Bread in the News
When Jesus talked about how God will judge the nations, he said that God will focus on what we did or didn't do for hungry people and others in need. We need to do all we can to help those who struggle to put food on the table.
Evansville Courier & Press on August 29, 2010
According to the Bread for the World Institute, 14.6% of U.S. households struggle to put enough food on the table. More than 49 million Americans—including 16.7 million children—live in these households.
Politics in Color on August 23, 2010
Sojourners on August 19, 2010
This year's winners are two people, and they will share the $250,000 World Food Prize. They are Jo Luck, president of Heifer International, and David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World.
WallacesFarmer on August 11, 2010
Politico on August 10, 2010
Rev. David Beckmann, World Food Prize laureate, is president of Bread for the World and co-chair of the Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network.
The Huntington Post on August 6, 2010
One in nine U.S. children who receive lunch assistance during the school year participate in summer food programs, according to Bread for the World.
PostCrescent.com on August 5, 2010
This Spring Andrew Twiton ’08 was named one of Bread for the World’s 2010 Hunger Justice Leaders.
Gustavus on August 3, 2010
At a recent consultation at Wheaton College, hosted by Bread for the World, the Micah Challenge and the Center Applied Christian Ethics, the topic was “Government, Foreign Assistance and God’s Mission in the World.”
The Baptist Standard on July 26, 2010
David Beckmann is convinced the American public’s appetite for ending world hunger is growing. The minister and former World Bank economist leads Bread for the World, a Christian advocacy group that rallies support for the poor.
America.GOV on July 22, 2010
The recent selection of Bread for the World President David Beckmann and Heifer International’s Jo Luck as winners of the 2010 World Food Prize paid homage to what Kenneth Quinn, president of the foundation that bestows the prize, called “the critical efforts of nongovernmental organizations in mobilizing and empowering grass-roots citizens to combat hunger and poverty.”
America.GOV on July 22, 2010
Miami Herald on July 21, 2010
Bless the work of World Vision and Samaritan's Purse, Bread for the World and International Justice Mission, and so many other ministries that seek to extend justice and care for the poor.
Belief Net on July 11, 2010
The Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, and Jo Luck, president of Heifer International, have been named 2010 World Food Prize laureates.
Toledo Blade on July 10, 2010
The president of a Christian anti-hunger lobbying group won the premier award for fighting world hunger. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton awarded the World Food Prize to Bread for the World President David Beckmann at the State Department.
Baptist Standard on July 2, 2010
Bread for the World president David Beckmann said that secretary Vilsack "made a strong plea for churches to providemore leadership on policy issues that affect hungry people, notably supporting the president’s proposed $1 billion
increase in annual funding for child nutrition programs."
World Faith News on July 2, 2010
Jo Luck of Heifer International and Dr. David Beckmann of Bread for the World are the 2010 recipients. They will split the $250,000 prize. It's the first time the award has been given to non-governmental organizations.
Slash Food on June 30, 2010
Bread for the World, Beckmann said, is a “collective Christian voice” for hungry people around the world. The group has a network of member churches in the U.S., which he calls on to advocate for legislation that either increases money available to assistance programs or make those programs more effective.
Omaha World Herlad on June 28, 2010
Beckmann praises the Obama administration for its leadership on the issue, and says Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union are living up to the commitments they made in L'Aquila last year.
VOA News on June 25, 2010
Portland resident Robin Stephenson, who works with the nonprofit Bread for the World, works on a national and federal level to identify root causes of hunger and poverty.
Statesman Journal on June 24, 2010