Category: Hunger

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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