Here at Food For The Poor, we are grateful for every single person who has made caring for the poor a priority. Every person who faithfully prays, gives, volunteers and helps spread the word plays a critical role in our ongoing work to uplift our brothers and sisters in need. Thank you for all that […]
By Michael Turnbell It was a day Nelcia Laventure has dreamed about since she was a child, living in Food For The Poor’s Maison d’Amour orphanage in Haiti. She wanted to meet the man behind the charity that has impacted so many lives in her native country. Nelcia, who was severely injured in the 2010 […]
On the way in to work last week, I heard a piece on the radio about the high cost of electricity in Jamaica, and the difficulty this causes for the island’s poor (and even the not so poor).
When Father William Beers speaks on Sunday, in a different church each week, he doesn’t use prepared remarks.
Throughout the Caribbean and Latin America (and here in sunny South Florida), you will find world class athletes in many sports like soccer, baseball, cricket, swimming, track & field and many others. If there’s a sport that’s played in warm weather, chances are people in our part of the world excel at it. But “cold […]
Thank you to all of our donors and partners who helped us bring the joy of Christmas to the children we serve. Recently children in Jamaica and Haiti received stuffed animals and toys donated by Food For The Poor donors and partners. More toys will be delivered on Christmas to the children we serve in […]
Food For The Poor donor and Join The Pack team captain Julie Steere shares her experience of our recent meal packing event. Nearly 300 starving children in Haiti will receive food every day for a year from Food For The Poor, thanks to volunteers who packed 101,088 lifesaving meals during the charity’s first Join The […]
Our manager of Angels of Hope has met and bonded with hundreds of children who live in the 117 orphanages that Food For The Poor supports. For Tricia, each child is dear to her. This is a story of one child who captured Tricia’s heart and lives up to her name Reina, which means queen […]
Here in South Florida we are in the midst of our rainy season. It rains just about every day this time of year. It’s not so bad, so long as you have
We are grateful for “The Voice” winner Tessanne Chin, and for people like her who use their platform to promote the needs of others. Folks like Tessanne and celebrity chef Ron Duprat who use their star power for good are making such a huge impact on the lives of people in need. Here’s a video […]