Action Tools

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    1,000 Days: The Issue & the Tools

    July 6, 2015

    A resource of the Women of Faith campaign

    Women of Faith for 1,000 Days is an ecumenical group of women dedicated to promoting improved nutrition for women and children in the 1,000 days between pregnancy and...

  • The Biblical Basis for Advocacy to End Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure presents the broad themes from the Bible that guide the mission of Bread for the World in working to end hunger.

    In addition to the Bible verses and passages cited here, there are many other...

  • Farmers: The Key to Ending Global Hunger

    December 1, 2012

    This essay explores global hunger and malnutrition and makes the point that small-scale farmers, most with less than five acres of land and little or no animal or mechanical power, bear most of the responsibility for...

  • Why Development Assistance Can't Wait

    December 1, 2012

    This essay stresses the urgency of poverty-focused development assistance.  It explores the irreversible damage that is caused by malnutrition in the first 1,000 days of life.  Includes a section of "Myths and...

  • Development Assistance: Where Does It Lead?

    December 1, 2012

    This essay emphasizes the progrss made in the last 50 years - reducing hunger from one in every three people to one in six. It explores the importance of helping developing coutries build their resilence so they can...

Tools
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For Education

For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

For Advocacy

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.

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  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

    Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.

    Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...

  • Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.

Field

Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017

Insight

From the Blog