Op-Eds and Letters to the Editor
The food stamp stimulus President Obama implemented in 2009 has expired, cutting aid to 47 million Americans. On average, a family of four will get $36 less each month for food.
The Voice of Russia on November 5, 2013
The House of Representatives has voted 216-208 to approve its version of a farm bill, allowing both chambers of Congress to begin talks on a final version for the first time in a year. That could mean big changes to international food aid funding if a new farm bill gets approved later this summer.
Christianity Today on July 11, 2013
I wanted to thank the Erie Times-News for the article on the Bread for the World workshop ("Bread for the World to hold workshop," Erie Times-News, Feb. 23).
Erie Times-News on March 17, 2013
Earlier this month, President Obama and Mitt Romney took a moment to directly address the high poverty rate in this country. In response to a request from my organization, Bread for the World, and other church groups, the presidential candidates released video statements in which each talked about how he would help hungry and poor people. They clearly have different priorities when it comes to spending and taxes, but both explicitly affirmed the general principle of maintaining a circle of protection around funding that serves the most vulnerable people.
National Journal on September 28, 2012
To a large degree, the International AIDS Conference under way in Washington, DC, is a celebration of life. Yes, the deadly disease continues to loom over our world, with no known cure. But HIV/ AIDS is no longer a death sentence—for those who realize that they have the disease and have access to life saving medicines. After doctors began treating HIV with powerful combinations of antiretroviral drugs in 1996, life expectancies for those infected changed from months to a full, normal span.
The Hill on July 25, 2012
More than 5 million older Americans struggle to put food on the table and another 3.5 million are living in poverty, according to new analysis from Bread for the World, a Christian organization, and one of the country’s largest anti-hunger/anti-poverty advocacy groups.
West Virginia Public Broadcasting on May 14, 2012
El Nuevo Herald on April 12, 2010
Cleveland Plain Dealer on December 21, 2009
The Gazette on November 26, 2009
The Greenville News on November 15, 2009
Atlanta Journal-Constitution on October 9, 2009
Baptist Standard on September 3, 2009
Xenia Daily Gazette on September 1, 2009
Santa Fe New Mexican on August 23, 2009
Frederick News-Post on August 22, 2009
Baptist Standard on August 7, 2009
La Opinion on August 3, 2009
blackcommentator.com on July 30, 2009
La Opinion on July 30, 2009
Springfield News-Leader on July 15, 2009
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