The Blog

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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Written by Kendra Szabo
You Need to See Why This Teen Girl Gave Away Her Savings

Have you ever saved for something really big? It’s so rewarding to see the money pile up, knowing that you’re getting closer to your goal, isn’t it? Have you ever then decided to give it all away instead? Me neither. But Katelyn has. Katelyn, 15, gave up the money… Read More

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Children's Clubs Change Lives in Cambodia

Written by Beth Allen

Meet Nimol! He’s the boy with the wide smile, in the cream-colored shirt. At seven years old, Nimol lives in Cambodia. He’s surrounded by his sisters in this photo, and pointing to something super important that Food for the Hungry taught his family to use…. But I’m… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Haiti's Danger and Poverty Broke My Heart

Written by Randall Davey

The World Bank says that Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere, with 59 percent of Haitians living on less than $2 per day, and 25 percent on less than $1.25 per day. To say I’m feeling pensive is an understatement. I suspect… Read More

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Written by Kendra Szabo
7 New Year's Resolutions to Help End Poverty

I love New Year’s Resolutions. I love thinking of January 1st as a time to feel extra motivated to be the best version of myself possible that year. This year, I’m making resolutions with a purpose, and I want you to join me. Here are seven resolutions that we can make to… Read More

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Don't Miss the Match

Written by Sara Chambers

End of year giving is much like other things in life. There’s nothing like a deadline to light a fire underneath you. I tend to operate better under a tight deadline and tend to perform higher under pressure. If I have a long time to accomplish something, I find… Read More

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How to Follow God's Command from the Commode

Written by Kendra Szabo

When was the last time you went to the bathroom? Where did you go to the bathroom? If you answered in a toilet, a latrine, or you buried it in your backyard, you’ve just fulfilled one of God’s commandments. What a mitzvah! I know you’re probably thinking, “what… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Written by Sheli Sloterbeek
How Your Little Risks Can Save Lives, Give Hope

During the Advent season, I like to reflect on the different characters who populate the environment around the birth of Christ — Mary, Joseph, shepherds, etc. This year as I was thinking through the different people, I came around to just how uncomfortable each of them must have felt and the risks… Read More

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Clean Water Made Possible Through Church Partnership

Written by Wendy McMahan

John Rey, a boy in the Philippines, experienced a life change in the 5th grade. That’s when he and his family received a water filtration system through their community’s participation with Food for the Hungry (FH). Prior to that time, John Rey didn’t have access to safe water. His… Read More

  Church

Seeing the Heart of God in a Little Boy

Written by whiteboard

Going deeply into the heart of God is an impossible journey. How does he deal with all the ache and pain and horrible nature of the world? How does he deal with all the suffering of people? Of children? This week past week, I did several interviews with… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by whiteboard
Light in Darkness: How will you Celebrate Christmas?

Can you remember the past six Christmases? What have been your favorite memories? How much has your life changed over that time? While many in the Middle East don’t celebrate Christmas, some do. And for them, this will be the sixth Christmas in crisis. The Sixth. Whether or not… Read More

  From Our Leadership

Amazing Program Yields Fertile Soil and Saves Lives

Written by Karen Randau

Imagine that the greatest wish you could hope for your children was for them to live to adulthood. That was the case for a woman from Nyalugano, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). We’ll call her Ruth. The problem was that people in Nyalugano could only farm on rocky… Read More

  Stories

From Haiti: "Our Life is Not Over"

Written by whiteboard

Today’s guest post is from Thomas Mangham, Director, FH Hispaniola, who visited the community of Derriere Savane, Haiti, to assess damage and distribute much-needed supplies after the devastation of October’s category 4 Hurricane Matthew. Today I had the opportunity to go with our dedicated Food for the Hungry (FH)… Read More

  Disaster Relief