4 New Resources for National Famine weekend!


Make it your fight

February is an exciting time at World Vision, especially for our small & mighty Youth Team! Why? Because this month alone, ONE THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND TWENTY-EIGHT GROUPS are Making Hunger THEIR fight. Yeah, go ahead and let that number sink in. That equals more than 43,200 teens giving up food, serving their communities, growing closer to Christ, and raising funds so that others may eat. In February alone! That’s right, you’re kind of a big deal.

As you look over your own Famine weekend checklist, please take advantage of the brand new resources we’ve created just for you & your group:


  1. Texting awesomeness. Get out ye ole cellular device right now and text 30HF to 44888. Why? We’ve got some fun stuff up our sleeve to send your way during your Famine weekend! Fun updates & encouragement for you & your students to huddle around. (We promise we won’t over-do it).
  2. Videos galore: We have 3 brand-new short videos showing you how the funds you raise make a difference. These can be used leading up to your event, and ruing your Famine Weekend! Check out the National Weekend Playlist to preview them now.
  3. “Make It Your Fight” bible study: Lesson plan from 1 Samuel 17 and short video connecting your group to this year’s theme. Find it on the resource section of your group’s event page.  
  4. Photo contest! We LOVE to see what your group is doing. Honestly—it feeds our soul. Submit a photo of your favorite Famine Moment to hhilpert@worldvision.org. We’ll select a few winners to be featured in next years’ 30HF Materials! Make sure to include a short caption! (Ideas: A unique fundraiser, the TRIBE game captured in action, students joined in prayer, breaking your fast, etc.)

We love you, leaders. Thank you for inviting 30 Hour Famine into your student ministry and partnering with us as we MAKE HUNGER OUR FIGHT. You have heard us say this before, but without your hard-earned funds, the Famine is just a nice idea.

Incredible progress is being made to reduce the number of deaths related to hunger. In fact, the number of kids dying from hunger today is HALF of what it was in the 90s. Still, there is much more to be done, but together, we are WINNING THIS FIGHT.