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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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…