Helping without Hurting
Mar 27 1:11 PM

Helping without Hurting

Mar 27 1:11 PM
Mar 27 1:11 PM

Food for the Hungry works with families to leverage their assets, no matter how small, to better their lives. We saw an example of this at the home of Christian, Jennifer Ward's sponsored child.  Their home is typical for the neighborhood,  with one exception, the yard is a little larger than most.  So, an FH agronomist worked with the family to convert the space into a vegetable garden! The vegetables they grow, and sell in the market, pay the family's rent each month. This is a great example of helping without hurting; using our God given talents and assets to improve. The team worked with the family in their garden Saturday.

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