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Small Town, Global Impact

October 25, 2021

FFA Advisor James Abbas teaches at AGWSR High School in Ackley, Iowa. Abbas was looking for a way to help his students see beyond their community and consider issues like global hunger that affect the rest of the world. “I wanted to raise awareness of the issues that exist outside of our classroom, connecting the […]

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Growing Hope Globally SAE Grant

August 26, 2021

Growing Hope Globally is launching the SAE grant fund to boost the efforts of FFA chapters who are making a lasting difference through a community Growing Project. The International Agricultural Development curriculum gives students the opportunity to learn about global hunger and explore how they can make a difference. The curriculum culminates in a community […]

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9th Graders Learn and Teach About Global Hunger

August 5, 2021

Morgan Boerman teaches science at OnTECH Charter High School in Syracuse, New York. In February 2021, she participated in the Global Learning in Agriculture conference where she learned about Growing Hope Globally’s SAE for All curriculum focused on international agricultural development. “They did a wonderful job of putting this together”, said Boerman, “I am a […]

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Faithful Through the Generations

November 25, 2020

On November 11, the Diocese of Belleville joined together for their annual Harvest Blessing. Parishioners from across South Central Illinois gathered to thank God for a bountiful harvest and ask for continued blessing on those engaged in agriculture. This year’s event was hosted by the Kabat Family Farm in Scheller, IL.  The farm house and […]

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Growing Hope Globally Launches New Career Kit For FFA Students

November 23, 2020

More than 690 million people around the world live in hunger. That is 9% of the earth’s population. Unfortunately, that number is expected to increase this year due to the economic and health impacts of COVID-19. The challenge of global hunger can be overwhelming. Many people find it easiest to just ignore it, or to […]

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World Food Prize Event

October 14, 2020

Around the world, more than 690 million people suffer from hunger. You can make a difference with Growing Hope Globally’s unique volunteer opportunity. Join us for this special event to learn how farmers and high school students are making a lasting impact and helping to improve food security around the world. We’ll highlight the story […]

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Michigan farmers making a world of difference

December 19, 2019

This article was originally published in Michigan Farm News. Over 20 years Michigan farmers have contributed more than $8 million to help hungry people around the world help themselves. In a world where more than 820 million people struggle with hunger and malnutrition, these farmers have stepped up to make a difference and grow lasting solutions to hunger in partnership with Growing Hope Globally.

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Gibault students’ farm project aids global development efforts

April 16, 2019

This article was originally published in the Messenger, the Catholic newspaper for the Diocese of Belleville, Illinois. By Suzanne Koziatek, Staff Writer Group will sow wheat on donated land, donate proceeds from their harvest Students at Gibault Catholic High School in Waterloo are digging deep to help families far away, as they join forces with a […]

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