More than 820 million people in this world do not have enough to eat.
4 out of 5 of the world’s poor live in rural areas and depend on farming to feed their families.
We believe in a world of plenty, no person should go hungry.
We help subsistence farmers 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.
Through our unique Growing Project model, U.S. farmers work with their churches and surrounding communities to become part of the solution — raising money and awareness to end world hunger.
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.
Founded as Foods Resource Bank in 1999, we’ve helped more than 2 million people in need help themselves. Our new name—Growing Hope Globally —captures the spirit of our mission and breadth of our impact.
For as little as $55 you can enable a person who is living in hunger to break the cycle of poverty and lead a healthier, more productive life.
Mr. Ramaiah used to grow mainly chilies and water-guzzling cotton. Unpredictable weather patterns and traditional agriculture practices often left him with low yields, causing him to have to borrow money to pay for fertilizer, pest management and seeds so he could keep trying. His poor results, coupled all too frequently with unsatisfactory market prices, meant […]
Growing Projects in North Central Illinois typically gather in the fall for a joint harvest celebration featuring a meal, worship service, activities for all ages and a pie auction. When the leadership team realized that their regular event wouldn’t be possible due to COVID, they decided to come up with a new idea. The result […]
On the January 8, 2021 Episode of the Off-Farm Income podcast Alex Morse talks with host Matt Brechwald about Growing Hope Globally’s work and our FFA SAE Curriculum focused on International Agricultural Development. Check out episode 963 entitled “Take Your Farming Talents International!” at www.offincome.com
Hunger affects nearly 690 million people around the world. For 20+ years we have been helping farmers, churches, and rural communities respond. You can make a lasting difference from right where you live. If you are interested in leading a Growing Project, join us to learn more about how you can get started. Join the […]