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More than 100 people gathered in Washington, D.C., March 7 to celebrate the successful completion of Bread Rising, a three-year campaign that raised more than $75 million for Bread for the World’s current and future efforts.
In her keynote address, Smith described USAID’s scope with a budget of $20 billion and 10,000 employees. “I’ve known Bread for the World for 32 years. You are a partner in everything that I do,” she said. “I offer my congratulations. You’ve raised resources to continue your mission. You should be proud.”
“Bread for the World is always there,” she continued. “There is no more humble organization in this city.”
Beachum has worked with Bread to win reauthorization of the child nutrition programs.
"I know from personal experience that food has the power to transform," Beachum has written. "It helps a hungry kid focus in school. It saves babies on the brink of starvation. It can bring hope to families all over our beautiful, fruitful country that are caught in the despair of unrelenting poverty."
I’ve known Bread ... for 32 years. You are a partner in everything I do.
Indigenous communities have some of the highest hunger rates in the United States. As a group, one in four Native Americans and Alaskan Natives are food insecure, defined as not having regular, reliable access to the foods needed for good health.
While hunger declined from 2017 for the general U.S. population, African Americans experienced a one percent increase, an increase of 153,000 African American households. This fact sheet explores the issue in depth.
Better nutrition is a necessary component of a country’s capacity to achieve development goals such as economic growth and improved public health.
Dear Members of Congress,
As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...
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.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.
These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C.