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Written by Alice Zhang
Want to Get Involved with FH? Pledge Your Birthday!

Friends of Food for the Hungry (FH) have done some pretty amazing things to serve vulnerable communities around the world. From matching gift drives to selling handcrafted products or running a 5K, there are endless ways you can use your influence to advocate for the most vulnerable. One… Read More

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Taste The World: Chicken Adobo Recipe [Philippines]

Written by Jess Bell

If you’ve never had authentic Filipino food, it’s something to add to your list. Food for the Hungry has been working in the Philippines since 1978, doing a range of work with indigenous communities on livelihoods, education, and health. Because the Philippines is actually an island… Read More

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Going Abroad? 5 Tips to Make the Most of Your International Travel

Written by Carrie Woodward

Do you have a medical mission to Uganda coming up? Are you visiting your sponsored child in the Dominican Republic? Does your church partner with Food for the Hungry (FH) to sponsor an entire… Read More

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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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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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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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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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5 Days of Teaching VBS Kids About Poverty

Written by Jess Bell

Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it. — Proverbs 22:6   VBS, also well known as Vacation Bible School, is a week-long day camp for kids to attend in the summer. It is generally led by local churches to teach… Read More

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Taste The World: Causa [Peru]

Written by Jess Bell

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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Written by Sarah Rutledge
Entering Lent with the Right Heart, and Why It Matters

Tomorrow, many churches will observe Ash Wednesday and begin the season of Lent. Lent is considered one of the most important seasons on the liturgical calendar, spanning from Wednesday, March 6 to April 21 this year. It’s a holy season of 40 days marked by repentance, fasting and prayer, causing us to reflect on Christ’s great… Read More

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5 Podcasts for Learning About Culture and the World in 2019

Written by Carrie Woodward

You probably follow Food for the Hungry (FH) because you care about people. Maybe you are also interested in global poverty or economics. You might use child sponsorship to teach your family about other countries. Or FH might be your way of connecting to people who are from another culture. You support our… Read More

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Here Are FH's Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Written by Alice Zhang

At the beginning of the new year, we decided to do some reflection and take a look back at the top 10 blog posts of 2018. The following had the highest traffic among our readers with a heart for global missions. Check out the list below to see if you’ve read all of… Read More

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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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