Children's Charity Is Beset by Tumult and Family Feuding

Feed the Children

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Feed the Children provides food, clothing, medicine, books, and other supplies to needy children and families in the United States and overseas.

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Courtesy of Feed the Children

Feed the Children provides food, clothing, medicine, books, and other supplies to needy children and families in the United States and overseas.

Thirty years ago, Larry Jones founded Feed the Children as a tiny charity in a small Oklahoma City office where he ran what he called the Larry Jones International Ministries.

After building Feed the Children into one of the five most-successful fund-raising charities in the nation — and after years of controversy — Mr. Jones was fired as president last month by his organization's board of directors.

Feed the Children — which provides food,