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  World Poverty
Hey There, CHUBBY CHEEKS!

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… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Surprising Things Refugees Lose

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says the world has reached the highest number of refugees and forcibly displaced people in… Read More

  Stories
Kenya Mom Not Fighting Camels For Water Anymore

Mary’s muscles often hurt so badly she couldn’t get out of bed. The culprit? Repeatedly carrying 20-liter jerry cans — 44 pounds of water — from a water point located… Read More

  Stories
How a Healthy Family Has the Power to End Poverty

We all were born into a family. Reflecting on our families can produce the sweetest of memories or drudge up the deepest of hurts. A healthy family… Read More

  Stories
Why FH Believes in Mothers

My mother is the most influential person in my life. She’s my best friend, my confidant and my finest example of a godly woman. Perhaps the same is true for… Read More

  World Poverty
Location IS Everything!

Where I live, location is everything. People pay excessive rent and mortgage to be close to the downtown business district and to be in a specific school district or neighborhood. Read More

  Church
Join the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

Here’s what the World Council of Prayers has to say about the need to end famine. “We are not only called to respond to the needs of our… Read More

  Church
Child Sponsorship: Hunger Sunday is May 7th!

Hunger Sunday is a nation-wide day in partnership with Food for the Hungry to spread awareness about child sponsorship. This coming Sunday, May 7th is a day… Read More

  Disaster Relief
Ugandans, South Sudanese Refugees Partner to Fight Hunger

  Credit: Helen Manson/Tearfund New Zealand When you can’t go to the grocery store, growing food is your only option if you want to eat. In Northern Uganda, refugee… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
Crafts and Desserts: One Girl's Inspiring Plan to Raise Money for the Poor

A young, blonde girl in a pink, long-sleeve shirt sat on her family’s brown, patio couch outside their Oregon home. Her mom held the camera as she looked into it… Read More

  Sponsor Impact
How Deworming Medication Improved One Girl's Life

Imagine wanting an education but not being able to attend school; being hungry but not being able to eat; needing rest, but being in so much pain that you can’t… Read More

  Resources
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… Read More

  Resources
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… Read More

  Uncategorized
Spotlight on Malaria: Can We End it for Good?

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… Read More

  Disaster Relief
No Lost Generation of Syrian Refugee Children

“I love my country, but you get to a point where you know you have to leave.” Recalling the life she left behind in Aleppo, Donia welcomed us… Read More

Written by Christine Koach
Hey There, CHUBBY CHEEKS!

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… Read More

  World Poverty

Surprising Things Refugees Lose

Written by Staff Writer

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) says the world has reached the highest number of refugees and forcibly displaced people in history. As awareness of this global refugee crisis increases, stories of great loss abound. Like Boshra,… Read More

  Disaster Relief

Kenya Mom Not Fighting Camels For Water Anymore

Written by beth

Mary’s muscles often hurt so badly she couldn’t get out of bed. The culprit? Repeatedly carrying 20-liter jerry cans — 44 pounds of water — from a water point located half a mile from home in Bubisa, in northern Kenya. When Food for the Hungry staff… Read More

  Stories
Written by Chellsea Fort
How a Healthy Family Has the Power to End Poverty

We all were born into a family. Reflecting on our families can produce the sweetest of memories or drudge up the deepest of hurts. A healthy family unit plays a vital role in the general well-being and development of all the members. The family unit helps reinforce… Read More

  Stories

Why FH Believes in Mothers

Written by kendra

My mother is the most influential person in my life. She’s my best friend, my confidant and my finest example of a godly woman. Perhaps the same is true for you, or perhaps you are a mother, or perhaps you know an awesome woman who has mothered you and others… Read More

  Stories

Location IS Everything!

Written by Christine Koach

Where I live, location is everything. People pay excessive rent and mortgage to be close to the downtown business district and to be in a specific school district or neighborhood. A recent blog I read directed me to Summa Theologiae, Part III, Question 46, Article 10 by… Read More

  World Poverty
Written by wendy
Join the Global Day of Prayer to End Famine

Here’s what the World Council of Prayers has to say about the need to end famine. “We are not only called to respond to the needs of our sisters and brothers in dire situations in a compassionate, timely and sufficient manner. We are also commanded to see the… Read More

  Church

Child Sponsorship: Hunger Sunday is May 7th!

Written by Sara Chambers

Hunger Sunday is a nation-wide day in partnership with Food for the Hungry to spread awareness about child sponsorship. This coming Sunday, May 7th is a day when churches all over unite to make a difference in the lives of children by inviting their congregation into… Read More

  Church

Ugandans, South Sudanese Refugees Partner to Fight Hunger

Written by beth

  Credit: Helen Manson/Tearfund New Zealand When you can’t go to the grocery store, growing food is your only option if you want to eat. In Northern Uganda, refugee families from South Sudan face this harsh reality daily and have turned to Food for the Hungry for help. Read More

  Disaster Relief
Written by kendra
Crafts and Desserts: One Girl's Inspiring Plan to Raise Money for the Poor

A young, blonde girl in a pink, long-sleeve shirt sat on her family’s brown, patio couch outside their Oregon home. Her mom held the camera as she looked into it and said, “Hi, my name is Kaia; I’m 9 years old, and I want to raise money for Food for… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

How Deworming Medication Improved One Girl's Life

Written by kendra

Imagine wanting an education but not being able to attend school; being hungry but not being able to eat; needing rest, but being in so much pain that you can’t sleep. Imagine all of this caused by one thing. Worms. Though this sounds nightmarish, this was Nadine’s life. By… Read More

  Sponsor Impact

Top Ted Talks About Poverty

Written by Sara Chambers

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
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 sarahr

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

  Uncategorized

No Lost Generation of Syrian Refugee Children

Written by Staff Writer

“I love my country, but you get to a point where you know you have to leave.” Recalling the life she left behind in Aleppo, Donia welcomed us graciously into her home amongst a large informal tented settlement in the Bekaa Valley. Before fleeing to Lebanon five years… Read More

  Disaster Relief