FOOD FOR THE HUNGRY: We seek to end all forms of human poverty by going into the hard places and closely walking with the world’s most vulnerable people.

 

Inspired and led by our Christian beliefs, we faithfully serve vulnerable people across the globe without regard to race, creed or nationality and without adverse distinction of any kind. We serve without stipulation or expectation and on the basis of need alone. We strive to respect the culture and customs of the people we serve in order to preserve their humanity and dignity. We also proudly adhere to the Red Cross Code of Conduct, which can be found here.

 

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How Humanitarian Workers Change Lives

On this World Humanitarian Day, we say thank you to the people who end poverty worldwide. Over 98% of Food for the Hungry’s worldwide humanitarian workers serve within their own country. The vast majority of our workers aren’t North Americans living overseas. Instead, Guatemalans help Guatemalans, and Ethiopians serve Ethiopians. FH’s humanitarian workers often labor in places far from […]

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We Pursue Beauty: This Could be the Best Part of Your Day

If you’re anything like me, getting on the internet and especially social media can feel like walking into a field of land mines. Between fake news, disparaging debate, and sad stories from around the globe, there’s a lot about social media that causes me anxiety. Some people suffer so badly that they even experience social […]

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How You Can Help Create Safe Places On International Youth Day

Sacred Places and Safe Spaces My favorite writer-philosopher-activist, Wendell Berry, once put in a poem, There are no unsacred places; there are only sacred places and desecrated places. That is to say, there are no meaningless spaces. There are places that are as they should be. And there are places that are profoundly not as […]

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3 Ways FH is Reconciling Relationships Between Indigenous Groups

August 9 is International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. This day recognizes indigenous populations as some of the world’s most disadvantaged and vulnerable people. Although there is no official definition for indigenous peoples, they can include native peoples, ethnic tribes, and clans. They tend to have a marked culture, language, and way of life that sets them […]

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How You Can Help a Family — For Peanuts

Cecilia Akwero is eating every day, and you could say the cost of vanquishing her family’s hunger was peanuts. Literally. Cecilia, a widow, is one of millions of South Sudanese refugees who escaped to Uganda.  In happier times, she lived with her husband, her two children, and one grandchild in South Sudan. She and her husband bought food crops […]

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