FOOD FOR THE POOR: Women in Honduras Earn Truck-Driving Certification

Puerto Cortes Transportation School in Honduras graduation

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Nov. 11, 2021) Seven women who are among the 15 graduates of a driving school in Honduras funded by Food For The Poor donors are on the road to obtaining well-paying jobs as truck drivers to support their families. The women recently completed four months of training at the Puerto Cortes Transportation […]

Why inclusive disaster relief is essential in a time of crisis

Food for the Poor delivers food and supplies by boat

Resilience: the ability of individuals to bounce back from adversity stronger than before. We have seen this concept working overtime for a year and a half as the world builds a path to recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and other global emergencies. In 2020 alone, a number of overwhelming disasters affected over 98 million people. […]

FOOD FOR THE POOR: Empowering Women Learning a New Trade in Honduras

FFTP helps women in Honduras become truck drivers

Women in Honduras, struggling to provide for their families, are losing economic opportunities because they do not have the certification needed to obtain one of the many well-paying jobs driving trucks. Many women who enrolled at the Puerto Cortes Transportation School have been forced to withdraw to work temporary jobs to make ends meet, instead […]

3 creative ways Food For The Poor is addressing hunger in this critical time

A boy holding a bag of supplies from Food For The Poor.

Last year we learned about Food for the Poor’s unique approach to disaster relief. Now, with COVID-19, the charity is facing another emergency situation – one that is impacting its staff here at home, as well. COVID-19 is providing unprecedented obstacles to the charity’s normal programming, but it hasn’t let that stop its efforts to end world […]

FOOD FOR THE POOR: FFP, Minuto de Dios Join to Help Venezuelan Migrants


COCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2019) – On a recent visit, Minuto de Dios and Food For The Poor talked about a shared vision for how they can help Venezuelan migrants rebuild their lives in Colombia. The two charities want to provide counseling and job skills training to Venezuelans who have fled to Colombia because […]

The key to successful emergency response

A child sits on a wall near her mother.

When disaster strikes, we often think of the need for housing, food, clean water or other medical assistance in the immediate response efforts. But in order to truly serve the needs of an affected community or region, long-term planning and development is necessary. Global Impact charity partner, Food For The Poor, responds immediately to needs […]

FOOD FOR THE POOR: Palm Beach Gardens Donor Provides Homes in Guatemala

Flor and her daughter receive a safe and secure home

A Guatemalan family once beaten down by poverty and unimaginable living conditions has new hope for the future, thanks to a generous Food For The Poor donor thousands of miles away in South Florida. Flor and her family were in dire need when a mission group from the charity met them in October. They lived […]