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Written by Carrie Woodward
Empowering Parents to Care for Children with Disabilities

Meet Wilmel I want you to meet Wilmel. He lives in the Dominican Republic, in a community where Food for the Hungry (FH) works. And like most little boys his age, Wilmel is a ball of energy and contagious joy. His bright… Read More

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6 Ways to Pray Leading up to MLK Jr. Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

On January 15, we set aside time to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the influence he had on the Civil Rights Movement and his opposition to poverty. Before his assassination 50 years ago, Dr. King was organizing a march on Washington called the Poor People’s Campaign that would… Read More

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How One Church Experiences the Joy of Giving

Written by Wendy McMahan

Looking for a focus for your church’s Lent, summer, or other seasonal series? Stanwood Foursquare Church in Stanwood, Washington has found a unique way to center their holidays. They use the Food for the Hungry (FH) gift catalog as an opportunity for their church… Read More

  Church
Written by Carrie Woodward
Water: I Saw A Story of Change in the Dominican Republic

What is new, blue, and changing the lives of thousands of people in a community in the Dominican Republic? Water.   A tiny building on the side of a dirt road in a place called Camarón.   I learned all… Read More

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Your Family Can Change Lives by Giving Water Wells

Written by Kendra Szabo

When was the last time you got a glass of water? I tend to get up in the middle of the night, thirsty. I can easily walk to one of the many sinks in my house to get water and then crawl back into bed within about 90 seconds. I’m… Read More

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Earthworms: The Easiest Way to Provide Nutrition to Kids Like Yours

Written by Kendra Szabo

I write a lot about worms for this blog. Usually they are stomach worms and something we hate. But this is a different kind of post about worms. This post is about the good kind of worms: earthworms! Across the globe, we at Food for the Hungry (FH) help families… Read More

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Written by Carrie Woodward
Social Glue is Helping Hunger in a Bolivian Community

A Story About Community in Bolivia Travel with me to Sucre, an old and beautiful city in the highlands of Bolivia. The city is full of historic buildings, lush parks, and a vibrant city culture. Its nickname is “chocolate capital” of the country.  But… Read More

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Coming Together to Fight Misconceptions about AIDS

Written by Kendra Szabo

Friday, December 1 is World AIDS Day. According to the website, “It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS… Read More

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Vegetable Seeds Also Plant Hope

Written by Kendra Szabo

We all know the old adage, “you reap what you sow.” But what if you can’t sow anything? Well, then you reap nothing. This is the problem for so many people around the world, they know how to farm to some degree, but they don’t know what all they can… Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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