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Nourishing community and cultivating joy in Federal Way, Wash.

Light of Grace Lutheran Church’s story If you visit the Saturday-morning farmers market in Federal Way, Wash., you might see Kay (Kyong Yon) Mattingly smiling and dancing with her friends from Dasom Bi-Cultural Cooperation, a ministry of Light of Grace...

40 Days of Giving 2023: Week Two

Session 2 — Psalm 121 “My help comes from the Lord.” —Psalm 121:2 Just over two years ago, after decades of working, Susan became disabled. “I was newly poor and relatively terrified,” she wrote. “With literally everything stripped from the...

40 Days of Giving 2023: Week One

Session 1 — Psalm 32 “You are a hiding place for me.” —Psalm 32:7   Psalm 32 is a fitting way to begin the season of Lent. The season has most commonly been understood through the centuries as a time...

ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving: Introduction

Dear friends, Welcome to the season of Lent and to ELCA World Hunger’s 40 Days of Giving! These 40 days are a season to reflect and remember, to look forward and ahead. During Lent we journey with the Hebrews in...

Welcome New Staff!

ELCA World Hunger is excited to announce the addition of a new staff member, Everdith Landrau. Read more about her below!  Hi everyone, my name is Everdith Landrau, also known as Evie, and I am delighted to join the ELCA...

Kojo, James and Esther: Stories from the Horn of Africa

The Horn of Africa is experiencing its worst drought in decades. Through the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), ELCA World Hunger is working in the Kakuma region in Kenya alongside the local government to help build the capacity of families to...

[New!] LifeLines Fall 2022

ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response have always been intricately connected, but in recent months global events have reminded us again just how vital the work of God through these shared ministries is for communities around the world. The...

A Short Tour of Community Gardens

Our garden at home has finally started yielding its bounty, which means we have more tomatoes than we know what to do with and are engaged in constant battle with rabbits to preserve our harvest. Now is the season when...

NEW Resource! Housing: A Practical Guide to Learning, Advocating and Building

A New Resource on Housing! The United States faces a looming crisis in housing, the second in barely more than a decade. The job losses and other economic impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic have many of us facing an increased...

Global Farm Challenge Podcast

Welcome to “More than Food,” the podcast of ELCA World Hunger’s Global Farm Challenge! Find out more information below about the Global Farm Challenge and how you and your group can become involved. Links to the podcast episodes are also...