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Written by Kendra Szabo
6 Ways You Can Help the Refugee Crisis on World Refugee Day

Wednesday, June 20 is World Refugee Day. As believers, we know God has a special place in his heart for the defenseless, and that is worth honoring on such a day, but we also know that we are called to be the hands and feet of our Lord. That can… Read More

  World Poverty

World Day Against Child Labor: Our Hands Tell a Story

Written by Samantha Harper

Our Hands Tell a Story Look down at your hands for a moment.  Reflect on the story that your hands tell.  While perhaps your hands are soft and gentle to care for those who are ill.  Maybe your hands have paper cuts on them from sorting documents on your office… Read More

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3 Ways You Can Volunteer for FH

Written by Shelby Jackson

Volunteering doesn’t always seem very exciting to the average participant. When you volunteer your time at FH, you’re playing a key role in ending extreme poverty. The mission of Food for the Hungry (FH) is highly dependent on our groups of faithful volunteers. We need dedicated individuals… Read More

  FH Culture
Written by Kendra Szabo
How Your Family Can Make a Difference with Earthworms

I’m sure you know the importance of vegetables, I don’t need to tell you. Even if you (or more likely — your children) don’t like them, there’s no denying the nutritional value. They’re an imperative part of the food pyramid (or food plate now.) Around the… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

5 Things To Include in Your Child Sponsorship Letters

Written by Kendra Szabo

A few times a year, we at Food for the Hungry (FH) send you a letter from your sponsored child. They typically tell you about their favorite classes, their hobbies, their family. Then they usually will ask you a question. That’s one prompt for your response, but what else is… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Empower Not Replace: A Reflection on International Day of Families

Written by Mike Meyers

United Nations observes today as the International Day of Families, a day that provides an opportunity to promote awareness of issues that families deal with. The hope is that we use it as an opportunity to learn more about the social, economic and demographic… Read More

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Written by Kendra Szabo
5 Reasons You Should Still Pay Attention to the Rohingya Refugee Crisis

The Rohingya refugee crisis started in August of 2017. 655,000 Rohingya poured into Bangladesh in an attempt at escaping persecution in Myanmar. They settled into Cox’s Bazar where conditions are hard-pressed to meet the needs of those seeking refuge. Food for the Hungry (FH), along with its partners, are working in the… Read More

  World Poverty

Why Mother's Day is Really About Peace and Unity

Written by Sara Chambers

Mother’s Day is almost here and if you’re like me, you’re hoping for a homemade card, breakfast, and for someone else to do the dishes. There might even be flowers involved.  Orchids are my favorite, but I like roses just as much as the next mama. Like many other holidays,… Read More

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Sacrifices and Rewards: Why Teachers Play an Important Role in Our Lives

Written by Rosa Hernandez

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” – Nelson Mandela Part of the purpose of Food for the Hungry (FH) is to graduate communities. What does that mean though? It means to walk alongside the most vulnerable teaching them to be self-sufficient in… Read More

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Written by Kendra Szabo
How Your Giving Heart Literally Saved a Life

I’m going to go out on a ledge here and guess that you’re a compassionate person. If you’re here reading this blog, I’m guessing you care about Food for the Hungry (FH) and pray with us or even donate. Back in February, we asked you to… Read More

  Stories

Why Malaria Eradication is Possible

Written by Beth Allen

Malaria is one of the world’s worst diseases. In 2016 alone, malaria-infected over 216 million people. The very old and the very young suffer the worst; 70% of the malaria deaths that year were children under age 5. But Food for the Hungry(FH) is fighting — and winning — the… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

A Congressional Vision Trip and the Case for Foreign Assistance

Written by Lucas Koach

Doing development work is complex and nuanced. There is a myriad of factors that FH must consider and execute in order for communities to really rise out of extreme poverty. We often say that our solutions are holistic meaning that they have to address each part of the person. Our… Read More

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Written by Sara Chambers
10 Children's Books to Help You Teach Empathy on International Children's Book Day

Reading has always been one of my favorite obsessions, ehhh, I mean hobbies. My to-read list is long and full of so many books that I can’t possibly get through them all at the pace that I add to it. I would spend hours at the library… Read More

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Retrieving Water is the Work of the World's Remarkable Women

Written by Carrie Woodward

Today is World Water Day. And when I think about the importance of water, I remember how just a few months ago, I watched an elderly woman lug a plastic 5-gallon bucket full of water up a steep, muddy hill. Her name is Virginia. She was reenacting her… Read More

  World Poverty

6 Poems You Should Read For World Poetry Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

In honor of World Poetry Day this week, I wanted to share six poems with you about poverty, war, child labor, justice, and God. Poetry provides us a powerful insight into the perspective of others, and a is a phenomenal outlet for self-expression. I hope you enjoy. To… Read More

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