The world’s mothers and children need your help

December 1, 2016
Mother and child in Zambia. Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World.

By Eric Mitchell

More than 1,700 Bread members last week urged their senators and representative to sign Rep. Jim McGovern’s “Dear Colleague” letter supporting an increase in funding for global maternal and child nutrition programs.

Sixty-four members of Congress signed the letter – showing their support for these vital programs. Our advocacy is working, but there is still a lot of work left to be done.

Call (800-826-3688) or email your representative and senators today and tell them to support an increase in funding for global maternal and child nutrition programs.

As Congress continues to make decisions about the fiscal year 2017 budget, we need your help to reach more members of Congress and to encourage them to increase funding for global maternal and child nutrition programs. Without this increase in funding, millions of mothers and children around the world won’t have the nutrition they need to have a fighting chance for a better life.

Help mothers and children around the world survive and thrive. Call (800-826-3688) or email your representative and senators today and tell them to support an increase in funding for global maternal and child nutrition programs.

Eric Mitchell is the director of government relations at Bread for the World.

Our advocacy is working, but there is still a lot of work left to be done.

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