Bread for the World Joins Members of Congress and Other Anti-Hunger Organizations in Opposing SNAP Cuts
Washington, DC, May 16, 2013 – Bread for the World joined members of Congress and representatives from other anti-hunger organizations on Capitol Hill today in a press conference to oppose severe cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) proposed in the farm bill.
Washington, DC, May 15, 2013 – Bread for the World is troubled that the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013 fails to provide a place at the table for poor and hungry people.
Washington, DC, May 2, 2013 – Bread for the World will kick off its 2013 National Gathering next month with a revival of Lazarus: The Musical, based on the New Testament parable featured in Luke 16:19-31. The new arrangement of Lazarus will premiere on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C.
Washington, DC, April 30, 2013 – Bread for the World is disappointed in Congress’ ongoing brinkmanship over the most harmful aspects of the sequester as it passes piecemeal solutions to certain agencies’ cuts. Late last week, an overwhelming majority of congressional Democrats and Republicans approved the Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013. This temporary fix gives the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the authority to spend up to $253 million of its current budget to ensure that more flights depart on time.
Washington, DC, April 23, 2013 – Bread for the World announces an impressive lineup of speakers for its 2013 National Gathering, June 8-11 in Washington, D.C. From world-renowned preachers and international development and nutrition experts to high-ranking government officials and members of Congress, this biennial event will equip participants with tools to effectively advocate on behalf of people living with hunger or poverty.