FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY: We seek to end all forms of human poverty by going into the hard places and closely walking with the world’s most vulnerable people.

 

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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Despair and Inspiration Collide in the Hard Places

Today I got lost in the deep eyes of a child. A young girl whose stare, both hollow and hopeful, may haunt me, implore me, shame me and inspire me at the same time. I could neither pull my eyes from hers nor could I comprehend the sadness that filled them—like a glassy still pond, […]

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Back to School … But Not Everyone

September is back to school month around the United States for 50.7 million children who are buying backpacks and school supplies for the new year. As the long days of summer fade, you can feel the excitement of a new year and new opportunities as each student steps into the classroom to kick-off the new year. […]

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Overcoming a Whale of a Problem

A new car resuscitated my spiritual life. That’s right, I’m feeling closer to the Lord these days due to an updated media system in my new Hyundai. (I traded in a 14-year-old Honda, so it was quite the upgrade). Riding to work at Food for the Hungry each morning, I now listen to the Daily […]

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How To Teach Your Child About Poverty

Food for the Hungry’s new eBook, Seven Lessons to Teach Your Kids About Serving the Poor by Jeremy Reis, can help you have some fun with the children in your life while giving them important lessons on compassion. It contains seven days of great resources and fun games that Jeremy and his wife invented to […]

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Deworming Medicine Allows Girl to Attend School Again

I was taking a road trip a week ago and noticed a billboard halfway between Phoenix, AZ and Los Angeles, CA that said, “Two or More Absences a Month Make a Child More Likely to Be Held Back.” I’m not sure who paid for the advertisement, but my thought was: “duh!” Growing up in the […]

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