22 million kids rely on school lunches | CarePortal

Schools are reopening for the fall semester with a variety of remote, hybrid and in-person learning and children are learning, but many of them are going hungry, too.
In the U.S., 22 million kids receive free or reduced-price lunch during […]

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A testimonial from Lebanon | “We have become all the same”

In the midst of all this chaos, Mohamad Ataya, a member of Tyre Church, our local partner in Lebanon, shared his testimonial on the impact of the Beirut explosion:
“We have become all the same, all in need of help, […]

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A Field Update from Lebanon | Mercy. Opportunity. Advancement.

Our President, Trace Thurlby, recently landed in Beirut and has shared a field update:
The damage exceeded the casualties. When driving the streets of Beirut last night, I could not believe that more people weren’t killed in last week’s explosion. […]

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Beirut and the Children of the World | Joe Knittig, CEO

Please watch this:

This explosion happened at the port of Lebanon in Beirut. Hundreds died and thousands are wounded. What you might not glean from reporting is that the country’s main grain storage silos, storing 85% of the country’s grain, were destroyed.
Lebanon as a […]

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The global food crisis | GO Project

Six out of twelve. That’s how many of the countries we serve in are on the list of countries with anticipated global food shortages due to COVID-19*.

Pre-pandemic, there were already 820 million chronically food-insecure people around the world. By year-end, 265 […]

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The national food crisis | CarePortal

The novel coronavirus, COVID-19, has disrupted lives across the nation. As we try to recover even a semblance of pre-virus normalcy, there’s one group of people who are easy to overlook in the midst of the chaos — the […]

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The real winner: the family | CarePortal

One agency’s first CarePortal request had two churches clamoring for the opportunity to respond. CarePortal in Montgomery County, Ohio recently started enrolling additional requesting agencies outside of Children Services to be able to provide a wider net of care […]

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Urban farming in Hyderabad | An update from GO India

Hyderabad, India is one of the most densely populated cities on earth, yet, the principles of agriculture still apply. Our lead church partner in GO India, Bethel Gospel Church, has been practicing urban farming using their balcony and rooftop […]

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Virtual Care | An update from GO MENA

Our partners in Tyre, Lebanon have found innovative ways to continue to care for vulnerable children and families, despite the current state of the world making it challenging. Their community is struggling with curfews and grocery runs – just […]

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Butterflies, Bats and Breakfast | An update from Trace Thurlby, GO Project President

For years, mathematicians, engineers and even philosophers have discussed and debated the idea that a butterfly flapping its wings in the United States can create a hurricane in China. Given enough time, the theory goes, seemingly small events can […]

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