Fact Sheet

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:...

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

Fact Sheet: Hunger and Poverty in the Latino Community

September 15, 2018

This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States among Latinos. This is one of the groups that Bread for the World recognizes as being especially vulnerable to hunger...

Informe 2016, en cifras

December 3, 2015

Cada año desde el 2008, el número de personas que padecen inseguridad alimentaria en los Estados Unidos se ha mantenido entre 48 y 50 millones, lo que supone aproximadamente 1 de cada 6 personas en el país. 

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The 2016 Hunger Report by the Numbers

December 3, 2015

Each year since 2008, the number of food-insecure people in the United States has hovered between 48 million and 50 million, approximately one in six people in the country.

Food insecurity increases, by nearly...

Hunger by the Numbers (2016)

September 12, 2016

Produced in September 2016

This fact sheet summarizes the state of hunger in the United States. It is based on 2015 figures (the latest available) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for hunger security in...

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.

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  • 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. 

  • Fact Sheet: Hunger by the Numbers

    In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.

Field

Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017

Insight

April 10, 2018

The Jobs Challenge

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