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).
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 […]
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 […]
By Paul Jacobs As a member of Food For The Poor’s radio team, Paul visits remote and rural parts of the countries Food For The Poor serves. Today, he shares a story about a mother he met in Guatemala.
On January 16, 2014, Rosemarie Smith helped build a purple house in Jamaica. She worked alongside family, old friends and new ones, to build the house on the one-year anniversary of her son Kyle Good’s death, in his memory. Then, in a moving ceremony, she handed over the keys to the home to its new […]
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.