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Written by Carrie Woodward
Download FREE Digital Wallpaper of Art Inspired by People Around the World

We asked female artists to each create original artwork to illustrate pages in a 2019 Food for the Hungry (FH) calendar. Each work is inspired by people FH serves around the world, with a special focus on the women who form the backbone of every community. You can get a FREE calendar with… Read More

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We Don’t Ship Sheep But We Do Support Local Economies

Written by Carrie Woodward

Every year, Food for the Hungry (FH) gets questions about how we get items donated through our gift catalog to people in FH countries around the world. Do we stick stamps on packets of vegetable seeds? Where do we get… Read More

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Pick up a Pen: It's National Letter Writing Day

Written by Andrea Hamilton

I am enamored with the idea of receiving a letter. Not the kind that contains a bill, or is from a bank trying to convince me to sign up for their platinum rewards card. An honest to goodness letter. A handwritten account of someone’s day, a story or even an… Read More

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Written by Carrie Woodward
Download Your FREE Holiday-Inspired Digital Wallpaper Today

Christ is the fulfillment of hope for the whole world!  Isaiah 9:6 reminds us of this. And with this free wallpaper download, you’ll keep your mind and heart focused on the true reason of the season! And enjoy the design an artist at Food for the Hungry (FH) just for you. We value you. And… Read More

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Six Ways to Share the Spirit of Thanksgiving Year Round

Written by Alice Zhang

In many families, the practice of giving thanks is one that is delegated to the dinner table at Thanksgiving. While it is a great tradition to go around the table and share the things that make our lives wonderful before enjoying a turkey dinner, the reality is that giving thanks is… Read More

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5 Early Childhood Development Toys for Your Toddler

Written by Sara Chambers

The earliest years of a child’s life are the time of greatest brain development and opportunity. Children’s early experiences and environments build the foundation for future health, education, and life outcomes. So, when it comes to shopping for toys for your toddler, it’s hard to choose from the thousands of… Read More

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Written by Wendy McMahan
The Story That Matters Most

Have you ever experienced a moment that broadened your view of the world? I have a friend who ministers to youth in Watts, Los Angeles. He told me a story. The neighborhood of Watts has come a long way since the Watts Riots of the 1960’s and its more recent… Read More

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This Is the Tool That Totally Changed My Life in Community

Written by Carrie Woodward

Attitudes of a Community Developer In my office, I have a poster hanging on the wall. It’s based on a list that I stole from Bryant Myers’ book Walking with the Poor: Principles and Practices of Transformational Development. (By the way, that book is… Read More

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Back to School: 3 Ways to Teach Students About Poverty in the Classroom

Written by Sara Chambers

Back to school was always an exciting time. As a kid, I remember laying out my strategically planned outfit on my bed the night before. I had each detail planned out from hair accessories to my pencil box. Even in college, I was always excited to get a new syllabus… Read More

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Written by Kendra Szabo
5 Companies to Support on World Chocolate Day

July 6 is World Chocolate Day — perhaps one of the best holidays of the year if you love chocolate as much as I do. The unfortunate reality is that many of the world’s top chocolate companies utilize child labor in their production. (click here for more) This… Read More

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I Was A Child Sponsorship Skeptic

Written by Carrie Woodward

Skeptic magazine is a publication by an organization called “The Skeptics Society.” The stories ask big questions about belief and about science. Are there aliens out there? Is climate change real? Did Jesus actually exist?   When I was in college, I was skeptical about a lot… Read More

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Four Activities to Teach Your Children About Poverty This Summer

Written by Carrie Woodward

Get ready for a special summer with these four activities that will help you teach your children that will grow you closer as a family and cultivate hearts of empathy within your children. See: Read a beautifully-illustrated picture book that is a window to others’ lives. … Read More

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Written by Mike Meyers
4 Books That Help Me Lead at Food for the Hungry

Recently our entire marketing team set out to do a strengths finder test. This assessment is made up of a set of timed questions forcing you to choose how you identify with a range of identifying characteristics. It can be quite telling when you look at a grid of… Read More

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Read the Inspiring Highlights of FH's 2017 Annual Report

Written by Carrie Woodward

Highlights of the 2017 Annual Report Pause. Think about 2017. Growing innovation. Natural disasters. Political tensions. Changing cultures. And in the midst of that, Food for the Hungry (FH) faithfully pursued the vision of ending all forms of poverty worldwide. Read the full annual report… Read More

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How School Libraries Could Impact 775 Million People

Written by Rosa Hernandez

When was the last time you read a book or a magazine or the back of the cereal box or even a sign on the road? Most of us would respond with “today”. For 775 million people though, that is not the case. For 775 million people around the… Read More

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