How to Love a Syrian Refugee

We’ve all seen the news about the Syrian refugees. We’ve heard the discussions and dialog about what can and should be done for these people who have left behind everything—family, friends, homes, livelihoods and more—in an attempt to flee the civil war in their nation. We’ve watched it all happen and many of us have wondered what we can do about it. We see disturbing pictures of small children who did not survive the passage. But we don’t know how to help when we are half-a-world away. You can help. It’s as simple as partnering with us. Syrians are now the largest refugee population in the world. Over half of the more than 4 million refugees are children. The U.N. predicts that by the end of 2015, this could be the worst exodus since the Rwandan genocide two decades ago. Over a … read more>>

Feeding Thousands From Where You Are

Don’t think you can make a difference in the life of someone on the other side of the world? The truth is it doesn’t take selling all your worldly possessions and stepping onto an airplane to impact lives of those in need around the globe. Want proof? Take a look at what Feeding The Nations is doing in Zambia right now. Through our partnership with organizations like Gleanings for the Hungry, Stop Hunger Now and Feed My Starving Children, we feed over 10,000 kids each day in Lusaka, Zambia, who are being served by Family Legacy Missions International. “These meals provide the nutrition needed to help our kids remain focused and alert during classes and not complain about being hungry,” said Doug Harrison, Family Legacy’s COO/CFO. “Family Legacy serves the orphaned and vulnerable … read more>>

10 Years of Feeding The Nations

Ten years ago, Feeding The Nations (FTN) fed its first nation. On Sunday, December 26, 2004, an earthquake in the Indian Ocean sparked a deadly tsunami that became one of the worst natural disasters in recorded history. The tsunami killed over 230,000 people in 14 nations. The hardest hit areas were Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India and Thailand. But out of this disaster came something good. Seeing the need to help those whose lives had been devastated by the tsunami, FTN was born in February 2005. “Our very first mission was to get vital food and nutrition to those who were affected by the tsunami,” said Steve Sumrall, president of the organization. “So many people wanted to do something. We saw the need was great and we wanted to help. The tsunami was the jumpstart for Feeding The … read more>>

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