Since 2001, a group of compassionate Illinoisans have been partnering with Food For The Poor to provide life’s essentials for the poor of Haiti. “Hope for Haitians” has established nine village building projects (with a total of 365 new homes), and a whole lot more to help people in need. They’ve also provided: Clean water […]
On January 13, 40 third grade students from Palm Beach Day Academy in Palm Beach, Florida, visited Food For The Poor’s Coconut Creek headquarters. Four years ago, the school began a partnership with Food For The Poor as a way to teach the students to be globally competent citizens. During their visit, the students met […]
By Amber Noe Nearly all the opportunities life has presented me are thanks, in large part, to the blessings of receiving a solid education. Yet, for so many, those opportunities are left unrealized; unfulfilled. Alas, how can a child have hope of putting pencil to paper, if he doesn’t know when he’ll be putting food […]
Thank you for voting in this year’s Angels Of Hope drawing contest. We’re pleased to introduce this year’s winners. Kids 1st Place Cristofer is an athletic, affectionate and helpful boy who enjoys playing the guitar. In his free time he also likes to draw and play sports with his friends. His favorite subjects […]
In developing countries, parents often cannot afford school supplies for their children, but through our new Amazon Wish List you can help! Please visit www.foodforthepoor.org/backtoschool to shop for the school supplies that are needed by students in the countries we serve. You can choose from among several essential items, such as pencils, backpacks and notebooks. […]
Thanks to generous Food For The Poor donors, an isolated community in Guatemala that once relied on a chicken coop as a school will soon be getting the real thing. FFP Development Advisor Lisa Thompson shares the story of El Tabacal, now with a new school under construction: El Tabacal, located at 1,139 feet above […]
Haiti is pretty hard to describe with words. Conveying a country’s worth of hope, suffering, hunger, degradation, chaos, resilience, massive dysfunction and tremendous beauty is no easy task. So let’s just talk about some things we saw on our most recent trip to this fascinating place. 1. We met a family living in a row […]
Rome wasn’t built in a day, but only because the city didn’t have Helping Hands Jamaica Foundation and Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment on the construction site.