My son, Alexander, age 4, is having a medical procedure done to repair a tight-tongue. While this is a minor surgery, I’m afraid for him. Even though my little boy will be operated on by a highly-trained doctor in a world-class medical facility, I don’t want to see my son in pain. But my family [...]
I never, ever thought to thank God for a light bulb. But for some students in Food for the Hungry’s Burundi program, a simple solar-powered light fixture is their key to a brighter future. Gerard is a sixth-grader in Mufumya, a small town in Burundi. Sundown comes before 6:30 p.m. on any day of the [...]
If we needed more evidence that we live and work in a broken world, the Boston marathon bombing was a rude reminder. Food for the Hungry (FH) is called to serve the most vulnerable of this world. Doing so by definition takes us into parts of the world where senseless death and destruction are regular occurrences. [...]
In the cross, Jesus gives us something that cannot be stolen by thieves, diminished by oppression or destroyed by natural calamity. As FH cares for impoverished communities, we cannot control the circumstances of hostile nations and groaning creation. However, we can lean completely on the unstoppable message of the cross and power of the Gospel to change lives and communities.
Abdicate – “to renounce or relinquish a throne, right, power, claim, responsibility …” The movie “The King’s Speech” tells the fascinating story of two royal brothers struggling in their ascent to the throne. The usual storyline would involve a fight for the throne with all its intrigues and abuses of power. None of that here. [...]
Foreign aid, though a small portion of the U.S. federal budget, is one of the most cost-effective tools of foreign diplomacy. As I have traveled to see Food for the Hungry projects accomplished through the financial support of the U.S. government, I’ve been inspired to see the signs that proclaim: “From the American people.” Public [...]
Women in developing countries often aren’t thought of as leaders. Food for the Hungry (FH) helps communities reverse that thinking. An example of a woman becoming a leader is Yubo Boru, a 35-year-old mother of four children living in Kenya. Rather than going to school when she was a girl, Yubo would carry as much water as she [...]
She was a frail, young woman who was 22 when I met her. I can’t imagine how her small frame could possibly have given birth at the age of 12. Her story changed me for life.
As we near President Obama’s budget submission, many in the international aid community are concerned about reports that U.S. food aid to the most vulnerable is at risk. Specifically the program called Food for Peace is reported as being cut from the president’s budget. The changes proposed are being called “reforms” however the result is a [...]
Guest Blogger: Chellsea LaBarge is a student at ASU studying Non Profit and Leadership Management. She has spent the past several months learning and contributing to FH as an intern in the Phoenix office. My fishbowl Growing up, my childhood was spent in the small town of Surprise, Arizona. My family moved to the city during [...]
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