Resource Library

  • Development Works: Myths and Realities

    August 31, 2015

    From Bread for the World Institute

    A series of seven short essays that make the case for effective international development assistance. They answer key questions from why development assistance is so...

  • Photo by Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World

    2013 Hunger Report: Within Reach: Global Development Goals

    August 20, 2015

    The 2013 Hunger Report focuses on the final push to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by their 2015 deadline and proposes a new set of global development goals to eliminate hunger and extreme poverty by...

  • Congressional Scorecard for 113th Congress

    August 20, 2015

    Voting Record for the 113th Congress

    Shows how senators and representatives voted on legislation that would impact hungry and poor people in the United States and around the world. Specifically, this report...

  • Food for Peace Reform Act bill analysis

    August 18, 2015

    The Food for Peace Reform Act (S 525) offers an opportunity to reform the federal government’s food-aid programs so that funds are used more efficiently and reach millions more people each year — at no additional...

  • Photo by Rick Reinhard

    Churches and Hunger fact sheet

    August 18, 2015

    This fact sheet presents the argument that charity alone can’t feed everyone who’s hungry and the importance of government-provided assistance.

    Churches, food banks, and private food charities have all been...

  • Bread Newsletter August 2015

    August 1, 2015

    In this issue: Presidential Candidates Speak on Hunger; Laying the Groundwork for the Sustainable Development Goals; Policy Update; New Resources for Hunger Activists Available; and more

  • Close the Child Hunger Gap: Support the Summer Meals Act

    July 31, 2015

    Support the Summer Meals Act of 2015 (S.613/H.R. 1728)

    Summer meal programs connect low-income children with meals during the summer months. Still, for every 6 low-income children who get a...

  • Close the Child Hunger Gap: Support the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act

    July 31, 2015

    Support the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015 (S. 1539/H.R. 2715)

    Summer meal programs connect low-income children with meals during the summer months. Still, for every 6 low-income ...

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    Bread for the World Sunday

    July 23, 2015

    Bread for the World Sunday is an opportunity for your church or community of faith to join with others — in thousands of churches across the country — in living out God's vision of a world without hunger. Through our...

  • Infographic: "1 in 20” grocery bags

    July 17, 2015

    Infographic built on this premise/wording:

    "Food banks and private charities provide only one out of every 20 bags of groceries that feed people who are hungry. The federal government provides the rest."

  • 2015 Offering of Letters Sample Letter to Congress

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Sample letter (download Word document; letter updated April 14, 2015)

  • 2015 Offering of Letters bulletin insert (English)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Download a sample copy of the bulletin insert from this page....

  • 2015 Offering of Letters - victories from recent Offerings of Letters

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

  • 2015 Offering of Letters Order form for additional Bread resources

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Order form to fill out and mail back to order additional Bread for the World resources

    For faster service and a larger selection of materials,...

  • 2015 Offering of Letters main booklet (background on topic)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Background on this year's topic and tools to help you explain it

    Table of contents

    • An Invitation (letter of introduction from Bread's
    • ...
  • Closing the Child Hunger Gap (infographic)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

  • 2015 Offering of Letters PowerPoint presentation

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    PowerPoint presentation for delivery at a forum or workshop by the leader of the letter-writing event

  • Conducting an Offering of Letters (2015)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    A "how-to" guide for planning and implementing an Offering of Letters in your congregation or other faith community. Contains many tried-and-true...

  • 2015 Offering of Letters Feedback Form

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Feedback form to be completed by the coordinator/leader of the letter-writing event

    Survey to evaluate the effectiveness of the individual pieces...

  • Hunger and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    In this fact sheet, Bread presents its argument for mass incarceration as a hunger issue. It includes an examination of how incarceration causes hunger and presents the reasons Bread is working for reform of the U.S...