• Director’s Bio—Bro. Bruce and Sis. Joanie Parker

    Bruce and Joanie Parker not only serve as Meal-a-Day directors, but they helped start the Meal-a-Day of the Americas chapter get on its feet. To explain the history, Meal-a-Day had been run entirely out of the UK. Then the charity decided to ‘decentralize’, retaining the running of Meal-a-Day for Eastern Europe and Africa, while encouraging… Continue Reading

  • Meal-a-Day International Build Recap

    by Rachel Johnson—International Build Project Director This year the international Meal-A-Day build took place in Jinotega, a small city nestled in the beautiful northern mountains of Nicaragua. For one week in July the build team, which consisted of ten people, worked to restore a house for a family of four. After losing her legs in an… Continue Reading

  • Nicaragua Field Report

    Firsthand account by Sara Schlageter The image that has come to my mind most often since I visited Nicaragua last fall is that of a photograph I took in a neighborhood outside of Jinotega. It was in one of the communities served by New Life Christian Academy. Meal-A-Day has helped them pay the salaries of… Continue Reading

  • Meal-a-Day is now on Amazon Smile

    Donate to Meal-a-Day Simply by Shopping Online Without Any Additional Charges AmazonSmile is a way to shop online at Amazon.com that diverts a percentage of your purchase to the charity of your choice. If you choose Meal-a-Day as your charity, every time you shop on AmazonSmile you’ll also be sending children to school in Haiti,… Continue Reading

  • Partner Visit Site Trip; Nicaragua

    from Joanie Parker—Meal-a-Day Director Planning a trip to visit Meal-a-Day partners starts months in advance. First, all the partners need to be contacted to find out when they would be available for a visit. Then an itinerary is planned, and flights organized. For our September 2015 trip to Nicaragua, we were blessed to enjoy Sara… Continue Reading

  • Director’s Bio—Sis. Kellie Gelineau

    Inspired by God’s grace and blessings, Meal-A-Day’s newest committee member spreads the word to Southern California Meal-A-Day provides those in need with basic necessities such as food, clean water and education. While giving all praise and credit to God, this organization would not be possible without the dedication of its committee members. Sis. Kellie Gelineau… Continue Reading

  • February was a “Match”!

    Donations climb to over $23,000 in February due to anonymous donor Previously, Meal-A-Day had announced the generous anonymous offer of a match of up to $5,000, if other donations during the month of February equaled or exceeded that number. Meal-A-Day is pleased to report that February’s donations did indeed exceed that number, resulting in the… Continue Reading

  • Electricity and Water and Cookstoves

    Meal-A-Day and Soluciones Practicas continue working together to provide basic necessities Soluciones Practicas (“Practical Solutions”) is a long-standing partner of Meal-A-Day in Peru. San Miguel de la Pauca is an extremely remote community in Northern Peru that Meal-a-Day has helped Soluciones Practicas support with basic electricity, potable water and now cook stoves. The cook stoves… Continue Reading

  • Juana’s Encounter in the Field

    Meal-a-Day Partner DESEA’s Community Health Worker Saves Choking Baby For qhali (community health worker) Juana Puclla Puma, the day started out like any other: morning chores, cooking breakfast, and getting her older children off to school, and the younger ones fed. When all this was done she set out with her newborn and toddler to… Continue Reading

  • Director’s Bio: Bro. Luke Barratt

    Recently Meal-a-Day has been highlighting some of our directors in order to share with our audience the people providing guidance on projects. This quarter the director’s bio shines on Luke Barratt. Luke is a relatively newer member to the director’s committee, since joining the committee five years ago. When asked why he joined the committee,… Continue Reading

  • Meal-a-Day in Cité Soleil, Haiti

    4,000 children die every day from illnesses related to impure drinking water, according to the World Health Organization. Meal-a-Day considers providing pure water to people in developing countries one of the most important services we can be involved in. Recently, a $25,000 grant was made to Pure Water for the World in Haiti to help… Continue Reading

  • Australian Meal-a-Day Helps Earthquake Victims

    The Christadelphian Meal-a-Day fund is actually three sister organizations working to provide the less fortunate with basic life necessities. The UK-based sister organization of Meal-a-Day of the Americas serves the needs in Africa and Eastern Europe. Meal-a-Day of the Americas has been able to support a significant part of Meal-a-Day UK’s budget for the last… Continue Reading

  • Assisting the Widows and Orphans

    After listening to a conversation between two Meal a Day directors and her husband Mauricio, Claudia made a suggestion. Beginning many years ago, Meal-a-Day has supported Mauricio’s engineered solutions for remote indigenous communities in the plains of Colombia. Claudia wanted to know if Meal a Day would consider supporting a very different compassionate effort. Claudia… Continue Reading

  • Jamaica Eyeglass Program

    Meal-a-Day provides those with poor vision the chance to see clearly For those of us living in developed countries, having easy access to eyecare is something we can take for granted. Correcting our vision is as easy as driving down the road, getting an eye exam, and receiving glasses or contact lenses. The same cannot… Continue Reading