COCONUT CREEK, Fla. –Families living in poverty throughout the Caribbean and Latin America are enduring even morehardships as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Food For The Poor’s Christmas Gift Catalog is filled with gift ideas to ease their suffering and continue givinglong afterthe holidays have passed.
As the global pandemic makes finding food difficult in the countries where the charity serves, a gift of rice and beans can be lifesaving. For $40, you can provide 100 pounds of rice and beans or feed a child for a year for $73.
For $114, you can provide a family with a sewing machine and an opportunity to earn income. These sewing machines are equipped to operate either by electricity orby foot pedals.And for as little $10, you can give a child a soccer ball for Christmas, because every child deserves a toy.
“Selecting the perfect gift can be a challenge, but when you choose a gift fromthe Food For The Poor Christmas Gift Catalog you’ll be helping families in dire need for weeks, months or even years to come,” said Angel Aloma, Food For The Poor Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer. “A gift of a cow or chickensare valuable sources of income that can bring about real change.A water well will improve the life and health of an entire village, and a gift of a home can transform the life of a family for generations.”
For more than 38 years, Food For The Poor has provided families living in poverty with the necessities in life, such as food, water, and housing. The charity also is committed to breaking the cycle of poverty by providing children with an opportunity to get an education and by developing micro-enterprise opportunities so their families can earn an income.
The 2020 gift catalog can be accessed through the charity’s secure website at www.FoodForThePoor.org/giftcatalog.
Food For The Poor, one of the largest international relief and development organizations in the nation, does much more than feed millions of hungry children and families living in poverty primarily in 17 countries of the Caribbean and Latin America. This interdenominational Christian ministry provides emergency relief assistance, clean water, medicine, educational materials, homes, support for orphaned and abandoned children, care for the aged, skills training and micro-enterprise development assistance. For more information, please visit www.FoodForThePoor.org.