April 17: I am in love with the people of Haiti. They have stolen my heart. I feel so loved: The children just smother you with kisses and hugs. They also love stroking your hair. I am truly moved. Just To recap: We visited schools today, the feeding centers, our warehouse and the mountainside […]
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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 […]
Survivor Story: Leann Chong
Please take a few moments to be inspired and blessed by the incredible story of Food For The Poor’s Missions and Travel Director, Leann Chong. Leann was in the Hotel Montana in Port-au-Prince when the 2010 earthquake hit, and spent agonizing hours buried beneath the rubble before a dramatic, miraculous rescue. This is the account […]
Take a Mission Trip: Step into God’s Comfort Zone!
“Leann Chong is Food For The Poor’s Missions & Travel Director. She does an awesome job of leading teams and connecting FFP supporters to the real people and places they are serving. Please enjoy this short reflection she wrote about the impact you can make through the gift of presence.” The motto of Food For […]