Fact Sheet

About Bread for the World - flier

July 16, 2014

A one-page flier that briefly describes what Bread for the World is, what is does, and how it carries out its work.

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...

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • The Nourishing Effect

    Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.

  • Mass Incarceration: A Major Cause of Hunger

    Mass incarceration has far-reaching effects in the United States. It poses a significant barrier to ending U.S. hunger and poverty by 2030—a goal the United States adopted in 2015. But the connection is not always obvious.

  • Advancing Nutrition through Food Aid Reform

    The United States has long been a global leader in responding to humanitarian emergencies. Food assistance that includes nutritious food for pregnant women and young children is both a life-and-death matter for individuals and an economic imperative for countries.

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.

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  • 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

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