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Partners in Hunger-Offsite Resources

breadfortheworldBread for the World
Bread for the World is a Christian organization based in the United States. Bread seeks justice for the world's hungry people by lobbying US legislators and other decision makers.

frbFoods Resource Bank
Foods Resource Bank appeals to mission minded farmers who choose to give away some of their crops. These gifts go to work for food security in the developing world by supporting sustainable small-scale agriculture production.

Coffee Mug Equal Exchange (UMCOR Coffee Project)
What kind of coffee is served in your church? Is it fairly traded coffee? The UMCOR Coffee Project is a partnership with a fair trade organization called Equal Exchange, whose coffee, teas, and cocoas are 100 percent fairly traded. Products that are fairly traded ensure that farmers and workers receive fair pay for their labor. For every order through the UMCOR Coffee Project, Equal Exchange contributes a portion of the proceeds back to UMCOR for programs of sustainable agriculture and empowerment.

futureharvestFuture Harvest
Future Harvest promotes agricultural research and development in tropical countries.

gbcsGeneral Board of Church and Society
The United Methodist Church connection addresses social issues of hunger and poverty through the General Board of Church and Society.

icrwInternational Center for Research on Women
This private nonprofit organization promotes social and economic development with women's full participation. Teaching women to be self-sufficient is a first step in a community's turnaround after decades of instability.

seedsofhopeSeeds of Hope, Inc.
A private charity, Seeds of Hope mobilizes believers who respond to the common burden for the poor and hungry with the conviction that the biblical mandate to feed the hungry was not intended to be optional.

st.andrewsSociety of St. Andrew
The Society of St. Andrew is an ecumenical Christian ministry that feeds the hungry year round by saving 11 million pounds of fresh produce a year that would otherwise go to waste and giving it to vulnerable people.

usaidUS Agency for International Development
USAID is a federal government agency that conducts foreign assistance and humanitarian aid on behalf of the United States.

worldneighWorld Neighbors
World Neighbors works with some of the most remote and marginalized communities in ecologically fragile areas of Asia, Africa and Latin America. The organization helps people address hunger, poverty, disease and other challenges that undermine their livelihoods-more than 25 million people in 45 nations since 1951.

Partners in Hunger-On Site Resources

Hunger is about more than food. UMCOR Field Operations in some of the world's poorest countries take an integrated approach to alleviating hunger and poverty. Cross over programs include sustainable agriculture and development, farmer training, and women's livelihood programs. Read More…

UMCOR Health
Families are able to more readily deal with their issues of hunger and poverty when they are free from disease and have good medical care. Women's health programs, community based health care, and other cross over programs affect the whole individual-including their need for nourishing food. Read More…