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Bread for the World Applauds Reintroduction of Global Food Security Act in House

Washington, DC, March 25, 2015 – Bread for the World welcomes yesterday’s reintroduction of H.R. 1567, the Global Food Security Act, in the House of Representatives and the ways it will help end hunger. Read more »

Bread for the World President Testifies on Capitol Hill on Development Aid

Washington, DC, March 25, 2015 – Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, testified today before the House Subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs, urging its members to fully fund poverty-focused development assistance in the fiscal year 2016 budget. Read more »

New Congressional Budget Proposals Cut 220 Meals a Year from SNAP Participants

Washington, DC, March 19, 2015 – Bread for the World today warned both the House and Senate not to enact harmful fiscal year 2016 budget cuts that would jeopardize the availability of healthy and nutritious meals for adults and children. Read more »

Bread for the World Welcomes Legislation to Help Returning Citizens Gain Employment

Washington, DC, March 12, 2015 – Bread for the World welcomes the anti-hunger and anti-poverty initiatives included in the Senate’s proposed Record Expungement Designed to Enhance Employment Act of 2015 (REEDEEM Act). Read more »

African-Americans Disproportionately Affected by Hunger Despite Economic Upturn

Washington, DC, February 20, 2015 – African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately high rates of hunger and poverty despite the growing economy, according to a new analysis released today by Bread for the World. The shortage of good, stable jobs and the impact of mass incarceration on the community continues to worsen the situation. Read more »

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