Post tagged with Robin Mahfood
September 02nd, 201104:40 PM ETTo replace dangerous pit latrines and provide schools and communities with access to proper sanitation, Food For The Poor has launched an initiative to install eco-friendly, waterless toilets in locations throughout St. Catherine's parish, Jamaica. "In our efforts to bring sustainable solutions to those we serve, we were eager to invest in a test ...
September 01st, 201104:48 PM ETIn a move to help Haitian farmers as well as to supply food even more efficiently to the hungry in that country, the international relief and development agency Food For The Poor will start buying rice from 2,000 farmers in the area most affected by the 2010 earthquake. The partnership will begin today and will provide a third of the rice that the ...
August 08th, 201111:47 AM ETFood For The Poor's 'The Least Of These' was named winner of a second place Bronze Telly Award for bringing awareness to the desperate plight of children who suffer horrific living conditions in developing countries. The moving production highlighting personal stories of children in Haiti and Guatemala was selected out of approximately 11...
June 15th, 201111:03 AM ETThe sounds of school bells ringing and children chatting away as they hurry off to class soon will be returning to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. It's been 17 months since a massive 7.0 magnitude quake tore apart the earth there, destroying everything and everyone near its epicenter, including 80 percent of the schools. In May, the ground shook again, bu...
June 03rd, 201110:55 AM ETThanks to the continued support of Food For The Poor donors, the third-largest international relief and development agency in the United States will celebrate two decades of service to Guyana's poor on Friday, June 3. Food For The Poor began working in Guyana in 1991, delivering food and other basic items to Guyana's poor. Since then, the Florida-...
June 03rd, 201109:06 AM ETFor 13 years, Father Richard Martin, pastor of the Church of the Nativity in Burke, Va., has worked side by side with Food For The Poor to help transform the lives of hundreds of families who once lived in deplorable conditions in Haiti. On Friday, May 27, Fr. Martin presented Food For The Poor's CEO/President Robin Mahfood with another generous c...
May 31st, 201102:00 PM ETHoisted high in the air, 11-year-old Rachel Wheeler caught her first glimpse on Wednesday of the Food For The Poor village she worked for two years to build. From above the crowd, Rachel could see the rows of vibrantly painted pink, blue and green homes, nestled along the coast in Leogane, near the epicenter of the January 2010 earthquake. Vill...
May 19th, 201102:36 PM ETPerformers in brightly colored, authentic lion costumes welcomed guests to the second annual Doral Overseas Chinese Business Chamber gala Saturday night. Event award recipients included Robin Mahfood, President/CEO of the international relief and development organization Food For The Poor, and Chinese-Jamaican businessman, Livingston 'George' Yap, ...
April 21st, 201112:16 PM ETSince the inception of Food For The Poor's Prison Ministry Program in 1998, Food For The Poor has assisted in freeing, training and reintroducing prisoners back into the community as productive citizens. Food For The Poor has released 85 nonviolent offenders in Guyana, Haiti and Jamaica in time to spend Holy Week with their families. These prisone...
March 31st, 201110:55 AM ETChildren suffering from life-threatening malnutrition will be provided with nourishing food through an innovative initiative by Food For The Poor and Hormel Foods Corporation (NYSE: HRL). Hormel Foods, one of the nation's largest manufacturers and marketers of consumer-branded meat and food products, has introduced Spammy™, a fortified, shel...
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