14 NEW Items in This Year’s Gift Catalog

Have you ever wondered how we decide what new items to add to the Gift Catalog? Well, every year we gather together our leadership from all 20+ countries where we work, and ask them to make a “wish list.” To compile the wish list, our field staff ask communities what they want. They think about what […]
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Photo Essay: Dinner Tables from Around the World

Around the world, families come together for meals at the dinner table. Maybe your family has dinner together every night. Or maybe you gather with your greater family once a week for Sunday night dinners. Whatever your routine is, it’s likely that you have some good memories of being together at the dinner table. Your […]
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What People in FH Programs Are Grateful For

We’re rapidly approaching the Thanksgiving season of gratefulness, and despite how hard 2020 has been, there’s much to be grateful for. The people Food for the Hungry (FH) serves worldwide frequently share what they’re grateful for as well, so we are bringing you some of their stories here. Simbo Gudina’s Mother from Ethiopia is grateful […]
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30 Days of Thanks

We’ve all been through a lot this year. Challenges in our career, homes, schooling, and health have been at the center of this past year. But even as these challenges arise, we still have SO much to be thankful for. Take a moment to think about something you are thankful for —right now—what comes to mind? […]
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Tube Well Provides Water…and a Healthier Life

At first glance, the coastal region of Taltoli, Bangladesh doesn’t seem like a place where it would be hard to find a well and sufficient water. Shallow ponds and pools of groundwater water surround the area, which is home to the largest mangrove forest in the world. In a humble fishing village here, situated near […]
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A Goodnight Prayer for You and Your Kids

I’m sure most of us have recited, if not memorized the “Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep” prayer and may even be reciting it in your head at this very moment. Why does it get stuck in your mind so easily? There’s a chance that your parents prayed the prayer with you as children, […]
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Amalia’s Story Update: New Mother Reflects on the Impact of Child Sponsorship

The Impact of Child Sponsorship: From Sponsored Child to Staff to New Mother When FH staff member Amalia was a little girl living with her family in Guatemala, she remembers how “friends” would visit her class at school, bringing stickers, playing games, and singing songs of hope and joy. Her teachers would instruct the class: […]
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Raising Kids Who Care: Fun Activity for Kids

In this season of spending lots of time at home, we are all on the lookout for a fun activity for kids. And even more importantly, we’re trying to raise kids who care, who are thoughtful, kind and loving. Raelyn, a mother of three girls living near Detroit, Michigan, had a wonderful idea of how […]
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The World Food Programme: A Timely Nobel Award

As a longstanding friend and partner, Food for the Hungry (FH) commends the United Nations’ World Food Programme (WFP) on their prestigious and distinctive 2020 Nobel Peace Prize award.  On October 9, 2020, the Nobel Committee recognized the WFP for their leadership in combating global hunger, which contributes to conditions that promote peace.   This is […]
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Why our name is “Food for the Hungry”

When I say our name, Food for the Hungry, in conversation with new friends, I often hear the response, “Oh, so you’re a food bank or you distribute food.” Which is a pretty good guess. However, if you’ve been with us for awhile, you know our organization’s mission is ending poverty, together. Poverty is complex. […]
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