From The Field

New Video: Ebola Relief in West Africa

Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Feed My Starving Children has shipped 12,842,488 meals to Liberia and Sierra Leone. Watch this new video to see how FMSC meals helped families during the crisis.


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In the past year, the Ebola outbreak has killed over 10,000 people. We’re grateful for all the support you’ve shown by responding to the need in West Africa. Thank you for donating and packing meals at FMSC.

To read more about FMSC’s response to the Ebola crisis, click HERE and HERE.

NEW VIDEO: Reaching The Least of These

I think God has a special place in His heart for those on the edge. The people I am talking about are all those that are in extreme poverty, experience hunger everyday, and see no rescue or relief coming. Feed My Starving Children receives hundreds of requests from orphanages and school feeding programs that get no support because of their small size and difficult to reach locations. They can’t afford the cost of buying food locally and getting money to pay for shipping food can’t even be a consideration.

So the question is, how do we get food to the hungry on this distant edge?

FMSC has developed a solution called Direct Distribution Depots, or 3D for short. 3D is a trial program being implemented in Haiti. In 3D, FMSC pays for transporting a container of food to an established and trusted partner that we have made a special agreement with.

Our first 3D partner is Help For Haiti (HFH) located close to Port-Au-Prince. HFH has been receiving and evaluating requests sent from FMSC and when possible, filling those requests. This approach has enabled us to reach 25 organizations waiting on the edge, waiting for someone to help.


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The first 3D has been so successful that we have started our second 3D in Kampala, Uganda with FMSC partner, Feed The Hungry. Please pray that 3D continues to bring hope to those that know no hope. Pray that God continues to open opportunities to find these “edges.” Once you find them, you also find great joy in serving the least of these and seeing more of God’s heart because He lives there too.

YOU Fed Him. He Survived!

“I will not leave you as orphans; I will come to you.” –John 14:18

Fedner was deserted by both of his parents when he was just two years old. His grandfather tried to take care of his grandson, but already had 10 other people living in his small home. The family walked two hours every day to get water. They ate whatever they could find, and though Fedner’s grandfather worked hard to grow bananas, beans, corn and yams by hand, it was not enough. Food was always scarce.

Fedner was severely malnourished. He grew increasingly ill.

By four years of age, he had malaria and developed kwashiorkor, a serious protein deficiency caused by severe malnutrition. His eyes, face and feet were painfully swollen. Each of his ribs stuck out visibly.

Read the amazing story of how Fedner grew healthy eating FMSC meals
Read the amazing story of how Fedner grew healthy eating FMSC meals

His grandfather was desperate. He loved his grandson dearly. In a moment of extreme determination, he carried Fedner down the treacherous mountain path to the only place within a 2-hour walk where he could get help—a Rescue Center clinic run by Real Hope for Haiti (RHFH), a ministry that receives FMSC meals.

Here Fedner received medical attention and MannaPack Rice. With consistent monitoring and nutritious, protein-packed FMSC food, his body slowly began to heal. His hair turned dark again. His skin cleared up. The kwashiorkor swelling went down.

“Fedner and his grandfather have a deep love for each other,” says Licia Betor with Real Hope for Haiti. “I have a huge amount of respect for his grandpa for caring for him. It is not easy for them but he does as well as he can.”

In the span of one year, Fedner has gained more than eight pounds! He has become a healthy, happy five-year-old boy. He now has energy to play soccer with his friends, likes to play with trucks and can often be found singing and dancing. Praise the Lord for such an incredible miracle!

Read the amazing story of how Fedner grew healthy eating FMSC meals

RHFH cares for nearly 100 extremely malnourished children every day. They cannot succeed without FMSC meals. Because of greatly increasing need, partners like RHFH are doubling and tripling their requests for food. FMSC meals form the reliable foundation these ministries need for successful programs.

May we never stop fighting for children just like Fedner. As you volunteer your time with FMSC, you literally pack hope. Every cup of rice and soy and every scoop of vitamins and veggies means a life saved. Every penny you give makes a difference. Through you we can continue feeding kids who desperately need a nutritious meal.

Thank you for all you do.

Donate today…feed one more child!

Read the amazing story of how Fedner grew healthy eating FMSC meals

Saving Lives In Eastern Ukraine

Feed My Starving Children meals have reached the hungry in eastern Ukraine. Our new distribution partner Mission Eurasia has received and distributed over 272,000 FMSC meals to refugees and families.

Please watch and share this new video!


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“The food is going mostly to the elderly, disabled, and families with small children,” Mission Eurasia told FMSC. Here are some new pictures of the FMSC meal distribution.

Feed My Starving Children meals reach Ukraine
Feed My Starving Children meals reach Ukraine

Feed My Starving Children meals reach Ukraine
Feed My Starving Children meals reach Ukraine

Feed My Starving Children meals reach Ukraine

Valery and Anna were living close to where the violence erupted in eastern Ukraine. Valery took his pregnant wife and two children to a different village. While a bit safer, their new home was still only five kilometers from some of the heaviest fighting. Valery was unable to find a job and grew more discouraged.

Mission Eurasia and their partners learned of the family. They visited the town with meals and care packages. Filled with gratitude, Anna immediately began cooking the FMSC meals for her children.

“Not only was this family filled with a delicious meal,” Mission Eurasia reports, “they were also reminded of God’s great love and provision, even in the midst of darkness around them.”

Feed My Starving Children meals reach Ukraine

Sergey Rakhuba, President of Mission Eurasia, wrote in an update, “I hope you will be encouraged to know that your partnership is making an eternal difference in hundreds of thousands of lives in my struggling homeland. Thank you again for standing with us to impact Eurasia for Christ.”

To donate to FMSC, please visit www.fmsc.org/donate.

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

After you pack meals, how do they get to the hungry? The meals are usually transported by truck and then boat, but once they arrive at their destination country, things can get interesting.

Getting meals to the hungry isn’t always easy. To reach families and children in the mountains of Honduras, the deserts of Somalia, or the jungles of Thailand requires creative thinking.

Check out these amazing photos to see some ways our meals have reached the hungry.

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Honduras

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Thailand

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Uganda

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Haiti

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Afghanistan

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Kenya

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Cuba (after Hurricane Sandy)

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Haiti

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Chile

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Thailand

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Honduras

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Grenada

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Kenya

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Haiti

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)
20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Kenya (left) and Cambodia (right)

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Afghanistan

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20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Haiti

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Somalia

20 Amazing Ways FMSC Meals Have Reached the Hungry (That Will Surprise You)

Cambodia

FMSC has shipped more than 1 billion meals in our history! Over 99% of the meals shipped have successfully arrived at their intended destination. We attribute this success to our resourceful partners and to God’s protection.

Thanks for your part in helping us feed kids! Visit fmsc.org to donate or volunteer.