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Top Ted Talks About Poverty

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

  Resources

Spotlight on Malaria: Can We End it for Good?

Living in Arizona in the summers, mosquitoes are a nuisance. My husband and I cover ourselves and our toddler in bug spray to play outside in the early evenings. At worst, we have itchy welts for a few days and apply some anti-itch cream for good measure. We’re lucky in… Read More

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No Lost Generation of Syrian Refugee Children

“I love my country, but you get to a point where you know you have to leave.” Recalling the life she left behind in Aleppo, Donia welcomed us graciously into her home amongst a large informal tented settlement in the Bekaa Valley. Before fleeing to Lebanon five years… Read More

  Disaster Relief
A Victim of Child Marriage finds "Happily Ever After" in Literacy Programs

Weddings are one of my favorite events. I love watching two people pledge their love for one another and celebrating that marriage with friends and family over dancing, drinks and good food. I just got back from my cousin’s wedding, which was out of state this past weekend. It was a… Read More

  Resources

Forests Provide Sustenance for Millions of People

The FH Halaba project tree nursery produces millions of tree, coffee and fruit seedlings planted on rugged hills, valleys and back yards of Oscar’s village. The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN says one out of every four people on the planet relies on a… Read More

  Stories

Don’t Grow Weary of Doing Good

March 15th marked the completion of the sixth year of the ongoing Syria crisis with no clear resolution in sight. In fact, the situation does not seem to be improving. It’s getting worse, especially for children. This month UNICEF released a report called “Hitting Rock Bottom: How… Read More

  Disaster Relief
U.S. Children Send Love to Haiti

“I do not have to wait until I am an adult to make a difference.” These words came from 15-year-old Taylor Pratte of Springettsbury Township, Pennsylvania. Taylor and her family belong to LCBC Church, which partners with Food for the Hungry (FH) to provide community… Read More

  Church

8 Ways to Honor Women on International Women's Day

International Women’s Day is a time for reflection, appreciation and advocacy for women around the globe. We come together to think about the amazing contributions women make to society, to support and encourage the women we know, and to call those in power to make decisions of equality and empowerment… Read More

  Resources

3 Reasons Why Educating Girls is Critical to End Poverty

Throughout my childhood and early adult years, my family ingrained in me the idea that an education is the key to a bright future. The desire to grow as a person and make a difference motivated me to further my education. It fueled my love of learning. My parents, teachers… Read More

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Lent: From Event to Journey

The old joke asks, ”Why did the chicken cross the road?” The punch line is so basic that a young child gets it. Everybody knows, even a chicken wants to go somewhere. The chicken has a plan and it has to travel, for that plan to come to fruition. On… Read More

  Devotions

Why Does Lent Matter?

In two days, many churches will observe Ash Wednesday. It’s considered one of the most important days on the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent (March 1-April 13 this year), which is a holy season of 40 days marked by repentance, fasting and prayer. The time culminates with… Read More

  Church

Dal Tadka Recipe

Food is such an important part of our culture. Food is served with emotion, tradition and memories. It’s varied from country to country and from home to home. It reminds us of specific events and people. It can in an instant transport us to another place. It’s visceral and… Read More

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Empowering the Church Leadership to Serve the Poor

Church leadership, Pastor Saroeun and another church member, give some food to a poor family. One of the many things I love about Food for the Hungry is how we work with local leaders. We help to raise them up to become invested in their own communities. We’re finding… Read More

  Church

A Bridge from the U.S. to Guatemala

Amalia Toc works with U.S. churches who partner in Guatemala. When your church partners with Food for the Hungry (FH), you’ll develop a relationship with one or more staff who will serve your church all year. Today, I’m introducing you to Amalia Toc, the staff member who… Read More

  Church

A Marriage Renewed Makes for a Very Happy Valentine's Day

Valentine’s Day is Tuesday. Candy hearts. Chocolates. Flowers. A time to spend with your significant other and celebrate the relationship you two have fostered. But, I’ve found that a lot of people have resentment toward the holiday (I know I have at times.) I think a lot of what makes that… Read More

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