Each day, Food For The Poor Board Member Dr. Lynne Nasrallah contemplates the “Stations of the Cross” – the 14 stations that guide believers through the steps taken by Jesus from his condemnation to his burial and resurrection.
How Food For The Poor is Fighting Poverty: International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
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.
A Loving Legacy: FFTP Partner Donates Toys in Memory of Beloved Employee
By Michael Turnbell Steve Bryant loved kids. That love and his passion for serving others soon will bless thousands of children in the Caribbean and Latin America. A longtime employee of Gleaning For The World, a Food For The Poor partner, Steve was especially fond of the organization’s Teddy Bear Brigade that collects stuffed animals […]
Givers Get Something, Too!
Six-year-old Junior couldn’t have been more thrilled to open a backpack stuffed with folders, notebooks, pencils, Crayola markers and highlighters that came to him and 28 other boys at an Angels Of Hope children’s home in Guyana from more than 2,000 miles away. This past year, employees at Bankers Healthcare Group filled 400 backpacks with […]
Haiti Earthquake: 10-Year Reflection
By Leann Chong, Director, Missions & Travel When people find out about my experience in Haiti 10 years ago, they often describe it as a miracle. I wholeheartedly agree! Our mission group from Lynn University had experienced impactful days in the field, visiting our Canteen where we served meals to hungry families, and playing with […]
FFP in Dominica
By Robby Brumberg Dominica is a jaw-droppingly beautiful place, filled with spectacular beaches, mountains, waterfalls and other protected natural beauty, but nearly a third of all Dominica residents live in poverty. Here are a few more things you might not know about the “Nature Island of the Caribbean.” That cool looking bird on Dominica’s flag […]
Even after many visits to Haiti, Food For The Poor’s Director of Public Relations, Kathy Skipper, is moved to share the experience of her most recent journey of hope. Falling into loving arms, we return to Haiti, embraced by smiles, heat, hugs and the haze of dirt and charcoal fires. We won’t be here long […]
Lessons From My Technology Break
Jodi Santini is from Plain City, Ohio where she lives with her husband and son. They are very active in various ministries at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Boy Scout Troop 90 and the Jonathan Alder Music Boosters. I had the privilege of going on a mission trip to Haiti Dec. 4-8 with Food For The […]
Your Christmas Gifts Deliver Hope to Children
Thank you to all of our donors and partners who helped us bring the joy of Christmas to the children we serve. This past Christmas, many of you shared your love for children and took part in our annual Toy Drive via Amazon Smile. More than 2,400 toys were donated from our Amazon Wish List […]
Hope is Everywhere
By Melanie Bizoe: wife, mom, grandma. Morning Show Co-Host/Promotions Director at 96.9/92.1 Pulse FM South Bend, IN When you get off the plane in Port-au-Prince you are greeted by people eager to work, wanting to provide for their families. You see a Hope like I don’t see here in the States that often. In the […]