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Inspired and led by our Christian beliefs, we faithfully serve vulnerable people across the globe without regard to race, creed or nationality and without adverse distinction of any kind. We serve without stipulation or expectation and on the basis of need alone. We strive to respect the culture and customs of the people we serve in order to preserve their humanity and dignity. We also proudly adhere to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, which can be found here.
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- 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 of five from Syria, and […]
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- Fighting Hunger with Guinea Pigs
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. Juan was well aware that many keep […]
- 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 or here in the US, it’s hard to be poor. […]
- A Look at Preventing Injustice on World Day for International Justice
July 17 is the World Day for International Justice, an important holiday that celebrates treaty that created the International Criminal Court in 1998. Since that day, representatives from every region of the world have ratified it. (Click here to read more about this holiday from the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization.) Here at Food for […]
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- Education: How You Can Become a Giver of Hope
When my staff said that July 12 was Malala Day, I had to ask, “What’s that?” I immediately knew when I heard the name of Malala Yousafzai. She’s the Pakastani teenager who the Taliban shot in the face for wanting an education. She recovered, moved to another country, and won a Nobel Peace Prize as […]