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September 02nd, 201102:43 PM ETRegister to vote in Pepsi's Refresh Project, and with a click of your mouse you can empower high school students to establish Food For The Poor-related clubs. Samantha Kerker, 16, passionately believes all high school students should have the opportunity to witness poverty firsthand, and to give back to their community before they graduate. Samant...
July 27th, 201102:31 PM ETSince 2007, Outreach has donated 7.5 million meals, packaged by volunteers throughout the United States, to Food For The Poor. In the last year alone, Outreach has donated four containers of food, exceeding 1 million meals. These meals of rice-vegetable casserole, fortified with soy protein and vitamins, have been distributed to countries through...
June 24th, 201102:30 PM ETHave you ever been hugged so tightly you could feel the other person's heartbeat? Embraces full of gratitude welcomed Monsignor Francis X. Schmidt and residents from the Philadelphia area to villages in Haiti and Nicaragua that they have helped to transform with the relief and development organization Food For The Poor. "We, working with Father Ch...
April 08th, 201102:55 PM ETThe Doral Overseas Chinese Business Chamber will honor the work of the international relief and development organization Food For The Poor on May 14, when the chamber has its second annual gala to celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Food For The Poor has had a long and fruitful partnership with the Taiwan International Cooperation and...
Food For The Poor’s Christmas Catalog Offers Gifts of Love For Those Who Have Everything and Those Who Have NothingDecember 08th, 201002:17 PM ETIn today’s current economy, the South Florida-based humanitarian organization Food For The Poor offers unique gift ideas that will continue to provide comfort and joy long after Christmas has passed. Food For The Poor’s gift catalog is filled with opportunities to change lives in this season of love and hope. The heartfelt gifts offered throug...
October 26th, 201004:08 PM ETSami Kerker, 15, chose to forgo her desire to purchase a car at 16 to fulfill the dream of homeownership for a destitute family she had never met. Investing money she had earned since the sixth-grade in tie-dye materials and clothing, Sami enlisted the support of friends and family nationwide. Sami’s goal is to raise money to build a safe, sturdy...
September 16th, 201009:13 AM ETCOCONUT CREEK, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2010) –Kelly Bruno, the fastest female amputee to finish the 2007 Ironman World Championship in Hawaii, will compete to survive the tribal battle on the 21st edition of the Emmy award-winning CBS TV series Survivor on Sept. 15. An amputee since infancy, Bruno credits her father for her persistence to overcome chall...
September 02nd, 201004:22 PM ETAlvaro J. Pereira, a former member of Food For The Poor’s board of directors has accepted the position of Executive Vice President of Food For The Poor, and will oversee the International Development and Foundations staffs. “As a person, I’ve grown by being associated with Food For The Poor, spiritually and in my commitment to the people we...
July 02nd, 201009:14 AM ETThe small voice was forever silenced when malnutrition took his young life. Maria Gomez's four remaining children can only look at their mother in bewilderment. They don't understand why their brother Jarlin, age 5 months, is no longer there. They can only cry for the food Maria cannot provide. Maria Gomez of Nicaragua struggles to feed her fou...
June 08th, 201003:24 PM ETThirteen members of the greater Philadelphia community traveled last month to Nicaragua with Monsignor Francis X. Schmidt and Food For The Poor to visit communities they have previously assisted.The group also inaugurated phase three of an initiative known as "Father Chuck's Challenge." The recently completed self-sustaining project will improve th...
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