Family Friend Donate Fundraise Follow a family – help whole communities You follow one family and your support goes to help all the communities we work with in that country. They’ll learn new ways to grow food, they’ll earn an income and they’ll escape from poverty for good. Sign up to become a Family Friend today. Family Friend is a fantastic opportunity for you to help hundreds of families, and to see online the real difference you are making to their lives. You'll be able to help people move beyond crippling poverty to begin to afford food, shelter and education for their families. How it works is simple. Your regular support helps us provide long-term training, so that communities can work together and make best use of the resources they have.