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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

2022 | No Trips Scheduled

No trips are currently scheduled for 2022 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. Conservation Ag Outperforms Slash-and-Burn

    Mr. Mumba is producing more vegetables in his farm garden with conservation agriculture techniques than he was ever able to with traditional slash-and-burn practices. And he says his produce is healthier, larger and tastier, too. For 12,000 years, humans have added nutrients to soil through ashes derived from burned fields in order to grow food […]

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  2. Reflecting on Eleven Years

    Jostled between Jerry and the cab window, I peered forward at Toni grasping the door handle to keep it shut. We were on our way in this sturdy pickup with its low canopy to a community that I had visited eleven years before. A new memory welled up with every bump in the road. We […]

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  3. Conservation Agriculture Easier on Aging Farmers

    Joseph joined a Farmer Field School despite other men saying it was “a waste of time.” He ended up mulching a small piece of land just to please the staff. And then … “I never at all believed in this,” he admits, but his mulched maize remained green even when the rains stopped. When he […]

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