ELCA World Hunger

Working with and through our congregations in the U.S., Lutheran churches around the world, and other partners, ELCA World Hunger is uniquely positioned to reach communities in need. From health clinics to microloans, community meals to advocacy, your gifts to ELCA World Hunger support sustainable solutions that get at the root causes of hunger and poverty. Learn More.

Ready to get started? From education to fundraising, from bulletin inserts to short videos — you will find resources for all ages and group sizes.

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Questions? Contact us directly by email or by phone at 800-638-3522, ext. 2616. 



Seasonal times of the church year like Lent, Easter and Advent are perfect seasons to raise awareness for issues surrounding hunger and poverty. Use these resources to plan educational and fundraising events at your congregation.

40 Days of Giving 2019 Brochure

Use this brochure to invite others to learn more about and participate in ELCA World Hunger's 40 Days of Giving in 2019.

40 Days of Giving 2019 Brochure

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Action Guide for Congregations - Lent 2019

This guide features ideas and resources to help activate your congregation in the fight against hunger and poverty with a special focus on Lent 2019 and ELCA World Hunger's 40 Days of Giving.

Action Guide for Congregations - Lent 2019

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2019 Lenten Study

This ​Lent, walk with ELCA World Hunger as our church prepares us for the ministry God calls us to this season - the ministry of hope, liberation and restoration for our world. The practices of Lent - repentance, prayer and fasting, sacrifical giving and works of love - will guide our weekly journey.

2019 Lenten Study

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40 Days of Giving: 2019 Lenten calendar

This Lenten devotional calendar is filled with ideas for how to engage in the Lenten disciplines and participate in ELCA World Hunger's 40 Days of Giving.

40 Days of Giving: 2019 Lenten calendar

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40 Days of Giving Stories

Learn more about how your gifts to ELCA World Hunger are at work in these articles.

40 Days of Giving Stories

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40 Days of Giving Coin Jar Wrappers

Print, cut out and tape one or more of these wrappers to a jar to set aside funds for ELCA World Hunger during the 40 Days of Giving. Includes ideas for saving, or fill in your own. Once your saving is complete, count up how much you have in the jar and donate the corresponding amount online, by mail or by phone. Find instructions at ELCA.org/40Days.

40 Days of Giving Coin Jar Wrappers

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40 Days of Giving Congregational Leader How-To Guide

Use this checklist as a guide as you invite your congregation to join with fellow Lutherans to study, reflect and give during ELCA World Hunger's 40 Days of Giving this Lent.

40 Days of Giving Congregational Leader How-To Guide

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Action Guide for Congregations - Advent 2018

This guide features ideas and resources to help activate your congregation in the fight against hunger and poverty with a special focus on Advent 2018.

Action Guide for Congregations - Advent 2018

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Advent Study 2018

This study takes you through each week of Advent with devotions based on the lectionary, questions for reflection and prayers. It is perfect for Wednesday worship, adult study or for members to take home and read each week.

Advent Study 2018

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​ELCA World Hunger - Advent Calendar 2018

Celebrate the excitement, anticipation and wonder of the birth of Christ with this Advent calendar. Each day is a reminder of the reason for the season with hymns, prayers, Bible verses and information about how ELCA Good Gifts make a difference in the world.

​ELCA World Hunger - Advent Calendar 2018

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Buck-a-Chick

or $1, Sunday school children and other members can purchase and decorate this paper chick for themselves or in honor of friends and loved ones. Hang the colorful chicks in a prominent spot – like the sanctuary or narthex – to highlight your success. The funds raised will benefit ELCA World Hunger and help provide families in need with chickens, other animals and the resources they need to escape hunger and poverty for good.

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Here’s a place to get started. Use these resources to find an overview of ELCA World Hunger, current fundraising ideas and stories of your gifts at work in the world.

LifeLines 2017 - Mapping our Impact

This map shows where gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response are at work around the world in 2017.

LifeLines 2017 - Mapping our Impact

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General Brochure

This colorful, 8-page brochure offers an introduction to ELCA World Hunger, including a world map of where your gifts are at work. This brochure is perfectly sized for worship bulletins and it can also be used for events and displays. - See more at: https://www.elca.org/Resources/ELCA-World-Hunger#sthash.Lc23D55D.dpuf
This colorful, 8-page brochure offers an introduction to ELCA World Hunger, including a world map of where your gifts are at work. This brochure is perfectly sized for worship bulletins and it can also be used for events and displays.

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2018 Bulletin Insert

Include this new, expanded ELCA World Hunger Insert in your Sunday worship bulletin or use as a brochure on a resource table. Learn more about how your gifts are making an impact and get an overview of our church's response to hunger and poverty.

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ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Coloring Sheet - Hogs n' Kisses

ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Coloring Sheet - Hogs n' Kisses

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ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Coloring Sheet - Honeybee

ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Coloring Sheet - Honeybee

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ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Coloring Sheet - Orange You Glad

ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Coloring Sheet - Orange You Glad

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ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Good Gift Gram - Hogs n' Kisses

ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Good Gift Gram - Hogs n' Kisses

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ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Good Gift Gram - Orange You Glad

ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Good Gift Gram - Orange You Glad

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ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Good Gift Grams - Honeybee

ELCA Good Gifts Valentine's Day Good Gift Grams - Honeybee

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Health Brochure

This colorful, 8-page brochure offers an introduction to ELCA World Hunger, including a world map of where your gifts are at work. This brochure is perfectly sized for worship bulletins and it can also be used for events and displays. - See more at: https://www.elca.org/Resources/ELCA-World-Hunger#sthash.Lc23D55D.dpuf
This colorful, trifold brochure shows how hunger, poverty and health are deeply connected issues. Learn why many programs supported by your gifts to ELCA World Hunger engage in initiatives related to health care.

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HIV and AIDS Congregation Action Kit

This 16-page booklet lifts up simple, concrete action ideas for ELCA congregations to donate, advocate, learn, serve, pray and make a difference in the fight against AIDS.

HIV and AIDS Congregation Action Kit

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ELCA Malaria Campaign Executive Report

A comprehensive look at the ELCA Malaria Campaign.

ELCA Malaria Campaign Executive Report

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Pew Offering Envelope

This offering envelope fits in most pew envelope holders and is perfect for gifts to ELCA World Hunger. Please note: this resource comes bundled in packs of 50 envelopes.

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Piggy Bank

Distribute these coin boxes to your Sunday school classes, youth group, or entire congregation to collect offerings. The boxes are available in packages of 10.

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Poster: Bless You

Display this 14" x 22" poster in a prominent spot to show your support for ELCA World Hunger.

Poster: Bless You

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Poster: Daily Bread

Display this 14" x 22" poster in a prominent spot to show your support for ELCA World Hunger.

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Poster: Peace

Display this 14" x 22" poster in a prominent spot to show your support for ELCA World Hunger.

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Do-it-Yourself Track Experience

This guide is intended to help you set up your own Walk for Water experience. The set-up is based on how ELCA World Hunger designed the track at the ELCA Youth Gathering, but you are encouraged to be creative in your context. Newly added Flint, Mich. track! 

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Ready to dig deeper? These educational resources are tools for use by congregations, groups, or individuals to learn about issues of hunger and poverty and how our faith can inform a response.

"Who is My Neighbor?" Vacation Bible School Leader Guide

This vacation Bible school curriculum explores the theme of "Who is My Neighbor?" Participants will learn about some of the people around the world who are our neighbors in the kingdom of God, and the work of ELCA World Hunger. Includes skits, schedules, snack and craft ideas and more.

"Who is My Neighbor?" Vacation Bible School Leader Guide

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"Who is My Neighbor?" VBS Poster

This 11x17" poster can be printed and used to promote your congregation's session of ELCA World Hunger's vacation Bible school "Who is My Neighbor?" Includes spaces to write in the details specific to your congregation.

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"Who is My Neighbor?" VBS Certificate

This certificate can be printed and filled out to celebrate children's participation in ELCA World Hunger's vacation Bible school "Who is My Neighbor?"

"Who is My Neighbor?" VBS Certificate

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Sample - Who is My Neighbor? Vacation Bible School guide

This is a sample of the first day of the forthcoming new Vacation Bible School guide from ELCA World Hunger. Download the sample, and look for the full resource coming soon.

Sample - Who is My Neighbor? Vacation Bible School guide

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God's Good Creation: Vacation Bible School study

"God's Good Creation" is a vacation Bible school study that helps children learn about hunger, hope and the work to which God calls us in the world. The five-day program highlights the work of ELCA World Hunger and includes a schedule, educational activities, skits, snack and craft ideas.

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God's Good Creation: Vacation Bible School Promotional Poster

This 11x17" poster can be printed and used to promote your congregation's session of "God's Good Creation," ELCA World Hunger's vacation Bible school. Includes spaces to write in the details specific to your congregation.

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God's Good Creation: Vacation Bible School Certificate

This certificate can be printed and filled out to celebrate children's participation in God's Good Creation, ELCA World Hunger's vacation Bible school.

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Hungering for Justice Study Guide

This five-week educational series uncovers how our Lutheran faith shapes our perspective and role in the economy. Each week looks at one key aspect of the economy and explores questions related to economic justice.

Hungering for Justice Study Guide

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Backpack Buddies Guide

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Hunger Catechism: 1st Commandment

This lesson discusses the First Commandment and our call as Lutherans to respond to the imbalances and injustices in our country and our world.

Hunger Catechism: 1st Commandment

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Hunger Catechism: The 5th Commandment

This lesson for confirmation students and youth groups discusses the Fifth Commandment, Martin Luther’s interpretation, and how we can live out this commandment with our neighbor. It also introduces ways that this commandment calls people of faith to respond to the need of our neighbors facing hunger and poverty.

Hunger Catechism: The 5th Commandment

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Hunger Catechism: The 7th Commandment

This lesson for confirmation students and youth groups introduces Martin Luther’s interpretation of the Seventh Commandment and suggests ways Lutherans can use his ideas to understand issues around hunger and poverty. When you are reading and discussing this lesson, think about the gifts that you bring to the table and how you can use those gifts to create a community where all are fed.

Hunger Catechism: The 7th Commandment

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Hunger Catechism: 8th Commandment

This lesson examines the Eight Commandment while discussing false narratives and how we are called as Lutherans to move towards seeing everyone as neighbors in Christ.

Hunger Catechism: 8th Commandment

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Hunger Catechism: 9th & 10th Commandments

This lesson covers the 9th and 10th Commandments and how having a mindset of abundance can change how we view our neighbor.

Hunger Catechism: 9th & 10th Commandments

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Hunger Catechism: 1st Article of the Creed

This lesson discusses environmental justice, climate change and how we are called as Christians to care for God’s creation and, in doing so, care for our neighbor.

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Hunger Catechism: Daily Bread

This lesson for confirmation students and youth groups discusses the Fourth Petition of the Lord’s Prayer, Martin Luther’s interpretation, and how we can live out this statement with our neighbor. It also covers how hunger and poverty directly relate to the Lord’s Prayer, as well as how we are called to create communities where all are fed.

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Community Gardens How-To-Guide

Find practical tips on logistics, crafting a vision and incorporating a community garden into the life of your congregation.

Community Gardens How-To-Guide

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Community Gardens How-To-Guide (Spanish)

Find practical tips on logistics, crafting a vision and incorporating a community garden into the life of your congregation.

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Daily Bread: A Discussion Guide for Meal Packing Events

With fun activities, prayers and stories based on real-life situations, this guide will help your group have deep, meaningful conversations about hunger, service and what it means to be church for the sake of the world.

Daily Bread: A Discussion Guide for Meal Packing Events

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Road Map to Food Drives: A By-Youth, For-Youth Guide to Feeding Communities

Complete with step-by-step instructions, handouts and more, this by-youth, for-youth guide makes it easy and fun to organize a successful food drive in any community.

Road Map to Food Drives: A By-Youth, For-Youth Guide to Feeding Communities

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Food for a Week: Leader's Guide

This guide is designed to help you lead your congregation or youth group in a very personal, interactive experience about hunger in the United States they won’t soon forget.

Food for a Week: Leader's Guide

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Food for a Week: Helps and Handouts

Download this document to find helps, handouts and other resources to accompany your Food for a Week event.

Food for a Week: Helps and Handouts

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Food for a Week: PowerPoint Presentation

This customizable PowerPoint presentation is designed to help you facilitate the Food for a Week simulation in your context.

Food for a Week: PowerPoint Presentation

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Food For A Week Profile Handouts

Download this document for dozens of customizable profiles to use in your Food for a Week event.

Food For A Week Profile Handouts

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Act 2Day 4Tomorrow 2015

This overnight program brings youth together to learn about the role they can play in eradicating hunger and poverty in the world. As the group takes part in the spiritual practice of fasting during the event, they will explore questions of faith, hunger, hope, and justice together. The program is divided into four sessions, with three activities in each session. Leaders can tailor the program to their group by choosing activities from each session.  Each activity is followed by an intentional time for reflection for youth to hear from each other and to read letters from young leaders across the United States.

