Urging our nation's leaders to end hunger
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About Hunger

Nearly 1.5 billion people in developing countries live in extreme poverty, living on less than $1.25 a day.

Every day, almost 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes.

In the United States, 14.5 percent of households struggle to put food on the table.

More than one in four American children are at risk of hunger. More than one in five children live in households that struggle to put food on the table.

We can end hunger in our time. Everyone, including the government, must do their part.

More people escaped poverty during the 2000s than any other decade in history.

By making our voices heard in Congress, we help to ensure laws which are fair and compassionate towards people in need.

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Hunger Report 2014: Ending Hunger in America / Photo by Joe Molieri

2014 Hunger Report

The 2014 Hunger Report proposes bold steps to end hunger in the United States by 2030.

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Global Hunger / Photo by Kibae Park for the United Nations

Global Hunger

Worldwide, the number of hungry people has dropped significantly, but 842 million people continue to struggle with hunger every day.

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Ricky Horton / Photo by Laura Pohl

U.S. Hunger

We live in the world's wealthiest nation. Yet most Americans will live in poverty at some point before age 65.

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Immigration Reform and Hunger

International migration is part of a great exodus from hunger — as people cross borders to escape poverty and improve their livelihoods.

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Pastor Judith Van Osdol / Photo by Laura Pohl for Bread for the World

The Bible and Hunger

Throughout Scripture, God offers abundance and an end to hunger. Explore our faith-based resources and find tools to use in your church.

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