It’s a difficult task to properly encapsulate the scope of all that Food For The Poor does on a daily basis. There are a lot of moving parts in a lot of different places. With that in mind we made a map that we hope serves as a helpful representation of how much your generosity […]
If you ever feel hopeless about the scope of poverty, or skeptical about the impact you can make in our world, take a look at what Food For The Poor donors are doing to help to transform the community of Fort Royal, Haiti. Fifty solid concrete homes (each equipped with a personal pit latrine and […]
On Tuesday, April 17, a group of 10 Food For The Poor staff members traveled to Haiti to get updates on various projects the charity has underway to improve the lives of the hungry, homeless and thirsty. Lyndsay Mendez and Michael Chin Quee of FFP’s Donor Relations team report from the field: Lyndsay Mendez: What […]
By Michael Chin Quee Food For The Poor missionaries witness children of Grand Boulage, Haiti, collect unfiltered water from a muddy stream. After filling their buckets, the children must navigate a precarious path up the mountain to get home. The watering hole is the site of a future FFP water project built to ensure the […]
In El Salvador, one of the biggest issues in regards to water is NOT the lack of it. Land vulnerability is high due to a heavy rainy season and flooding. All throughout the mountains, communities are surrounded by rivers and natural water springs. The problem is that these sources are not protected or properly maintained. […]
As the numbers roll in from our colleagues and partners throughout the Caribbean and Latin America, we wanted to present a slice of what your support helped to accomplish in 2012. While facts and figures tend to make people’s eyes glaze over, keep in mind that these numbers represent how you helped to absolutely transform […]
It’s a beautiful thing to see people working together, using their unique talents, gifts and resources in an effort to help people in need. That’s exactly what our good friends at Scrap Girls are doing.
Jesus taught a valuable lesson about sharing when He performed the miracle of feeding 5,000 people. You can share your blessings and Christ’s compassion by feeding families, educating children, turning shacks into homes, and providing clean water. The Food For The Poor Spring Catalog offers products from fruit trees to schools that will change lives […]
By Roberta S. Weddings are an amazing time for loved ones to get together and celebrate love and life. In the spirit of celebrating life, love and generosity, some brides and grooms are using their big day as an opportunity to help people in need. Many couples tying the knot these days already have plenty of kitchen […]
When you hear about poverty statistics, it’s understandable to feel overwhelmed.