Canadian Interest

5 Ways to Practice Lent for Others

This year, the world approaches Lent—the six week season between Ash Wednesday and Easter Sunday—with a heightened sense of sorrow and fear. Our world is on fire—again. Instead of COVID-19, it’s war, inflation, mass hunger, unemployment, and political instability. If ever we needed to turn our eyes to Jesus and prepare our hearts to celebrate and affirm his resurrection power, it’s now! If ever we needed to long for his return, it’s today.

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Hope Is A Person

Now we are in the Advent season!

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Cookies for Change

It all started with a sweet idea.

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The Great Admin Rate Debate

If you’re like most Canadians, the admin rate (i.e. the percentage of donations spent on administration and overhead) comes out somewhere on top. In some ways this is fabulous, and in some ways–perhaps surprisingly–it is not.

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Open Homes and Ice Cream Cones: Creating everyday habits of generosity

When Ali and David, a young couple with two daughters under two, received an early inheritance from his grandparents, they began thinking about the legacy they wanted to leave. Ali had seen generosity exemplified in the lives of her family and in-laws in many forms—like welcoming homes and ice cream cones—and she realized there is no better time than the present to create habits of generosity.

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3 Items to Purge for Social Justice

Behind the items we use everyday is a disturbing reality: child labour has tainted many Canadian household products.

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Try This Easter Prayer With Your Family

One of our favourite things about Easter Sunday is the table feast.

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A Presidential Chat: FH Canada welcomes a new leader

After 13 years with Food for the Hungry (FH) Canada, and over five years serving as our President and CEO, Shawn Plummer is saying farewell.

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What's Faith Got to do With It?

There can be a tendency to stereotype people of faith, and while this is inevitable, it can still be painful. At FH Canada, we see all forms of poverty as rooted in all forms of broken relationships. We, therefore, make the focus of our work walking with others, rather than on an ideology that can alienate.

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