The Blog

Written by Kendra Szabo
How to Save When Poverty Prevents Banking

Running to the bank is one of my least favorite chores. Everyone there seems to be in a hurry, but the line is always long. Money issues are rarely fun to deal with, and overall, it’s usually inconvenient and boring like so many chores can be. But have you ever… Read More

  Stories

3 Heartbreaking Stories That Have Changed My Life

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Famine. Drought. Desperation. Dozens of heartbreaking stories with themes like this come across my desk each week. I work in the marketing department at Food for the Hungry, and before we send out emails, social media posts and other similar communications, we ensure that each person’s story is presented with… Read More

  Stories

Prayers of Lay Humanitarian Heroes in Lebanon

Written by Staff Writer

Last week fifteen volunteer educators from churches across Lebanon spent their entire Saturday gathered in the hills above Beirut. They collaborated to coordinate the education programs they offer to over 1,200 vulnerable refugee students in eight different programs. Food for the Hungry’s local implementing partner, the Lebanese Society for Educational… Read More

  Church
Written by Guest
Agricultural Training and Gender Integration Lift Ugandans Out of Poverty

Simon “Toyota” and his wife Mary have known hardship. They fled the terror of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) in northern Uganda and lived in a refugee camp for years. Camp life was difficult but necessary for their safety. In 2008 Toyota and Mary returned to their village… Read More

  World Poverty

Refugees from South Sudan Fights for a Better Future

Written by Kendra Szabo

Life in South Sudan was difficult for Magdallene and her children, just as it was for so many others who would end up emigrating to northern Uganda as refugees. But emigrating wasn’t easy either. On the journey to the refugee settlement, government soldiers killed her brother, and the rest of… Read More

  Stories

Yemen: A Perfect Storm of Disasters

Written by Mike Meyers

Yemen was the poorest country in the Arab world even before the civil war that has raged there since 2014. Now, Yemen’s children are suffering a one-two-three punch of war, famine and disease. With the nation’s infrastructure reduced to rubble, most Yemenis struggle to find basic necessities and can only… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by Wendy McMahan
Georgia Church Unifies Local and Global Missions Strategies

Can international missions have an impact on a church’s local ministry? CrossPoint City Church of Cartersville, Georgia, has found that one approach is effective in both international missions and local missions. It Started With a Trip Four years ago, Pastor James Griffin… Read More

  Church

Haiti Stole My Heart

Written by Staff Writer

It’s been a three-year journey that started on September 7, 2014. I had just started going to a new church.  The sermon was on What If. What if God was who he said he is? Not the God that we have designed but the One true God. So, the question… Read More

  Church

Investing in the future with breastfeeding

Written by Beth Allen

Marie-Pierre is a 22-year-old mother of two living in rural Haiti, in the mountainous region called Kenscoff.   The roads are so poor, it takes over an hour to go the 15 miles from Port-au-Prince to the largest town Kenscoff.  Most of the year, it’s hard to grow crops… Read More

  World Poverty
Written by Karen Randau
Breastfeeding: Connecting Mom and Baby

Studies show the first 1,000 days of a child’s life determine the child’s lifelong health and a prosperous future. That’s the time between conception and 23 months of age. That’s why Food for the Hungry partnered with the Carolina Global Breastfeeding Institute, a division of the… Read More

  World Poverty

How Food for the Hungry is Working to Prevent Sex Trafficking

Written by Kendra Szabo

July 30 is World Day Against Trafficking in Persons, a day proclaimed by the United Nations General Assembly to raise awareness for the serious crime of trafficking for sex or labor. Click here to read more on the meaning behind this important day. Though it’s only a small… Read More

  Stories

Will We See You on Tour This Year?

Written by Sarah Rutledge

Did you know that Food for the Hungry partners with Christian artists around the country? We work alongside some of the most incredible names in the industry to share with YOU how you can become involved in our ministry. These artists passionately believe that you can respond to… Read More

  Stories
Written by Staff Writer
Light after Darkness: A Syrian Mother’s Story of Pain, Hope and Learning to Dream Again

Across languages and cultures, mothers can relate to the deep emotions that children bring. Mothers carry a daily profound sense of joy, richness and blessing, and the immense burden of care and concern. Today you have the privilege to get a glimpse into the life of Cedra, a refugee mother… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Fighting Hunger with Guinea Pigs

Written by Beth Allen

When a Food for the Hungry staff member in Bolivia told Juan Colque that he could raise guinea pigs for food, his first thought was, “This person is crazy.” Guinea pigs are native to the Andes region of South America, where they’re called “cuyes” in the local language. Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Hey There, CHUBBY CHEEKS!

Written by Christine Koach

The Food for the Hungry Chubby Cheeks product in the Gift Catalog is close to my heart. Maybe that’s because the WIC (Women, Infants and Children) program here in America was invaluable to my family during seasons of financial hardship. Whether in the developing world or… Read More

  World Poverty