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Written by Carrie Woodward
End Poverty by Becoming A Good Neighbor

“We do not expect any help from our neighbors. They can’t help; in any case, they won’t, because everyone is just fending or grabbing for themselves.”   This description of no trust and broken relationships is from a community in southeastern Europe. It’s from a… Read More

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How Families like Yours are Creating Hope for the Future in Bangladesh

Written by Kendra Szabo

What do your kids want to be when they grow up? I hear so  many answers from the children I know: “ballerina!” “firefighter!” “basketball player!” “astronaut!” “teacher!” All great aspirations, and like we always teach our children, they can do anything they put their minds to. But perhaps this is… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Empowering Parents to Care for Children with Disabilities

Written by Carrie Woodward

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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Written by Kendra Szabo
6 Ways to Pray Leading up to MLK Jr. Day

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

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Water: I Saw A Story of Change in the Dominican Republic

Written by Carrie Woodward

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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Written by Kendra Szabo
Your Family Can Change Lives by Giving Water Wells

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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Social Glue is Helping Hunger in a Bolivian Community

Written by Carrie Woodward

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

  Church
Written by Kendra Szabo
Coming Together to Fight Misconceptions about AIDS

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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Deworming Medication Gives Bangladesh Teen a Future

Written by Kendra Szabo

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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Written by Kendra Szabo
Child Sponsorship Builds a Family Across Borders

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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Disaster Reduction: How FH is Minimizing Risk in the Philippines

Written by Kendra Szabo

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