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My Journey to Guyana, Land of Many Waters

Leann Chong, our Director of Missions & Travel, is excited to lead our first group mission trip to Guyana from March 6-11, 2017. On my first trip to Guyana, the “Land of Many Waters,” I followed the advice I give to all mission trip participants: travel without any expectations, but go with an open heart […]

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A Journey Home to Haiti – Part Two

Cassandra Celestin, a Special Events Coordinator at Food For The Poor, shares her experience upon returning to her home country of Haiti for the first time in nearly 16 years. Yesterday, we shared part one of Cassandra’s Journey Home to Haiti. Finally I understood why those who leave the provinces to come to Port-au-Prince often say in […]

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A Journey Home to Haiti – Part One

Cassandra Celestin, a Special Events Coordinator at Food For The Poor, shares her experience upon returning to her home country of Haiti for the first time in nearly 16 years.  Summer of 1999 was the most exhilarating and fun summer of my childhood. I had traveled to the United States to spend a few weeks […]

Food For The Poor Public Relations Associate Michael Turnbell traveled to Haiti for the first time in August and visited with the children of Alpha Village. (Photo/ Food For The Poor)

Hope in Haiti

By Michael Turnbell   In Haiti, little things make a huge impact. The joy of a child seeing his or herself in a picture for the first time. A new soccer ball. A piece of candy. New shoes or a beautiful handmade dress with a matching doll. Most of the time, just the gift of […]

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Mission Trip to Haiti: Gathered Up by Their Love and Joy

Fr. Tony Palazzolo, a Food For The Poor Speaker, recently returned from leading a Mission trip to Haiti, and he shared his reflections on the experience. This was one of the most memorable Mission experiences for me personally. Why? Because of the dramatic change/improvement we experienced in [the village of] La Fosse from the previous […]

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Join The Pack to Help Starving Children in Haiti

Katiana Antoine is a recent graduate of Florida International University. She enjoys writing and volunteering for different causes, and especially loves working with young children and youth. She is looking forward to joining us at our Join The Pack event on June 4. How often do you starve? Sounds a bit silly, but if we “starved” […]