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Written by Kendra Szabo
How Your Family Can Bring Hope to Refugees

You’ve heard us at Food for the Hungry (FH) talking to about the Rohingya refugee crisis. There are over 688,000 Rohingya refugees from Myanmar currently settled in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. It’s an area that is far too small to support the people who so desperately need to be there. There… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Social Justice: How We Are Making Moves Toward a More Just World

Written by Samantha Harper

Social Justice 101: All human beings are born free and equal in human rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood (Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human rights, 1948). World Day of Social Justice is a… Read More

  Featured

Why God Cares about Farming and You Should Too

Written by Kendra Szabo

What did you feed your children for lunch and dinner yesterday? Did they have any vegetables? (or at least the option of vegetables, for the pickier kids!) Was it backyard farming that allowed you to eat veggies or did you go to a store? I don’t farm, but I do live… Read More

  Featured
Written by Mike Meyers
How Burundi Communities Graduated from Extreme Poverty

Just when I thought our ride on an almost-road in the lush Burundi countryside couldn’t get any more harrowing, the Food for the Hungry driver stopped at a rickety bridge and told the passengers to get out. Together, we approached the ramshackle structure. Made from six-inch-in-diameter tree trunks, it… Read More

  Featured

One Sunday to Change the World Through Sponsorship

Written by Wendy McMahan

What if your church could change the world in one weekend? On May 6, 2018, your church can join other congregations across the nation for Hunger Sunday. It’s a time to share the opportunity to end poverty for children, families, and communities around the world. At Food for the… Read More

  Church

How God Is Present in Poor Communities

Written by Carrie Woodward

FH Does Not Bring Christ to Poor Communities  Now you may be wondering if you read that headline correctly. If you follow Food for the Hungry (FH), you know that we work in hard places. War-torn cities. Drought-ravaged villages. And through God’s grace, FH sees amazing… Read More

  Featured
Written by Beth Allen
Saving South Sudan from Collapse

Alibef Taban’s story of life in South Sudan reads like a horrible game of Jenga. One by one, conflict pulled out the supports his family needed to survive. And now they’re threatened with collapse from homelessness and hunger. Alibef is the father of seven children.  When South Sudan’s civil war invaded… Read More

  Disaster Relief

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

My Family Is Displaced, But We're Safe

Written by Sara Chambers

My family is going through a major home renovation. We’re redoing both bathrooms and our entire kitchen. It’s left our house a shell, with nothing inside that makes it either a home or a functional living space. Since we have a 4-year-old who I could barely keep out of the… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by Sarah Rutledge
Are We Raising Kids Who Care for the Poor?

Raising kids with compassionate hearts and generous spirits is not an easy task, especially in today’s world. Though most of us hear heartbreaking world news left and right, it can be simple to tune it out. It’s easy to forget or become too overwhelmed to heed God’s call to care for… Read More

  World Poverty

The Modern Day Impact of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s Fight Against Social Injustice

Written by Alex Mwaura

The tiny air-conditioned plane did not prepare me for the heat I was about to experience. As soon as the cabin door opened, a blasting wave of heat was more than a warm welcome to a refugee camp in Turkana, northern Kenya. I was new to the field… Read More

  World Poverty

6 Ways to Pray Leading up to MLK Jr. Day

Written by Kendra Szabo

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

  Stories
Written by Sara Chambers
Don't Ring in 2018 Without Doing This

Another new year is upon us and the older I get, the faster they seem to come. I know I’m not the only one who can’t believe that it’s almost time to change the calendar out again, but alas here we are. Before you blow your noise-maker as the… Read More

  World Poverty

Last-Minute Gifts That Change the World

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Are you stumped on coming up with last-minute gifts? Whether you’re on the hunt for a thoughtful hostess gift or need something meaningful for the family gift exchange, below we’re sharing our top ideas for meaningful that require no shipping and can transform lives rather than add to the commercialism… Read More

  World Poverty

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

  Sponsor Impact