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We’re Growing Hope Globally!

More than 811 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.

  • Lasting Impact

    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.

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  • Growing Projects

    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.

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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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  • Our Roots

    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.

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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

2021 | No Trips Scheduled

No trips are currently scheduled for 2021 due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.  When we are able to plan travel once again, we will post details here.

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Latest News

  1. Resilience to Disaster

    The communities of Macuelizo were heavily affected by hurricanes Eta and Iota in late 2020. This came as no surprise, given that the country of Honduras is one of the world’s most vulnerable to natural disasters, especially floods and hurricanes. But, because Church World Service and partners’ aim since 2008 has been to lower risks […]

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  2. Not Abandoned, Empowered

    Contrary to what Elena feared when her husband abandoned her and their five children, new farming knowledge and skills are enabling the family to have a much better life than before he left. Elena is no stranger to hardship. She was born in the midst of the Guatemalan Civil War 36 years ago, and was […]

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  3. Thoughts From A Faithful Supporter

    Pam VanderBee is a long-time supporter of the Fremont, Michigan Growing Project. She recently shared how she got started and what her involvement means to her: ATTENTION!  CORN MAZE AHEAD!  It was the Harvest Celebration for the Newaygo County-Fremont Area Growing Project.  This was my first experience with Growing Hope Globally. I wanted to know […]

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Events

  1. Nov 9

    Get to Know Growing Hope

    Hunger affects nearly 811 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 […]

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