During National Hispanic Heritage Month, Food For The Poor is proud to spotlight team members of Hispanic descent who share our mission to help impoverished people in the Caribbean and Latin America. Love and Marriage Brought Her From Guatemala to Florida and FFTP For Maricarmen Anguiano Jacobs, working at Food For The Poor (FFTP) is […]
During National Hispanic Heritage Month, we celebrate the rich history, culture, and contributions of Hispanic and Latino communities in the United States. This annual observance from September 15 through October 15, serves as an opportunity to recognize the significant strides made by individuals and organizations, both locally and globally, to uplift and empower communities in […]
In today’s world of immense economic, social and environmental challenges, addressing the concerns and various dimensions of poverty is no easy task. As one of the largest relief and development organizations in the world, Food For The Poor is committed to transforming lives by providing those living in extreme poverty an opportunity to forge a […]
The concept of sustainable development is not new. It emerged in the 1980s as a solution to the challenge of meeting the material needs of today’s global population while maintaining the quality of the environment for following generations. Beyond protecting the environment, sustainable development focuses on empowering impoverished people and communities and helping them to […]
Providing access to treated water prevents illnesses. Drinking and cooking with water that is full of bacteria exposes children and families to stomach issues, diarrhea and other waterborne illnesses. Children under age 5 are especially vulnerable to waterborne illnesses – diarrhea can lead to dehydration, which can cause a child to become extremely ill. 161 […]
The infographic below covers several reasons why access to water is important for building sustainable communities. Food For The Poor supports the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal #6: ensuring water access and sanitation for all. The goal is to work with communities to produce improved and safely managed water sources. Women and children are most […]
Over the last month, Food For The Poor has taken great pride in acknowledging National Hispanic Heritage Month with articles about developments in the Hispanic countries where the charity works and with social media posts featuring FFTP team members of Hispanic descent and their passion for service.
For 40 years, friends like you have stood alongside us to help poor children and families weather any storm — no matter how devastating. Your faith in God and the kindness of people like you has never wavered. That’s why we’re reaching out to our most steadfast friends, to help families in urgent need suffering […]
Jesus taught a valuable lesson about sharing when He performed the miracle of feeding 5,000 people. You can share your blessings and Christ’s compassion by feeding families, educating children, turning shacks into homes, and providing clean water. The Food For The Poor Spring Catalog offers products from fruit trees to schools that will change lives […]
When you hear about poverty statistics, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed.