Hatching…


…It’s not just for Eggs anymore We are in “beta” mode for FastPrayGive.org. It is a common term in the programming and software development world that denotes a fully operational, but not 100% complete project. FastPrayGive.org is fully functional, but is sharing resources with Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now) in a effort to … Continue reading Hatching…

Why Fasting?


What is fasting? To fast is simply to abstain from food for a meal or a day or longer. In many faith traditions, fasting is a deeply spiritual time where one’s usual practice of eating is replaced by prayer. Historian Charles Yrigoyen, Jr., says, “The spiritual reasons for fasting have been pretty much lost on today’s society, particularly … Continue reading Why Fasting?

Why Prayer?


Prayer is our connection with God, an ongoing conversation with God in which we seek to balance our listening with our speaking. Some call prayer a “life line, others “life support.” Prayer cannot be used as a way to control others. Prayer is far more apt to change us than another person! So we pray for hungry … Continue reading Why Prayer?

Fighting The Systemic Causes


The world is in an unprecedented era of communication. New forms of communication are making it easier for citizens of every land to organize toward making a better life for their own people and the people of the world. Those efforts face many challenges, such as violent conflict, economic depression, a changing climate, disease and more. Our commitment … Continue reading Fighting The Systemic Causes

Meal Packaging Program


What Is Meal Packaging? It is an immensely fun, hands-on and rewarding experience for anyone of any age. A group of 40 to 50 volunteers can package 10,000 meals in just two hours. FastPrayGive funds these packaging events with our partner Rise Against Hunger (formerly Stop Hunger Now). We take these packaging events into churches and settings where … Continue reading Meal Packaging Program