We’re Growing Hope Globally!

More than 820 million people in this world do not have enough to eat.
We believe in a world of plenty, no person should go hungry.

  • Lasting Impact

    We help those living in the poorest regions of the world grow their own food and earn an income. When people have the tools and training to take charge of their futures, positive change not only happens — it lasts.

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  • Food Security

    When all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food that meets their dietary needs for an active and healthy life. Learn how families are breaking the cycle of poverty and ending their struggle with hunger through agricultural development.

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  • Hope Grows

    Through our Growing Projects, U.S. farmers gather together with their churches and surrounding communities to become part of the solution — raising money and awareness to end world hunger.

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  • Our Roots

    Founded as Foods Resource Bank in 1999, we’ve helped more than 1.6 million people in need help themselves. Our new name—Growing Hope Globally —better captures the spirit of our mission.

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Make a Lasting Difference in the World

With Growing Hope you can be a part of a solution that touches the lives of people around the world and breaks the cycle of hunger and poverty that limits them. Many hands do make light work. . and your hands or small donation will make a long-term difference in the lives of the people we are reaching. We wouldn’t be who we are without our fantastic volunteers. Thank you for your time and for being such a blessing.

Upcoming Trip

August 24 - September 7, 2019 | Kenya and Rwanda with Eric Mattson

We will be traveling to Kenya first and then Rwanda and spend a week at each program.  In Kenya, we will be visiting the Kenya Tigania program brought to us by World Renew and in Rwanda we will visit the Rwanda Rubuvau program brought to us by Nazarene Compassionate Ministries. Travel Dates: August 24 – […]

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Latest News

  1. Neighbors Learn by Watching Program Farmers

    A recent communication from Mwenezi proudly reports 130 known “spontaneous adopters” alongside the 370 participant farmers, all of whom are benefiting from practicing conservation agriculture (CA) techniques, These are neighbors of registered participants who observe farm activities like mulching and planting in holes, see results, ask questions, and decide to try the techniques on their […]

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  2. Growing Hope Globally holds national Summer Celebration in Conrad

    CONRAD, IA — Iowa farmers who are part of Growing Hope Globally celebrated the group’s 20th anniversary with volunteers from across the U.S. at its National Summer Celebration held July 26-27 at BCLUW High School in Conrad. Max Finberg, current CEO of Growing Hope Globally described the event as being a huge family reunion. “This is […]

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  3. U.S. farmers provide a legacy of hope overseas

    The following article published in Michigan Farmer chronicles a trip made by Rachel Conley, associate regional director for Growing Hope Globally, and Emily Vincent, a Growing Hope Globally intern, to observe food security programs the group has sponsored in Nepal and Cambodia.

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