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Monthly Newsletter April 2012

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Easter Match Feed twice as many hungry families

Deadly prison fire highlights need for Food For The Poor prison ministry – nonviolent offenders to be freed
FFP has released 78 nonviolent offenders in the Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras and Jamaica in time to spend Easter Holy Week with their families.

Three girls build a school for 350 students in Haiti
Rachel Wheeler, 12, and college-aged twins Ashton and Chesney Hellmuth traveled to Haiti to see the school they built through FFP.

Transforming lives by educating children, one step at a time
Hope For Haitians has teamed up with Food For The Poor for its first 5K Walk/Run For Education fundraiser.

Feed twice as many hungry families today

Haiti houses funded in February will be finished in June
Construction has started on houses in Haiti pledged at February’s Food For The Poor Building Hope Gala in Boca Raton, Fla.

Providing safe, clean water for families: Food For The Poor’s Water Week 2012 campaign
As World Water Day celebrated its 19th year on March 22, Food For The Poor launched its third annual Water Week fundraising campaign.

A voice for the voiceless: Radio hosts speak on behalf of Guatemala’s poor
For the first time, 13 radio hosts traveled with FFP to the mountainous region of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, to learn about extreme poverty and malnutrition there.

Student reporters from Saint Andrew’s Middle School tour Food For The Poor
Nineteen students from Saint Andrew’s Middle School learned what it means to be destitute while touring FFP’s headquarters in Coconut Creek, Fla.

Atlanta attorneys host wine tasting to bring water, hope to Haiti
Atlanta-area attorneys hosted an evening of art and wine tasting on March 21 to raise money for clean water projects in Haiti.

Help Food For The Poor meet the “Fight Hunger” Challenge
Food For The Poor is one of dozens of nonprofits participating in the 15th Annual $1 Million Giveaway to Fight Hunger Challenge.

Food For The Poor, partners move 2,000 into Haiti homes
Food For The Poor joined with key partners on Feb. 27 to move 400 families displaced by the 2010 earthquake into sturdy homes.

Kansas City kids make a difference for kids in Guyana
Boxes packed to the brim with all things necessary for school-aged children were shipped to the South American country of Guyana, a gift from the middle school students in Kansas City, Mo.

Food For The Poor In The News

Prison inmates head home for Easter after getting fines paid –

Haiti school named for 12-year-old South Florida girl –

Rachel's School, rebuilding education in Haiti –

Students For The Poor sponsoring tent city on campus –

ISA banquet sales give food to Caribbean, Latin American people -

Cucina Antica Foods becomes a ‘Champion For The Poor’ -

Rachel Wheeler, 12, visits Haitian village and school she helped build after earthquake –

Spanish Town schools get educational supplies from charity groups –

University unveils memorial for earthquake victims –

East Dallas native is roller skiing across America –

Food For The Poor, Berbice NGO, donate to schools’ reading, health projects –

Gov't, Food For The Poor to build 50 basic schools –

TEMECULA: Students work to feed the hungry –

Food For The Poor builds 50 more houses in another Amerindian settlement –

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