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  Devotions
For Spiritual Development, Ask Hard Questions

Success in any context requires overcoming obstacles. In our work life or in our spiritual life, to achieve or accomplish anything significant means doing hard things. Doing hard things means… Read More

  Featured
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… Read More

  Church
One Sunday to Change the World Through Sponsorship

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… Read More

  Featured
How God Is Present in Poor Communities

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… Read More

  Disaster Relief
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… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Values-Driven Relief and Development

Much has been said over the last four or so decades about why organizations should be values-driven and how to recognize one that is. If you’ve ever flown with Southwest Airlines,… Read More

  Disaster Relief
How Families like Yours are Creating Hope for the Future in Bangladesh

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,… Read More

  Disaster Relief
My Family Is Displaced, But We're Safe

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… Read More

  World Poverty
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… Read More

  Stories
Empowering Parents to Care for Children with Disabilities

Meet Wilmel I want you to meet Wilmel. He lives in the Dominican Republic, in a community where Food for the Hungry (FH) works. Read More

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

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… Read More

  Stories
6 Ways to Pray Leading up to MLK Jr. Day

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… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Corporate Heartbeat: Where Passion Meets Efficiency

I recently attended a meeting of the Food for the Hungry leadership in Africa. We talked about the corporate heartbeat that we recently articulated. I was thrilled at the level… Read More

  Church
How One Church Experiences the Joy of Giving

Looking for a focus for your church’s Lent, summer, or other seasonal series? Stanwood Foursquare Church in Stanwood, Washington has found a unique way to center their holidays. Read More

  Stories
Water: I Saw A Story of Change in the Dominican Republic

What is new, blue, and changing the lives of thousands of people in a community in the Dominican Republic? Water.   A tiny… Read More

Written by Ed Hatch
For Spiritual Development, Ask Hard Questions

Success in any context requires overcoming obstacles. In our work life or in our spiritual life, to achieve or accomplish anything significant means doing hard things. Doing hard things means asking hard questions. The struggle is part of the transformation. This is as true for organizations as it is for… Read More

  Devotions

How Burundi Communities Graduated from Extreme Poverty

Written by Mike Meyers

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
Written by Carrie Woodward
How God Is Present in Poor Communities

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

Saving South Sudan from Collapse

Written by Beth Allen

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

Values-Driven Relief and Development

Written by Gary Edmonds

Much has been said over the last four or so decades about why organizations should be values-driven and how to recognize one that is. If you’ve ever flown with Southwest Airlines, you know from the first public announcement that one of the organization’s guiding values is fun. That’s because Southwest is… Read More

  From Our Leadership
Written by Kendra Szabo
How Families like Yours are Creating Hope for the Future in Bangladesh

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

Are We Raising Kids Who Care for the Poor?

Written by Sarah Rutledge

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
Written by Carrie Woodward
Empowering Parents to Care for Children with Disabilities

Meet Wilmel I want you to meet Wilmel. He lives in the Dominican Republic, in a community where Food for the Hungry (FH) works. And like most little boys his age, Wilmel is a ball of energy and contagious joy. His bright smile changes… Read More

  Stories

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 Mike Meyers
Corporate Heartbeat: Where Passion Meets Efficiency

I recently attended a meeting of the Food for the Hungry leadership in Africa. We talked about the corporate heartbeat that we recently articulated. I was thrilled at the level of understanding and passion invoked by this new guiding statement. The following video explains it. The Heartbeat of FH… Read More

  From Our Leadership

How One Church Experiences the Joy of Giving

Written by Wendy McMahan

Looking for a focus for your church’s Lent, summer, or other seasonal series? Stanwood Foursquare Church in Stanwood, Washington has found a unique way to center their holidays. They use the Food for the Hungry (FH) gift catalog as an opportunity for their church… Read More

  Church

Water: I Saw A Story of Change in the Dominican Republic

Written by Carrie Woodward

What is new, blue, and changing the lives of thousands of people in a community in the Dominican Republic? Water.   A tiny building on the side of a dirt road in a place called Camarón.   I learned all… Read More

  Stories