Fact Sheet

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...

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...

Fact Sheet: Get the Facts About SNAP

March 3, 2017

Fact sheet about SNAP — the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as food stamps). 

Provides...

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 ...

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
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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.

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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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