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Act 2Day 4Tomorrow 2015 (Spanish)

This overnight program brings youth together to learn about the role they can play in eradicating hunger and poverty in the world. As the group takes part in the spiritual practice of fasting during the event, they will explore questions of faith, hunger, hope, and justice together. The program is divided into four sessions, with three activities in each session. Leaders can tailor the program to their group by choosing activities from each session. Each activity is followed by an intentional time for reflection for youth to hear from each other and to read letters from young leaders across the United States.

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Act 2Day 4Tomorrow 2014

Order this overnight program that brings youth together as they take part in the spiritual practice of fasting. This resource has activities and times of reflection centered on seven faith practices and comes complete with everything you need to get started.

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Digging In: A Leader's Guide to Service Learning

This leader’s guide is designed to help you plan your next service opportunity. It’s organized into four steps (Preparation, Action, Reflection and Celebration) and will walk you through how to make the most out of your service opportunity.

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Placemat A

This placemat is designed as a worksheet to accompany the ELCA World Hunger Service Learning Guide.

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Placemat B

This placemat is designed as a worksheet to accompany the ELCA World Hunger Service Learning Guide.

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Souper Bowl of Caring Insert

Use to promote your youth group's hunger-fighting Souper Bowl of Caring efforts.

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Your gifts to ELCA World Hunger impact millions of lives around the world. But don’t just take our word for it. Read stories and watch videos of real people whose lives have been transformed forever.

Reproducible Stories 40 Days of Giving 2019

Use these stories in your Sunday bulletins to share about how gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response are at work.

Reproducible Stories 40 Days of Giving 2019

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Kanchan’s Story (Madhya Pradesh, India)

Kanchan’s Story (Madhya Pradesh, India)

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Kanchan's Story - Discussion Guide

This guide will help you lead a group discussion on nutrition after watching Kanchan's Story.

Kanchan's Story - Discussion Guide

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Robyn’s Story (Northampton, Mass.)

Robyn’s Story (Northampton, Mass.)

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Robyn's Story - Discussion Guide

This guide will help you lead a group discussion on homelessness after watching Robyn's story.

Robyn's Story - Discussion Guide

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Saroj’s Story (Madhya Pradesh, India)

Saroj’s Story (Madhya Pradesh, India)

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Shobi’s Table (St. Paul, Minn.)

Shobi’s Table (St. Paul, Minn.)

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Reproducible Stories Fall 2018

Use these real stories in your Sunday bulletins and newsletters to highlight the life-saving work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response.

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Reproducible Stories Winter 2018

Use these real stories in your Sunday bulletins and newsletters to highlight the life-saving work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response.

Reproducible Stories Winter 2018

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LifeLines 2017 - Mapping our Impact

This map shows where gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response are at work around the world in 2017.

LifeLines 2017 - Mapping our Impact

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Reproducible Stories Fall 2017

Use these real stories in your Sunday bulletins and newsletters to highlight the life-saving work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response.

Reproducible Stories Fall 2017

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Reproducible stories Winter 2017

Use these real stories in your Sunday bulletins and newsletters to highlight the life-saving work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response.

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LifeLines Fall 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Fall 2018

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LifeLines Summer 2018

The Summer 2018 issue of LifeLines offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world, as well as a map and financial highlights from 2017.

LifeLines Summer 2018

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LifeLines Spring 2018

The Spring 2018 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Spring 2018

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LifeLines Fall 2017

The Fall 2017 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Fall 2017

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LifeLines Summer 2017

The Summer 2017 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Summer 2017

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LifeLines Winter 2017

The Winter 2017 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Winter 2017

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LifeLines Fall 2016

The Fall 2016 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Fall 2016

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LifeLines Spring 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Spring 2016

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Reproducible stories fall 2016

Use these real stories in your Sunday bulletins and newsletters to highlight the life-saving work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response.

Reproducible stories fall 2016

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Kenneth's Story - Handout

Download the handout to explore issues surrounding unemployment and underemployment.

Kenneth's Story - Handout

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Kenneth's Story - Discussion Guide

This guide will help you lead a group discussion on criminal justice after watching Kenneth's story.

Kenneth's Story - Discussion Guide

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Kenneth's Story - Milwaukee

A job readiness program at Cross Lutheran Church in Milwaukee, Wisc., helps Kenneth find work, community and self-worth.

Kenneth's Story - Milwaukee

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DIKO Marie's Story

DIKO Marie
Niem, Central African Republic 
With access to a newly constructed spring box, DIKO Marie and her community have access to clean, safe water. They are stronger, healthier and enjoying a better quality of life.

DIKO Marie's Story

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DIKO Marie's Story - Handout

Download the handout to learn more about spring boxes and subsistence farming.

DIKO Marie's Story - Handout

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DIKO Marie's Story - Discussion Guide

Download the discussion guide that will provide you with ideas on how to debrief the video.

DIKO Marie's Story - Discussion Guide

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Jim Freeman's Story

Jim Freeman's Story
Spartanburg, South Carolina
At 88 years old, Jim counts on meals, visiting nurses and volunteers to stay healthy and free from hunger.

Jim Freeman's Story

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Jim Freeman’s Story - Handout

Download the handout to explore issues surrounding older adults and hunger.

Jim Freeman’s Story - Handout

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Jim Freeman’s Story - Discussion Guide

This guide will help you lead a group discussion after watching Jim Freeman’s story.

Jim Freeman’s Story - Discussion Guide

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Virginia Quispe's Story

Virginia Quispe's Story
La Paz, Bolivia
Watch as a microloan helps Virginia expand her small business and better provide for her family.

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Virginia Quispe’s Story - Handout

Download the handout to learn more about microlending and the Bolivian economy

Virginia Quispe’s Story - Handout

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Virginia Quispe’s Story - Discussion Guide

This guide will help you lead a group discussion after watching Virginia Quispe’s story.

Virginia Quispe’s Story - Discussion Guide

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The Kafley Family Story

The Kafley Family Story
Chicago, Illinois
Watch the Kafley family get a fresh start after living as refugees for 18 years.

The Kafley Family Story

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Kafley Family Story - Discussion Guide

This guide will help you lead a group discussion after watching the Kafley family’s story.

Kafley Family Story - Discussion Guide

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The Lingson Family Story

The Lingson Family Story
Kaseleka, Malawi
How can goats change a village? Watch as gifts of livestock help the Lingson family end hunger.

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Lingson Family Story - Discussion Guide

This guide will help you lead a group discussion after watching the Lingson Family’s story.

Lingson Family Story - Discussion Guide

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ELCA World Hunger Video Series

The ELCA World Hunger Video Series features the stories of 6 different individuals whose lives have been impacted by gifts to ELCA World Hunger.

ELCA World Hunger Video Series

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Walk for Water Video

This colorful, 8-page brochure offers an introduction to ELCA World Hunger, including a world map of where your gifts are at work. This brochure is perfectly sized for worship bulletins and it can also be used for events and displays. - See more at: https://www.elca.org/Resources/ELCA-World-Hunger#sthash.Lc23D55D.dpuf
This two-minute video provides an overview of the water crisis and introduces the Walk for Water. It’s great to preview with your youth group and congregation.

Walk for Water Video

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Walk for Water Video - Download

This two-minute video provides an overview of the water crisis and introduces the Walk for Water. It’s great to preview with your youth group and congregation.

Walk for Water Video - Download

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LifeLines Spring 2016 - Mapping our Impact

The Spring 2016 issue of LifeLines includes this map of the world indicating where ELCA World Hunger and Lutheran Disaster Response are at work.

LifeLines Spring 2016 - Mapping our Impact

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LifeLines Winter 2016

The Winter 2016 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Winter 2016

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LifeLines Fall 2015

The Fall 2015 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Fall 2015

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LifeLines Spring 2015

The Spring 2015 issue of LifeLines newsletter offers stories of how your gifts help communities and families in the U.S. and around the world.

LifeLines Spring 2015

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Reproducible Stories Fall 2015

Use these real stories in your Sunday bulletins and newsletters to highlight the life-saving work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger, Lutheran Disaster Response and the ELCA Malaria Campaign.

Reproducible Stories Fall 2015

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Reproducible Stories Advent 2014

Use these real stories in your Sunday bulletins and newsletters to highlight the life-saving work made possible by gifts to ELCA World Hunger, Lutheran Disaster Response and the ELCA Malaria Campaign.

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This is lesson planning made easy! The Hunger Education Toolkits provide lessons and activities on a variety of interesting topics. Mix and match activities to create the perfect plan for your group.

Animals and Hunger Connection

Choose this theme if you want to introduce your audience to support the use of animals in development projects. Through activities and conversation, intersections and our appropriate responses.

Animals and Hunger Connection

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Disaster and Hunger Connections

Choose this theme if you want to introduce your audience to the intersections between disasters and hunger. Through activities and conversation, explore these intersections and our appropriate responses.

Disaster and Hunger Connections

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Disease and Hunger Connection

This toolkit will help introduce your audience to the intersections between disease and hunger. Through activities and conversation, explore these intersections and our appropriate responses.

Disease and Hunger Connection

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ELCA World Hunger Basics

This Toolkit will help introduce your audience to the mission and ministry of ELCA World Hunger. Great for those who are learning about ELCA World Hunger for the first time and those who need a refresher course.

ELCA World Hunger Basics

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Food and Hunger Connection

This toolkit will invite your group to reflect on the gift and responsibility of food and its relationship to hunger in the world. Through activities and conversation, you will explore the many intersections and our appropriate responses.

Food and Hunger Connection

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Gender and Hunger Connection

This toolkit will help introduce your audience to the intersections between gender and hunger. Through activities and conversation, explore these intersections and our appropriate responses.

Gender and Hunger Connection

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Hunger and Climate Change Connections

This Tookit will help introduce your audience to the intersections between climate change and hunger. Through activities and conversation, explore these intersections and our appropriate responses.

Hunger and Climate Change Connections

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Water Toolkit Connection

This Toolkit will help users think about the amazing gift of water and the many ways people around the world use water. Through activities and conversation, explore these intersections and our appropriate responses.

Water Toolkit Connection

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Global Farm Challenge Do-it-Yourself Field Experience

This guide is intended to help you set up your own Global Farm Challenge Field Experience, an opportunity for youth and adults to experience the challenges smallholder farmers face bringing their crops to market as they aim to produce enough profit for food and savings. The setup is based on how ELCA World Hunger designed the track at the ELCA Youth Gathering in 2018, but you are encouraged to be creative in your context.

Global Farm Challenge Do-it-Yourself Field Experience

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ELCA World Hunger's Global Farm Challenge Brochure

The Global Farm Challenge is a year-long, youth-driven fundraising challenge to support the agriculture-related programs of ELCA World Hunger, our church’s ministry to end hunger and poverty. Many youth and youth groups will raise funds in advance of the 2018 ELCA Youth Gathering in June, and many will bring their offerings to the Gathering. At the Interactive Learning Space in the NRG Center, youth and young adults will have the chance to participate in an unforgettable experience designed to immerse them in what it’s like to be a smallholder farmer around the world. Download this brochure to invite your congregation to participate in the Global Farm Challenge.

ELCA World Hunger's Global Farm Challenge Brochure

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ELCA World Hunger's Global Farm Challenge Bulletin Insert

 

ELCA World Hunger's Global Farm Challenge Bulletin Insert

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ELCA World Hunger's Global Farm Challenge Order Form

Use this order form to tell us more about your gifts to ELCA World Hunger's Global Farm Challenge

ELCA World Hunger's Global Farm Challenge Order Form

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The Seeds of Change in Malawi Video (Vimeo)

"The Seeds of Change in Malawi" is a 360-degree, virtual reality video designed to immerse viewers in what it's like to be a smallholder farmer in Malawi. For the best viewing experience, watch on a headset or via the YouTube app. To download the video, select the "Download" button from the Vimeo web page. Or view the video on YouTube.

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The Seeds of Change in Malawi Video (Youtube)

"The Seeds of Change in Malawi" is a 360-degree, virtual reality video designed to immerse viewers in what it's like to be a smallholder farmer in Malawi. For the best viewing experience, watch on a headset or via the YouTube app.

The Seeds of Change in Malawi Video (Youtube)

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ELCA World Hunger’s Global Farm Challenge Video

Watch the video here on YouTube.

ELCA World Hunger’s Global Farm Challenge Video

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God's Global Barnyard Coin Box

 

God's Global Barnyard Coin Box

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Piggy Bank

Distribute these coin boxes to your Sunday school classes, youth group, or entire congregation to collect offerings. The boxes are available in packages of 10.

Piggy Bank

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God's Global Barnyard Stickers

 

God's Global Barnyard Stickers

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