An Ambitious Urban Farming Program Aims to Tackle Hunger. Residents Aren’t Sure They Buy In.

Rachael Fox moved to the McGinley Square neighborhood of Jersey City seven years ago after being priced out of New York City. She has Lyme disease, which limits her ability to work, so she is entirely reliant on SNAP (which amounts to less than $200 per month) and disability benefits for her income. Last year, Read more…

Four Global Issues to Pray for in 2021

As Food for the Hungry (FH) continues our commitment to seek an end to all forms of human poverty, our work is also shaped by the global trends that deeply affect the most vulnerable people in the world. These cross-cutting issues, from gender to climate change, impact every part of our work in a variety […]
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Lessons from civil society resilience as we face COVID-19

“Adapt, Improvise, Overcome – the human spirit will always survive” These are the words of advice a colleague who worked in Ebola affected areas sent to me at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. I expected something much more technical and practical. He is right of course. At a certain point, it’s the spirit and Read more…