Category: Hunger

ELCA World Hunger Go & Do News

We’re excited to announce that ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving will return in 2019. Journey with us and fellow Lutherans as together we experience how the grace of Christ moves us to engage in transformative works of love around the world through ELCA World Hunger. Resources feature a devotional calendar, weekly study, inspirational …

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Called or Commanded?

Posted on March 23, 2016 by Ryan P. Cumming I recently visited a congregation that has been a very generous supporter of ELCA World Hunger for many years. They also have their own thriving anti-hunger ministries for their community. During an adult forum, I asked them, “Why do you do it? How does your faith …

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Why not child sponsorship?

From The Lutheran – February 2008 (reprinted with permission) Story by Elizabeth Hunter A Q&A with ELCA World Hunger Appeal director, Kathryn Sime The ads show a hungry child that you—with just a few cents a day—could help feed, clothe and educate. Child sponsorship sounds like an easy way to help. Yet the ELCA doesn’t …

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World Hunger News – November 2015

Spreading smiles, offering hope What started as a simple craft project at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Park Ridge, Ill., has turned into so much more – spreading smiles and offering hope to the community and around the world. The craft project was making cards for homebound members and friends. The project was so well …

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Exploring: Advocacy

From the ELCA World Hunger Blog ​May 21, 2015 In this series of posts, we will take a closer look at some of the areas of work ELCA World Hunger supports domestically and internationally.  This week, our focus is on “advocacy.” The Work We Do: Advocacy What Is Advocacy? Speak up! Advocacy is a public witness to …

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