In a remote area of Guyana where the literacy rate is low and food insecurity is high, the residents of Baramita Village hold onto hope. Food For The Poor donor-supported projects recently implemented in Baramita include the Food Security Project and a new library with a specific focus on supporting the education of children ages […]
Jack Osborne traveled to Jamaica with a Food For The Poor mission group in July. Here, he shares his story. One day during our Mission Trip, while visiting the people of Jamaica, my life was affected dramatically by a very sweet young boy.
One of FFP’s planned giving advisors, Via, traveled to Haiti last year, and she sent back this reflection. When we were kids, food was scarce. With eight hungry mouths to feed my mother struggled to put food on the table — never mind something nutritious. The cupboard was often bare. Breakfast was two pieces of […]
By Victoria Green In October of 2014, after having worked at Food For The Poor for just under three years, Natalie Hurtubise joined FFP’s Projects department as the Project Manager for Guatemala and El Salvador.
On January 13, 40 third grade students from Palm Beach Day Academy in Palm Beach, Florida, visited Food For The Poor’s Coconut Creek headquarters. Four years ago, the school began a partnership with Food For The Poor as a way to teach the students to be globally competent citizens. During their visit, the students met […]
By Michael Turnbell People and organizations around the world will celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women in honor of International Women’s Day on March 8. Food For The Poor will construct a bakery in San Fernando, Honduras, to help struggling women and their families, many of whom live in shacks and […]
Katiana Antoine is a recent graduate of Florida International University. She enjoys writing and volunteering for different causes, and especially loves working with young children and youth. She is looking forward to joining us at our Join The Pack event on June 4. How often do you starve? Sounds a bit silly, but if we “starved” […]
Fr. Tony Palazzolo, a Food For The Poor Speaker, recently returned from leading a Mission trip to Haiti, and he shared his reflections on the experience. This was one of the most memorable Mission experiences for me personally. Why? Because of the dramatic change/improvement we experienced in [the village of] La Fosse from the previous […]
Before they were reunited at an Angels Of Hope orphanage in Guyana, Devine and her sisters had little hope for the future. The girls were physically abused by their parents and often witnessed them using drugs. Forced to care for themselves, Devine’s 5-year-old sister, Destyne, would rummage through trash bins for food to fill her […]
As Ecuador continues to recover from the April earthquake, longtime Food For The Poor partner Hormel Foods is providing essential food assistance. The charity will ship: 16 pallets of SKIPPY® peanut butter. 13 pallets of SPAM® single packages. Seaboard Marine has agreed to ship the relief items at no cost to the charity. Shipments of rice […]