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NGO Praises Revent Anti-Hunger Efforts

The U.N. says hunger kills more people every year than AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis combined. Despite progress since 1990, it’s estimated more than 840 million people still do not have enough to eat. Nevertheless, the director of the Bread for the World Institute said recent efforts can bring a dramatic improvement.

Voice of America on May 26, 2014

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Erick Mitchell-Hunger in the Elderly

Eric Mitchell discusses the rise of hunger among the elderly in America

Soul of the South Television on May 20, 2014

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Sabina Covo: Las Sobras y El Hambre

Cada vez que viajo a algún rincón de Latinoamérica y veo el hambre que existe en algunos de sus barrios o zonas rurales recuerdo con mucha tristeza toda la comida que tiramos a la basura en Estados Unidos.


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El Nuevo Herald on May 18, 2014

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LaVida Davis-Hunger

LaVida Davis speaks on Soul of the South about hunger and food insecurity in America.

Soul Of the South Television on May 13, 2014

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Faith Leaders Support Hike in Minimum Wage

Paying a full-time worker $290 a week in today’s economy is immoral, faith leaders said in a recent letter urging Congress to raise the minimum wage.

ABP News Religious Herald on May 12, 2014

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Shipping Companies Could Benefit from the Suffering of Millions

Last month, the House of Representatives passed the Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, legislation that will drastically impact the United States' ability to provide vital food aid to millions of hungry people worldwide.

Huffington Post on May 2, 2014

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Immigration Policy: Is Federalism the Answer?

As a quick federal fix to immigration policy increasingly looks like a long shot, state and local proposals are gaining traction.

The National Journal on April 21, 2014

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Recession Not Over for Poor: Families Stretch Food to Last

The numbers of people living in such hardship initially spiked during the Great Recession to around 15 percent of Americans, and has hovered there, failing to return to pre-recession figures of 11- to 12-percent though the economic slump ended nearly five years ago in June 2009, according to a new report by Feeding America, a national hunger relief charity.

NBC News on April 18, 2014

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Servir es la mejor forma de evangelizar

El gran reto que tiene la Iglesia es invitar a otros para que también sientan el llamado al servicio.

El Pregonero on April 8, 2014

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What Scripture Tells Us About the Minimum Wage

Our common scriptures present a vision of shared responsibility, commanding that we care for the vulnerable among us -- this includes endowing the notion of work with an inherent dignity. 

Huffington Post on April 7, 2014

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Free Eurail Passes! (If You Donate to Bread for the World)

Rick Steves gave away 30 Eurorail Global Passes for free to the first 30 travelers who each sent a $925 donation check for Bread for the World.

Huffington Post on April 4, 2014

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Let's Talk About It

Ericka Ellion's Interview

WRNJ Radio on March 31, 2014

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The 1000 Day Investment for Our Future

Childhood hunger and malnutrition often bring to mind images that are familiar in the media.

Huffington Post on March 27, 2014

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Wheat for the World: Fulfilling the Legacy of Dr. Norman Borlaug

This Tuesday was an important day in the agriculture and anti-hunger communities. Not only was it National Agriculture Day, but it would have been Dr. Norman Borlaug's 100th birthday. Celebrations took place around the world in his honor, including the installation of a statue in his likeness in the U.S. Capitol. 

Huffington Post on March 26, 2014

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Millones pasan hambre

Como candidato, Barack Obama propuso en 2008 erradicar el hambre entre los niños para 2015, pero el tiempo se le acaba y la realidad indica que esa meta quedará incumplida.

La Opinion on February 25, 2014

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Recortes a las estampillas de alimentos

(Entravision) Washington DC - The food stamps to nearly two million people in 15 states, many with large Latino populations, suffer cuts.

Univision National News: Noticias 6pm on February 6, 2014

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DirectoUSA: Subsidios alimenticios

El Congreso recorta el programa de asistencia alimentaria SNAP en 8 mil millones de dólares para la próxima década,

CNN on February 6, 2014

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Hunger Emergencies Cast Shadow Over State of the Union

As President Obama delivers the State of the Union, there are hunger emergencies both at home and abroad.

Huffington Post on January 28, 2014

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Education: Poverty is not a Moral Choice, It is a Social Influence

Bread for the World wants to open discussions for the causes of poverty; these causes have been overlooked by social structures developed into incorrect infrastructures.

Examiner on January 21, 2014

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Bread for the World has Successful 2013

Menomonie Area Bread for the World (BFW) had several successes in 2013 in stopping hunger. With the involvement of many area citizens, it helped hungry people locally, nationally and internationally.

The Dunn County News on January 17, 2014

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