Mesi, Haiti

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 […]

Haiti Love

Even after many visits to Haiti, Food For The Poor’s Director of Public Relations, Kathy Skipper, is moved to share the experience of her most recent journey of hope. Falling into loving arms, we return to Haiti, embraced by smiles, heat, hugs and the haze of dirt and charcoal fires. We won’t be here long […]

Growing Up Daysi

Daysi was so severely malnourished she could barely stand by herself and was so sick she couldn’t eat. Her family lived in Honduras beneath a canopy of trees deep in a mountainside forest, surrounded by a coffee plantation. Her family barely earned $10 a week, so there was rarely enough food. A stray pig had […]

Guerdy’s Story

FOND ROUGE DAHERE, HAITI By:  Debi Springer Deep in the heart of a mountain region in southwest Haiti a group of women, children and men survived the devastation of Hurricane Matthew. They live quietly, supporting each other by giving and sharing whatever they have. When someone finds food, the entire community partakes. At night, they […]