By Hannah Griffith, a young parishioner from the Church of the Nativity in Burke, VA, who recently returned from a mission trip to Haiti with Food For The Poor. Often times we think of communication and connection going hand-in-hand, but what happens when communication is limited? Many of us wondered how we would share the […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
At Food For The Poor, we’re blessed to have dedicated and loving board members like Dr. Lynne Nasrallah. This educator has served on our board for nine years and often travels with us. She also chairs the Orlando “A Celebration of Hope” gala, which builds homes for destitute families in remote areas of Haiti. She […]
A trip to Jamaica with loving donors and retirees inspires Food For The Poor’s Director of Public Relations, Kathy Skipper. What does retirement look like to you? Is it a permanent vacation, a part-time job, volunteer work? I’m 60 now and I think a lot about how retirement might shape up for my husband and […]
By Victoria Green In October of 2014, after having worked at Food For The Poor for just under three years, Natalie Hurtubise joined FFP’s Projects department as the Project Manager for Guatemala and El Salvador.
Anitra Parmele, an on-air fundraiser in Food for the Poor’s Media Department, has seen how two donors’ creativity and generosity touches the children Food For The Poor serves. From adults to toddlers, the brightly colored dolls with the engaging grins invariably elicit a consistent response. Like so many, Alice Marino, Director of Media Marketing, was […]
Amber Noe is the coordinator of Food For The Poor’s peer-to-peer fundraising program, Champions for the Poor. She recently traveled to Haiti for the first time, and was kind enough to share some of her experiences with us.
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 […]