The Blog

Written by Kendra Szabo
Deworming Medication Gives Bangladesh Teen a Future

Have you ever tried to get your kid to eat when they didn’t feel like? Nearly impossible, right? Imagine if that was the struggle every single mealtime. And the problem wasn’t that the child was being grouchy but that they really couldn’t eat? That’s one of the main problems caused… Read More

  Stories

Child Sponsorship Builds a Family Across Borders

Written by Kendra Szabo

Carlos Nunez is an employee at Food for the Hungry (FH) who works as a field liaison for the Dominican Republic and Haiti. But before he worked for FH, child sponsorship changed his life. Carlos was about 9 years old when he found out he had a sponsor. He was… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Clean Water for All: Is This possible?

Written by Sarah Rutledge

For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in. – Matthew 25:35 ‘Tis the season when you’ll hear us talk a lot about our Food for the Hungry (FH)… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by Kendra Szabo
Disaster Reduction: How FH is Minimizing Risk in the Philippines

Friday is the International Day for Disaster Reduction, which is fitting day for us at Food for the Hungry (FH) to honor, as disaster reduction is a huge part of the work that we do all around the globe. We know that, unfortunately, there’s nothing we can do to prevent… Read More

  Disaster Relief

How Disasters Lock People in Poverty and How to Stop It

Written by Josh Ayers

Can the world ever eradicate poverty? At Food for the Hungry, we believe it’s possible. In fact, we see progress toward this every day in communities all around the world where we work to ease human suffering and graduate communities from extreme poverty. But, it is an uphill climb. Read More

  Disaster Relief

How a Community Built a Preschool and Changed Their Future

Written by Kendra Szabo

I don’t think anyone would argue with me saying preschool and kindergarten are important elements of our education system. They lay the groundwork for longer school days and teach children how to learn, as well as beginning education on basic reading, writing and math. They help teach children how to… Read More

  Stories
Written by Sara Chambers
Attending the Guatemala Prayer Breakfast

The United States National Prayer Breakfast is a yearly event held in Washington, D.C., on the first Thursday of February each year. The founder of this event was Abraham Vereide. The event—which is actually a series of meetings, luncheons, and dinners—has taken place since 1953 and has been held at least… Read More

  Stories

Deworming Medicine Allows Girl to Attend School Again

Written by Kendra Szabo

I was taking a road trip a week ago and noticed a billboard halfway between Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA that said, “Two or More Absences a Month Make a Child More Likely to Be Held Back.” I’m not sure who paid for the advertisement, but my thought was:… Read More

  Stories

How Literacy Transforms Lives

Written by Carrie Woodward

A Life Without Literacy Taslima Begun is a mom from a big family in a rural village in Bangladesh. Because of her family’s poverty, she never got the chance to attend school as a child. Since she saw herself as “cursed” with illiteracy, marriage to an… Read More

  Stories
Written by Kendra Szabo
How to Save When Poverty Prevents Banking

Running to the bank is one of my least favorite chores. Everyone there seems to be in a hurry, but the line is always long. Money issues are rarely fun to deal with, and overall, it’s usually inconvenient and boring like so many chores can be. But have you ever… Read More

  Stories

3 Heartbreaking Stories That Have Changed My Life

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Famine. Drought. Desperation. Dozens of heartbreaking stories with themes like this come across my desk each week. I work in the marketing department at Food for the Hungry, and before we send out emails, social media posts and other similar communications, we ensure that each person’s story is presented with… Read More

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Refugees from South Sudan Fights for a Better Future

Written by Kendra Szabo

Life in South Sudan was difficult for Magdallene and her children, just as it was for so many others who would end up emigrating to northern Uganda as refugees. But emigrating wasn’t easy either. On the journey to the refugee settlement, government soldiers killed her brother, and the rest of… Read More

  Stories
Written by Kendra Szabo
How Food for the Hungry is Working to Prevent Sex Trafficking

July 30 is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a day proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly to raise awareness for the serious crime of trafficking for sex or labor. Click here to read more on the meaning behind this important day. Though it’s only a small… Read More

  Stories

Will We See You on Tour This Year?

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Did you know that Food for the Hungry partners with Christian artists around the country? We work alongside some of the most incredible names in the industry to share with YOU how you can become involved in our ministry. These artists passionately believe that you can respond to… Read More

  Stories

Light after Darkness: A Syrian Mother’s Story of Pain, Hope and Learning to Dream Again

Written by Staff Writer

Across languages and cultures, mothers can relate to the deep emotions that children bring. Mothers carry a daily profound sense of joy, richness and blessing, and the immense burden of care and concern. Today you have the privilege to get a glimpse into the life of Cedra, a refugee mother… Read More

  Disaster Relief