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Be Like Tessanne

We are grateful for “The Voice” winner Tessanne Chin, and for people like her who use their platform to promote the needs of others. Folks like Tessanne and celebrity chef Ron Duprat who use their star power for good are making such a huge impact on the lives of people in need. Here’s a video […]

Beekeeping in Jamaica

One of the many ways FFP works to empower (rural and urban) farmers in Jamaica is through beekeeping. In addition to the benefit beekeepers receive from managing hives and producing honey, the projects are great for the bees themselves. With the alarming trend of bee populations being decimated around the world, healthy beekeeping projects are all […]

Unsafe shelter

Can you imagine living in a slanted, rotting pieced-together shack, where roaches, rats, lizards and flies could come and go as they please? That’s the reality for this family in Jamaica.  

Building hope in Jamaica

Since 2001,  Craig Ruppert and Chris Davitt — along with a tremendous amount of faithful family and friends — have partnered with Food For The Poor to build four schools, 165 housing units, and a home for the elderly. They’ve also made possible a sustainable fishing village project and two clean water initiatives. A couple months […]

The Roman Catholic Notre Dame Cathedral in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, lies in ruins following  the 2010 earthquake.

‘Beloved Haiti,’ a poem of love and hope

On the third anniversary of the earthquake that crumbled homes and hopes in Haiti, we’d like to share a poem of remembrance and commitment written by Angel Aloma, executive director of Food For The Poor. One of the more powerful lines in his poem, titled “Beloved Haiti,” is this: “Oh Haiti, land enslaved by misery. […]

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A Beautiful Gift for a Jamaican High School

Please take a few minutes to be inspired, encouraged and uplifted by this fantastic video produced by FFP Videographer extraordinaire, Mr. Ian Wood. The video documents how U.S. companies like Contrax and the Institution Recycling Network are working with Food For The Poor to help transform a high school in Jamaica.  

Honduras

Dreaming of a Brighter Future

His name is Miguel and he is 7. We met him on a research trip to Honduras, where a writer, photographer and project manager team were gathering stories to share with our donors. Miguel lives with his family in the town of San Lorenzo, in the barrio of Altos del Sur, a community of 300 […]