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Celebrating 7 Million, We Celebrate YOU!

February 2018

In 2018, as we celebrate the amazing achievement of sending 7 million meals these past 7 years to our brothers and sisters in Burkina Faso we are excited to share YOUR stories. You inspire us, you teach us and you have all changed lives of people you will never know. This month, we introduce you…

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This Catholic Schools Week: Celebrate the 7 With St. Joseph High School

January 2018

During Catholic Schools Week we want to share the story of this remarkable school, St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, Connecticut. St. Joseph has had tremendous participation in our meal packaging program and have taken part in CRS Helping Hands events for the past four years. For this high school the event is transformational in…

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Take Action to End Global Hunger

October 2017

Today is World Food Day. Today we take action to fill the plates of those who hunger, with food and other resources, and to fill their future with resources and resilience. Take action now to nourish change. Tell your congressional representative to reauthorize a comprehensive, future-minded Farm Bill. Take Action! Pope Francis Quote: “It is…

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Nourish change this World Food Day

October 2017

As a community of people who are committed to the issue of global hunger, World Food Day is particularly important to CRS Helping Hands. So, this World Food Day, October 16, take action to end world hunger by telling Congress to reauthorize a comprehensive, future-minded Farm Bill. The Farm Bill is a U.S. law that…

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Seeds of Hope Begin to Sprout!

February 2017

Do you remember when we sent four boxes of seeds to Burkina? If not, you can read all about it in the post below. In short, back in August we sent four boxes of seeds from the U.S. to Burkina Faso for market-gardening and supplemental food. Now those plants are growing and being harvested! Local…

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