Food for the Hungry

Procrastinator’s Gift Guide that Gives Back (no gift-wrapping required)

December 20, 2014
Gifts that Give Back - Procrastinator's Edition

Oh hey, it’s only a few days until Christmas. Are you finished shopping yet? Or are you a procrastinator like me? Instead of fighting the crowds at the mall or paying through the teeth for overnight shipping, how about giving one of these gifts that give back? You don’t even have to wrap them (just […]

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How to Feed the World

October 16, 2013
World Food Day - Food for the Hungry

Today is World Food Day.  A day to not only open our eyes to the issue of chronic hunger, but a day to take a stand against it. I can’t feed the world. But I can feed Chereka. I can’t feed the world. But I can feed Reymart. I can’t feed the world. But I […]

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Inspiration from Guatemala and the #fhbloggers

August 7, 2013
#fhbloggers in Guatemala

The Food for the Hungry bloggers are in Guatemala this week, and I have been soaking up every post.  Maybe it’s because I’ve seen firsthand the way communities are transformed through child sponsorship, or maybe it’s because this crew is so dang talented.  In any case, here are a few of my favorites so far… […]

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Teacher Gifts that Give Back

April 24, 2013
Teacher Gifts that Give Back via

As the end of the school year approaches, our attention turns towards teacher gifts.  Browse Pinterest and you’ll find all kinds of creative ideas.  But if you want to give something that really stands out, give a gift that gives back.  (Plus, your kid’s teacher probably has one of those crayon monograms by now.) Here […]

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The personal benefits of child sponsorship

March 12, 2013
The benefits of Sponsoring a child through Food for the Hungry

I always knew it would be rewarding to sponsor children.  I mean, how can it not be?  Through Food for the Hungry, we are helping Chereka (Ethiopia) and Reymart (Philippines) go to school, stay with their families, get medical care, the list goes on and on.  But what I didn’t realize was just how much […]

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Chat with the FH Bloggers in Bangladesh (and win some beautiful prizes)

January 28, 2013
Meeting Chereka

Remember that time I went to Ethiopia and met my sponsor child Chereka? Gosh I love her. Another group of Food for the Hungry bloggers is now in Bangladesh, and they are meeting their sponsor children today.  I’m so jealous excited for them and can’t wait to hear about their experiences.  That’s why I’m hopping […]

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We are the same

January 10, 2013

The flu hit Joe and Leila pretty hard this week.  The toughest part of the day has been when it’s time for them to fall asleep.  Between the aching, coughing and sniffling, they just can’t seem to get comfortable.  I’ve been lying down next to Leila to help her calm down and fall asleep.  Yesterday […]

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Thankful Thursdays: Week 30 – A Sweet Reunion

August 2, 2012
Todays Letter's & Inspired RD - Together Again

The day we got to meet our sponsored children in Ethiopia was a day of incredible joy.  To meet and hug our kiddos meant the world to all of us.  We didn’t think the day could get any better.  And then, as the sun faded to orange and grey, our hosts took us to one […]

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My interview with Fox 10 News

August 1, 2012

They spelled my name wrong, but everything else went right!  Click below to see my interview with Fox 10 News this morning. FOX 10 News – Phoenix, AZ | KSAZ-TV

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Time for another leap

July 31, 2012
kids in Ethiopia - Food for the Hungry

I got a call while picking Joe up from school today that Fox News in Phoenix wanted me to come to the studio to do an interview about the FH Bloggers trip to Ethiopia. Gulp. The interview is tomorrow morning at 9:40. Double gulp. To some of you, this might not be a big deal. […]

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