Fact Sheet

Congressional Voting Record by State (2016)

May 13, 2016

How did your state's delegation in the U.S. Congress stand on legislation during 2015-2016 that would end hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world?

Hunger and Poverty in Female-Headed Households

April 18, 2016

Produced in April 2016

This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States in households headed by women. This is one of the groups that Bread for the World recognizes as being...

Inmigración, hambre y oportunidad Pan para el Mundo y la reforma migratoria

March 1, 2013

Pan para el Mundo vé el progreso global contra la pobreza como un gran éxodo del hambre.

Nosotros sabemos que la migración internacional frecuentemente es parte de este éxodo — en la medida en que las personas...

Women’s Empowerment and Hunger fact sheet

March 15, 2016

One of the most concrete forms of discrimination is hunger and malnutrition, and women are most often treated with this form of discrimination. Being seen as equally deserving of nutritious food is a fundamental...

Fortified for Life: How the U.S. Government Supports Global Nutrition

May 25, 2016

A fact sheet that speaks briefly about why support for nutrition overseas is so important and how the U.S. government supports nutrition assistance.

Relates to the topic of the 2016 Offering of Letters:...

Infographic shows the 10 states with the highest rates of hunger and poverty. Infographic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

State Fact Sheets and Infographics

March 1, 2017

A one-page fact sheet for each state plus Washington, D.C., providing these indicators of hunger and poverty: the proportion of households in the state that struggle to put food on the table, the percentage...

2016 Offering of Letters main booklet (background on topic)

February 17, 2016

Part of the 2016 Offering of Letters: Survive and Thrive

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

Table of contents

  • An Invitation: Use Your Influence
  • ...
Graphic by Doug Puller/Bread for the World

2016 Elections Survey Handout and Graphics

February 3, 2016

Bread for the World commissioned The Mellman Group and Eleison LLC to survey 1,000 voters on the issue of hunger and the 2016 elections. This fact sheet provides the main findings of that survey, and the memes (...

El Hambre y la Pobreza en la Comunidad Hispana

October 24, 2016

Esta ficha informativa resume el estado del hambre en la comunidad hispana de los Estados Unidos. Se basa en las cifras del 2014 (último año con información completa disponible) de la Oficina del Censo de los Estados...

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

Hunger and Poverty in the Latino Community

September 15, 2017

This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States among Latinos. This is one...

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • 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...

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

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.

    ...

  • 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...

  • Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.

Field

Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017

Insight

From the Blog