A Wedding Surprise Highlights Her Incredible Sponsorship Story

For an unsuspecting family in Colombia celebrating a wedding rehearsal dinner, a single word was powerful enough to bring every member to tears: “Sorpresa!“ Wondering what the surprise could be, the family turned to see the last person they could have expected: the Compassion sponsor of the groom, Mateo. For eight months, sponsor Kristen had Read more…

Child Sponsorship Leads to Team Generosity

The first step in team generosity: Joy Graeff picked up a brochure on Food for the Hungry (FH) at a concert. The event featured Toby Mac, one of many valued FH artist partners. Joy, who is a math teacher at Hershey Middle School in Pennsylvania, quickly made a choice to become a child sponsor. “He […]
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A Path to the Future: Hope for a Family of 8

Life seemed hopeless to 13-year-old Yoan, with no clear path to the future, until Food for the Hungry’s local Child Sponsorship staff stepped in to help. Yoan lives in Tarapaca, Bolivia, part of El Alto de La Paz, a sprawling city born out of  years of rural-to-urban migration. His father, Reddy, is 46. In addition […]
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Through Child Sponsorship, this Craftsman Helps A Community

Bruce Jackson’s hobby is woodturning, but his passion is child sponsorship. “I wouldn’t say I’m a woodworker. I’m a woodturner, and I’m pretty good at that – but I’m not a salesman,” explains the craftsman who lives in Hillsborough, Oregon, west of Portland. “So I have bowls and plates and other wood creations all over […]
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Through Child Sponsorship, this Craftsman Helps A Community

Bruce Jackson’s hobby is woodturning, but his passion is child sponsorship. “I wouldn’t say I’m a woodworker. I’m a woodturner, and I’m pretty good at that – but I’m not a salesman,” explains the craftsman who lives in Hillsborough, Oregon, west of Portland. “So I have bowls and plates and other wood creations all over […]
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Many FH Staff Members also Have a Sponsor Story

Today’s Child Sponsor Story comes from one of our own staff members, Stephani Liggins. Stephani’s Sponsor Story “I am an FH employee working in the department that focuses primarily on Child Sponsorship,” explains Stephani. In that role, she helps find sponsors for children at special events, like concerts. “As the Acquisition Support Specialist, I monitor […]
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How Your FH Gift Catalog Purchases Matter

Each year, we create the Food for the Hungry Gift Catalog. But this is not your typical catalog! These gifts allow individuals and families living in some of the most challenging places in the world work toward a better life. Last year, many sponsors and donors–people just like you–purchased items like chickens, deworming medication, dignity kits, […]
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