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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
It’s easy to provide school supplies for kids in need in Latin America and the Caribbean! Click www.foodforthepoor.org/backtoschool to shop our Amazon Wish List, and you can choose from among several critically-needed items, such as pencils, backpacks and notebooks. We will deliver the supplies to children in need in the countries we serve. “School supplies […]
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 […]
You can bring Christmas joy to children in the Caribbean and Latin America by donating to our Christmas Toy Drive. It’s easy to give through our Amazon Wish List. Please visit www.foodforthepoor.org/toydrive to shop for toys, including art supplies, soccer balls and teddy bears. We will deliver the toys to children in the countries we […]
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 […]