness week.  Breastfeeding is a simple but vital practice. Read More

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What's the Problem with Poverty? (Part 2)

Written by Ed Hatch

This post is the second part of a mini-series discussing poverty with FH’s COO, Ed Hatch. Follow the series with the first post, What’s the Problem with Poverty? Problems come in all shapes and sizes. Problems by their very nature suggest something should be… Read More

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Written by Jess Bell
Taste The World: Emudro Recipe [West Africa]

Summer is here! We have reached the middle of the summer—the time where every weekend turns into a pool party or some kind of a cookout. If your summer activities are anything like mine, they usually turn into potlucks as well. So, the next time you’re on beverage duty, I… Read More

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God's Story: Peace and the Natural World

Written by Wendy McMahan

When we think of poverty, physical problems usually come to mind. We think of the lack of food, housing, work and money. These are all issues that stem back to the broken relationship between mankind and God’s Creation, Read More

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Africa Updates: What God Is Doing in 2019

Written by Carrie Woodward

Food for the Hungry in Africa Update This year, Food for the Hungry (FH) continues walking alongside people in eight beautiful and distinctive countries on the very diverse African continent. We walk alongside Burundi, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Sudan, and Uganda…just a… Read More

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Written by Chellsea Fort
Asia Updates: What God Is Doing in 2019

Every summer, we send out Country Updates to sponsors like you and reflect on the exciting progress we are seeing in the thousands of communities we work in around the globe. Food for the Hungry (FH) operates in nearly 20 countries across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. In each of these… Read More

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Latin America Updates: What God Is Doing in 2019

Written by Alice Zhang

Every summer, we send out Country Updates to sponsors like you and reflect on the exciting progress we are seeing in the thousands of communities we work in around the globe. Food for the Hungry (FH) operates in nearly 20 countries across Africa, Asia, and Latin America. In each of these countries, we… Read More

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Honoring the Legacy of Former CEO and President, Gary Edmonds

Written by Staff Writer

“So we are always of good courage. We know that while we are at home in the body we are away from the Lord, for we walk by faith, not by sight. Yes, we are of good courage, and we would rather be away from the body and… Read More

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Written by Gary Edmonds
Global Youth and the Rise of Education: A Reflection for Malala Day

Today is Malala Yousafzai’s 21st birthday, the same day we celebrate Malala Day. The United Nations as it commemorates not only her birthday but also the day she delivered a powerful speech at the UN to call for worldwide access to education. It was… Read More

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Civic Engagement: Is it Optional?

Written by Beth Allen

Last week, the United States saw an important rite of civic engagement: the first Democratic Party presidential candidates’ debate. We have so many options for viewing the debates. I often watch the broadcast feed with one eye and follow Twitter comments for fact-checking.   And in the end, I pat myself on the… Read More

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What James 1 Tells Us About The Story We're Called to Live Out

Written by Jordan Gustafson

As I reflect on the type of life that God has called Christians to live, I often find myself overthinking and overcomplicating the call. Maybe you are like me. We live in a flawed, hurting world that is in desperate need of the love of God. And yet, the scope… Read More

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