The Blog

Written by Sara Chambers
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?

Written by Sarah Rutledge

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

Written by Kendra Szabo

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
Written by Wendy McMahan
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

Written by Kendra Szabo

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

Written by Chellsea Fort

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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Written by Beth Allen
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?

Written by Sarah Rutledge

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

Written by Sara Chambers

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

  Resources
Written by Sara Chambers
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

Written by Wendy McMahan

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

Written by Kendra Szabo

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

  Stories
Written by Heidi Glynn
How Saying Yes Changed a Sponsor's Life

There was nothing special about me, personally. I just said “yes” to an invitation. Somehow, I found my heart changing, as I entered into the life of a sponsor child. Her name is Rhaki Basfor, a Hindu girl from a low caste community in Bangladesh. My intention was… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Rwanda: From Genocide to Green Fields

Written by Beth Allen

Busekera, Rwanda The impact of refugees coming to the United States has everyone talking right now. For most of us that might mean seeing just a handful of people who obviously aren’t from here, in the grocery store or in our classroom at school. Can you imagine if suddenly… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Spring Tours Are Starting Now

Written by Chellsea Fort

We at Food for the Hungry have the honor of partnering with incredible Christian artists and influencers who speak out for the cause of the world’s most vulnerable. Today launches the start of just some of the many exciting tours happening this Spring. Take a look at what is to… Read More

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