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Written by Chellsea Fort
A Story of Hope for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner! For many, this is a joyous time to celebrate the incredible dad in their life. For others, it can bring about a flurry of other emotions. Fathers have the potential to bring security, love, wisdom, and so much more to their… Read More

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3 Big Reasons Why FH's Disaster Work Needs Partners

Written by Beth Allen

As a donor to Food for the Hungry’s disaster work, you may picture FH sending people in khaki vests to the middle of nowhere. And yes, at times, that’s true. But the reality is, it takes much more than a few staff flying from the U.S. Read More

  Disaster Relief

Families Thrive When Nature Thrives

Written by Esther Martinez

“Ecosystems, species, wild populations, local varieties, and breeds of domesticated plants and animals are shrinking, deteriorating, or vanishing. The essential, interconnected web of life on Earth is getting smaller and increasingly frayed. This loss is a direct result of human activity and constitutes a direct threat to… Read More

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Written by Carrie Woodward
5 Reasons Why Refugee Children Need Vaccines

When Salamot Khan was just a few months old, his family fled their home in Myanmar to seek safety across the border in Bangladesh. Salamot became one of about half a million children living in the… Read More

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Ending Poverty Together: Finding Beauty Amidst the Devastation

Written by Micah Johnson

The beauty of Indonesia is incredible. The water is crystal clear, the landscape is green and lush, and mountains can be seen all around the island. This is the kind of place people would spend a lot of money to vacation here. When I traveled there… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Hope Is Buzzing Louder Than Ever and Transforming Lives

Written by Michelle Schlavin

April showers bring May flowers and May flowers bring…Bees! Nothing causes a group of people to scatter like the phrase, “There’s a bee behind you.” Too busy running to safety, rarely do you stop to look at this bee and take a moment to appreciate what his short life must be like. There’s a lot to learn… Read More

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Written by Alice Zhang
5 Reasons Why Healthy Families are Essential to Ending Extreme Poverty

Every 15th of May, the United Nations has designated as International Day of Families. In celebration of this important part of society, we highlight these reasons why families are essential in the fight to end extreme poverty in the hard places.  Families come in… Read More

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God's Story: History is About Reconciliation

Written by Wendy McMahan

This post is the fifth in a series on God’s Story, the Foundation for FH’s Work in Relief and Development. Follow the series, starting with the first post.  If you met Ayesha in her community on the Ganges delta of Bangladesh, she would invite… Read More

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How Nehemiah Shows Us That Joy Strengthens Listening

Written by Jeremy Reis

If I told you that joy of the Lord directly strengthened our ability to listen to Him, what would you say? Think about the man named Nehemiah for a second. He was the man who led the people of Israel to rebuild the wall surrounding Jerusalem and provide hope, direction,… Read More

  Devotions
Written by Chellsea Fort
What Do FH and Captain Marvel Have in Common?

It’s that time of year again! Blockbuster films are hitting theaters and among those is “Captain Marvel.” Last month, my husband and I saw the latest Marvel movie, “Captain Marvel,” and thoroughly enjoyed it. We snacked on popcorn and slurped down an Icee as the… Read More

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What Does It Mean to Practice Resurrection?

Written by Carrie Woodward

A Call to the Good Life I’m a 20-something young woman living in an urban center, so you might be surprised to hear that my spiritual role model is an 84-year-old farmer from Kentucky. For the last several decades, the poet/farmer/philosopher has been a prophetic… Read More

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Caring for the Earth 365 Days a Year

Written by Esther Martinez

Several years ago, I had the opportunity to travel with Food for the Hungry (FH) to Guatemala. I met a farmer who forever changed my view on sustainable development and how it affects not only the most vulnerable, but our earth as well. This story still rings true… Read More

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Written by Jess Bell
Taste The World: Causa [Peru]

Food is pretty great, am I right? Food is one area I’ve always loved to be adventurous, because what could go wrong? (Mind you, I’ve never had food poisoning so “knock on wood”) It’s cool because you can learn so much about a person by simply looking at… Read More

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Reflecting on the Gift of God's Word

Written by Jeremy Reis

The recent distribution of Bibles in a small community in Kenya provided the joyful insight to what it means to a child to receive their very own Bible. Lkisomai, a 12-year-old boy, received God’s Word in his own hands, and stated with delight, “My favorite verse is John 3:16. Read More

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Ending Poverty, Together: The "Nature" of Child Sponsorship

Written by Doug Penick

This story is part of our brand-new series “Ending Poverty, Together.” It will be dedicated to sharing the special and inspiring stories of all those who travel to Food for the Hungry fields, whether they are staff members, supporters, or partners. Follow along as each person shares the impact… Read More

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