Lighting the Way to Education for Children

Lighting the Way to Education for Children Lighting is essential to allow students to study. But what happens when no electricity is available to children? In many communities where Food for the Hungry (FH) works in Kenya, the homes have no connection to electricity. Children often must help parents in their work and household tasks […]
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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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How Handwashing Stations Kept Mothers and Babies in Kenya Healthy in 2020

Keeping Communities Healthy in 2020 In 2020, Food for the Hungry (FH) staff, supporters, and communities around the world quickly and nimbly adapted our programs. FH worked at global, country, and local levels to effectively respond to the challenges of COVID-19. The core of FH’s mission has always been responding where needed most. FH’s supporters […]
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Celebrating the Impact of FH’s Partnerships in 2020

Partnerships that Sustain Impact for the Long-Term At Food for the Hungry (FH), we know that we cannot accomplish our mission of ending all forms of human poverty without the help of our generous supporters. Working together, FH and our partners grow resilience in the communities we serve. And we are so grateful for these […]
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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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How You’re Helping FH Share the Gospel

Your support of FH helps share the Gospel with children and families in the communities we serve. At FH, we believe the Gospel is best shared through our actions. It is through caring for and meeting the greatest needs of people in poverty that we have the opportunity to share God’s word. We also recognize […]
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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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What is the Meaning of “All Things Work Together for Our Good?”

How long could you go without a source of income? If you didn’t have a paying job for a few months or even a year, would you still be able to trust that God was working everything together for your good? When Larry Ward founded Food for the Hungry (FH) at the age of 45, […]
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