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Work hard, do your schoolwork, chase your dreams

Blog post by FH blogger Allison Vesterfelt After a full day of travel, Darrell and I arrived safely last night to our accommodations in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. We’re traveling this week with an organization we love called Food for the Hungry and are really excited to witness first hand what they’re doing in the communities […]

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Meeting my sponsored child in Guatemala

Today was a special day. When I woke up, I knew I was going to meet our (my wife and I) sponsored child, Denis! Even in that thought, it was about me. I’m going to meet our sponsored child. Once the day started in Seoguis, Guatemala, I began to realize this day was going to […]

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Child Sponsorship Saves Girl’s Life

“Sometimes I think, ‘What if Food for the Hungry (FH) didn’t come in time? Maybe Maritza wouldn’t have lived.’ She was so small.” – Tomasa, 22-year-old mother It’s so easy to look at  a statistic, and think, “Nothing can be done about that.” When I heard that a community FH works in, Seoguis, Guatemala, had […]

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Follow the Twitter hashtag #fhbloggers and chat with the bloggers LIVE in Guatemala!

As you already know, we’re currently hosting our 3rd #FHbloggers trip! Not only will the bloggers be writing in real-time during and after the trip, but they’ll also be hosting a LIVE twitter chat tonight while they are in Guatemala. There will be local hand-crafted prizes given out every fifteen minutes for those that participate […]

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#FHbloggers share stories after their second day in Guatemala!

The FH bloggers have now been in Guatemala for a couple of days and have so much to share with us already! After a long travel day they experienced the new sights and sounds of the beautiful country of Guatemala and woke up the next day to spend time in FH communities. Here are some […]

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Guatemalan girl Food for the Hungry

August FH Blogger trip and Guatemala’s beautiful fabric

On August 4, five American bloggers will arrive in Guatemala to see, hear and report first-hand about Food for the Hungry’s (FH) partnerships in the Alta Verapaz region. Learn the “who, what, when, where” of it all here. As I envision their entry into these communities, I can’t help but flash back to my own […]

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Devotional Day 17: Answer God’s Call (#fhbloggers)

And David said, “What have I done now? Was it not but a word?” - 1 Samuel 17:29 (ESV) Even four thousand years ago, little brothers proved to be irritating. That is exactly what Eliab, David’s oldest brother, would have told you. There Eliab was in the midst of the army of Israel, facing the ridicule […]

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Devotional Day 16: Taking the Sabbath (#fhbloggers)

But Ruth said, “Do not urge me to leave you or to return from following you. For where you go I will go, and where you lodge I will lodge. Your people shall be my people, and your God my God.” - Ruth 1:16 (ESV) We considered the importance of the relationship between Ruth and Naomi on […]

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Devotional Day 15: Follow By Faith (#fhbloggers)

Noah did this; he did all that God commanded him. – Genesis 6:22 (ESV) What a lot of questions Noah could have had! First of all, he could have wondered, “Why me?” Then, he could have asked, “What’s a flood?” He could have even wondered who was going to clean up after all those critters. […]

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Devotional Day 14: He’s Looking for a Few Good Men, and I’m One of Them (#fhbloggers)

And he said to him, “Please, Lord, how can I save Israel? Behold, my clan is the weakest in Manasseh, and I am the least in my father’s house.” – Judges 6:15 (ESV) On the surface, Gideon appears to be one of the least likely superheroes in the entire Bible. The circumstances in which he found himself […]

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