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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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- 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 thought about how lucky we […]
- 3 Heartbreaking Stories That Have Changed My Life
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 dignity and hope. But, as […]
- Prayers of Lay Humanitarian Heroes in Lebanon
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 and Social Development (LSESD), brought […]
- Voices From the field: South Sudan Refugees Tell Their Story
The complexities of the South Sudan refugee crisis are myriad. Merely crossing the border, leaving the war behind, doesn’t end the nightmare. Food for the Hungry is walking alongside refugees and host families in Northern Uganda who are part of the living hell of the world’s worst refugee situation since World War II. This story […]
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- 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 but still faced new hardships. They couldn’t […]
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