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Written by Sara Chambers
Back to School: 3 Ways to Teach Students About Poverty in the Classroom

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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5 Companies to Support on World Chocolate Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

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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Written by Carrie Woodward
Four Activities to Teach Your Children About Poverty This Summer

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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4 Books That Help Me Lead at Food for the Hungry

Written by Mike Meyers

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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Written by Rosa Hernandez
How School Libraries Could Impact 775 Million People

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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For Spiritual Development, Ask Hard Questions

Written by Ed Hatch

Success in any context requires overcoming obstacles. In our work life or in our spiritual life, to achieve or accomplish anything significant means doing hard things. Doing hard things means asking hard questions. The struggle is part of the transformation. This is as true for organizations as it is for… Read More

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One Sunday to Change the World Through Sponsorship

Written by Wendy McMahan

What if your church could change the world in one weekend? On May 6, 2018, your church can join other congregations across the nation for Hunger Sunday. It’s a time to share the opportunity to end poverty for children, families, and communities around the world. At Food for the… Read More

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Written by Gary Edmonds
Where's God This Thanksgiving?

You, Lord, keep my lamp burning; my God turns my darkness into light. Psalm 18:28 (NIV)   The world watched in horror as news reports detailed a heinous, methodical shooting during Sunday services at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, TX. Later, frustrated national leaders rebuked their… Read More

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Teaching Generosity to Our Kids and a Free Ebook

Written by Sara Chambers

Parenting is HARD. In fact I’m certain that it’s the hardest thing I’ve ever done. My young family is in the fiercely independent phase that leaves even the simplest task up for debate and hour-long executions. The tantrums are often and the frustrations piled high. But, I know this is… Read More

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Child Sponsorship Fosters Thankfulness at My House

Written by Mike Meyers

Thankfulness and compassion are big topics at my house. My work at Food for the Hungry has helped my wife and me to spark conversations about how privileged we are as Americans. Catalysts for these conversations include both Child Sponsorship and the Gift Catalog. The Lessons of… Read More

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Back to School ... But Not Everyone

September is back to school month around the United States for 50.7 million children who are buying backpacks and school supplies for the new year. As the long days of summer fade, you can feel the excitement of a new year and new opportunities as each student steps into… Read More

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How To Teach Your Child About Poverty

Written by Karen Randau

Food for the Hungry’s new eBook, Seven Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Serving the Poor by Jeremy Reis, can help you have some fun with the children in your life while giving them important lessons on compassion. It contains seven days of great resources and fun games… Read More

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Top Ted Talks About Poverty

Written by Sara Chambers

There are so many brilliant people out there who have immense knowledge and wisdom to share, but unless you’re able to frequent conferences all over the world on a variety of topics, you might miss some of the concise information that keynote speakers often share. This is one of the… Read More

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