Fact Sheet

The Trump administration and Congress are proposing dramatic cuts to programs that promote economic opportunity and provide food assistance to hungry people. Photo: Bread for the World

The Impacts of Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on the Latino Community

June 1, 2018

To end hunger and poverty in the United States by 2030, our country needs to support a budget that improves the lives of men, women, and children.

Unfortunately, the Trump administration and Congress are...

The Trump administration and Congress are proposing dramatic cuts to programs that promote economic opportunity and provide food assistance to hungry people. Photo: Bread for the World

The Impacts of Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on the Latino Community

June 1, 2018

To end hunger and poverty in the United States by 2030, our country needs to support a budget that improves the lives of men, women, and children.

Unfortunately, the Trump administration and Congress are...

The Trump administration and Congress are proposing dramatic cuts to programs that promote economic opportunity and provide food assistance. Photo: Bread for the World

The Impacts of Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on the African-American Community

May 15, 2018

The Trump administration and Congress are proposing cuts that would hit the African-American community particularly hard.

 In rural Zambia USAID programs in paternship with the Zambian government is helping equip villagers with the knowledge of proper nutrients. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

Feed the Future

April 23, 2018

Feed the Future, launched in 2010, grew out of the U.S. response, led by President George W. Bush, to the 2007-2008 global food price crisis. Prices of basic foods doubled or tripled in some countries and pushed an...

U.S. Hunger and Poverty State Fact Sheets

March 14, 2018

These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C. ...

We urge Congress to embrace smarter immigration and border enforcement policy. Photo: Jeffrey Austin

Política fronteriza: abordando las causas fundamentales del hambre y la pobreza

January 9, 2018

Immigration is a hunger issue on both sides of the border. We call on Congress to take a comprehensive approach to immigration reform.

Almost 50 percent of all black children younger than 6 live in poverty. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

Fact Sheet: Hunger and Poverty in the African-American Community

February 26, 2018

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.

We urge Congress to embrace smarter immigration and border enforcement policy. Photo: Jeffrey Austin

Border Policy: Addressing the Root Causes of Hunger and Immigration

January 9, 2018

Immigration is a hunger issue on both sides of the border. We call on Congress to take a comprehensive approach to immigration reform.

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. Photo: iStock

Fact Sheet: Hunger and Poverty in Puerto Rico

October 19, 2017

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...

Latino children are nearly twice as likely to lack access to sufficient nutritious food as non-Latino white children. Photo: Bread for the World

El Hambre y la Pobreza en la Comunidad Hispana

September 15, 2017

Hay 56 millones de hispanos en Estados Unidos. Algunos son nacidos aquí, mientras que otros son originarios de México, Centroamérica, o Sudamérica. Los hispanos son culturalmente y ra-cialmente diversos, y varían en...

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

For Faith

  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    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...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • 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...

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.

    ...

  • U.S. Hunger and Poverty State Fact Sheets

    These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C. 

  • 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...

Field

Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017

Insight

The Jobs Challenge

April 10, 2018

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