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Nations around the world, including the United States, have been working relentlessly toward goals that would end hunger and extreme poverty by 2030. Our hard work is paying off. Worldwide, extreme poverty has been cut in half over the past 30 years.
But the new administration and new Congress have threatened to dismantle and cut funding to lifesaving programs. We cannot allow our momentum to be stopped. Renew your membership today, and support Bread’s strategy to build bipartisan support for programs and policies that will put us on track to end hunger and poverty by 2030.
Federal budget proposals and resolutions have the power to set forth a long-term plan of eliminating hunger and poverty. Bread is advocating for a budget that creates jobs, makes health care more affordable, funds safety-net programs like SNAP (formerly known as food stamps), and supports international development programs focused on alleviating poverty. All of this will not be possible without bipartisan agreement, which is why, Bread for the World’s collective Christian voice for an end to hunger is more important than ever. We need your support.
We have worked too hard, for too long, to have our progress come to a standstill. Renew your membership today!
We have worked too hard, for too long, to have our progress come to a standstill.
Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.
Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, hunger and food insecurity were much more common among Puerto Ricans than among their fellow U.S. citizens in the 50 states.
Before the hurricanes, 1.5 million Puerto Ricans were food insecure. The child food insecurity rate was...
By Marlysa D. Gamblin and Margot Nitschke
Ending hunger in the United States is within reach, explain Marlysa Gamblin and Margot Nitschke, in Getting to Zero Hunger by 2030...
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.
This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-African people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.
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...
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.
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...
Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.