Washington, DC, May 27, 2015 – Two hundred million people around the world have escaped hunger due in large part to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), the United Nations reported Wednesday. Read more »
Washington, DC, May 26, 2015 – Almost 5 million older Americans are food-insecure, and chronic heart disease and depression are just two of the health conditions that a lack of nutrition can exacerbate, according to a Bread for the World fact sheet released today. As more baby boomers enter their 60s, the number of food-insecure Americans will rise. Read more »
Washington, DC, May 15, 2015 – The Senate last night passed the Africa Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA), which could potentially support small businesses and smallholder farmers in Africa, helping to alleviate hunger there by allowing exports to U.S. markets. The bill passed by a vote of 99 to 1. Read more »
Washington, DC, May 8, 2015 – Bread for the World applauds the introduction of the Global Food Security Act of 2015, S. 1252, last night in the Senate. This legislation seeks to improve the livelihoods of the more than 500 million small-scale farmers around the world, many of whom are women. Read more »
Washington, DC, May 4, 2015 – Kelvin Beachum Jr., Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and son of a pastor, announced today a partnership with Bread for the World’s campaign to end hunger in the United States and around the world. Read more »
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