We’re Growing Hope Globally!

More than 815 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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What Will Your Impact Be?

We wouldn’t be who we are without our fantastic volunteers. Thank you for giving your time for helping people across the globe. What matters most is that you’ve been part of the solution, and how you have touched the hearts and lives of all those around you. The impact you make is truly a blessing in our world.

Upcoming Trip

Feb 9-16, 2019 | Guatemala Impact Trip with Alex Morse

See the lasting changes the programs we support make while experiencing the rich culture of the Maya Ixil and Maya Mam people. You’ll travel to communities that are just starting their training as well as to ones that have experienced success over the past seven years.

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Latest News

  1. Introducing Our New President and CEO

    We are pleased to announce that Max Finberg has joined Foods Resource Bank, soon to be known as Growing Hope Globally, as President and CEO on September 1, 2018. Max has 25 years of experience working to end hunger and poverty in both the United States and around the world, most recently serving as a […]

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  2. Despite Danger, Staff & Participants Carry On

    Even with the real and present danger of rebel groups storming the town of Gamboula and surrounding areas for many months, courageous program participants and the staff of local partner CEFA have managed to find ways to carry on. With the exception of the cattle program – the animals are a significant investment and are […]

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  3. Michigan Agricultural Commodities offers matching Gift of Grain program

    As harvest progresses throughout the state, locally owned Michigan Agricultural Commodities, Inc. (MAC) is offering an opportunity for farmers to join in the support of two important organizations: Growing Hope Globally (formerly Foods Resource Bank) and the Michigan FFA Foundation. The MAC mission focuses on honesty, reliability and growth. These two organizations develop growth, one […]

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  1. Nov 17

    Somonauk, IL: Community Hunger Dinner

    Somonauk High School Presents a Hunger Dinner Fundraising Event Auction Items, Spaghetti, and a Life Altering Experience!  

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  2. Nov 18

    Miles/Preston, IA: Harvest Celebration

    Location information coming soon! 6:00 PM Potluck supper 7:00 PM Worship service

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  3. Dec 7

    Nativity Sets from around the World

    Friday, December 7: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Saturday, December 8: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM View over 100 nativity sets from different times and places while joining us for coffee and cookies. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted for two causes: The Growing Hope Globally (formerly FRB) Growing Project at Friendship CRC, helping families […]

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