Volunteer Moms: Our Eyes and Ears, Hearts and Hands in the Communities

We couldn’t do what we do without the mothers in the communities that we support. Each of Feed the Hungry’s 36 school kitchens has a dedicated group of volunteers that help sustain our programs. They attend our cooking classes and nutrition workshops and do the cooking, serving, and clean up for the thousands of hot meals we typically provide every school day. They also inventory …

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Remembering Jackie White

In Memoriam   We are saddened to learn of the passing of Jackie White, a long time Feed the Hungry supporter. Jackie and her late husband, Herb, were instrumental in the early development of the organization. She was also a volunteer driver, delivering meal ingredients and supplies to our school kitchens. Her legacy lives on in the help we give to others, thanks to her vision, kindness, and dedication …

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President’s Letter – January 2021

2020 was a tragic year, but also a year of hope. We witnessed the widespread despair around San Miguel de Allende due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Money to buy food became scarce for many. This is a society where a precarious existence is the norm and the loss of income had an immediate and devastating impact. When the 36 school …

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A New Donor’s Inspiration

A new donor in the U.S. who prefers to remain anonymous, recently shared how he decided to start supporting our mission. Here is his story. I am the son of Middle Eastern immigrants and was raised in the United States. I have been fortunate to have a life of peace, comfort, and stability. However, given my roots, poverty has never …

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FTH Welcomes Francis Bonilla and Jennifer Venkatraman

We are thrilled to welcome two new members to the Feed the Hungry Advisory Council. Their contributions will help us continue to energize our leadership with new ideas and perspectives.    Here are their stories:  Francis Bonilla   Originally from Panamá, I moved to Mexico nine years ago. I am an Industrial Engineer with 15 years of experience In multinational companies in Panama and Canada in various areas, …

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A Special Delivery to Misión Chichimeca

View a video of our visit on that day.  In early December, a team from Feed the Hungry headed out to Misión Chichimeca to deliver 120 blankets to 61 families, along with their bags of food. We would like to thank Amigos al 100, whose coordination with the San Miguel Community Foundation provided the blankets, which could not have arrived …

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Meet Ana, a Beneficiary in Marroquín de Abajo

Here is one example of how families are avoiding starvation thanks to the emergency food bags funded by your donations. Ana M., 29 years old, lives in the rural community of Marroquín de Abajo, 18km from the Feed the Hungry Center. The most recent census reported a Marroquín de Abajo population of 283 men, women, and children, residing in 64 households. Only 37 of the …

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How You Can Help

DONATE Feed the Hungry needs your help now more than ever to keep the Feed the Families emergency response operation running. And to recover in time to resume providing school meals for 4,500 children when schools reopen.     Our resources are strained: operating costs are 3x higher than normal. Your support will enable us to continue to provide food and hygiene supplies for the most vulnerable in 37 communities, …

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FTH Nutritionists Teach the Myths and Realities of Diabetes

View the video (English subtitles) View the video (Spanish subtitles) Food is not the only life-saving delivery FTH makes to impoverished communities. Our nutritionists also deliver vital information through informal workshops. In late November and early December, the distribution of emergency food bags included a dynamic talk on the subject of diabetes, the leading cause of death of women in  …

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Feed the Hungry San Miguel Earns 100/100 Rating from Charity Navigator

Feed the Hungry San Miguel has been evaluated by Charity Navigator through their revolutionary Encompass Rating System, and received a 100 out of 100 rating!   The Encompass Rating System is a comprehensive evaluation tool that analyzes nonprofit performance. Charity Navigator’s third-party accreditation validates our organization’s operational excellence.   “Our Charity Navigator rating of 100 out of 100 through their Encompass Rating System …

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