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President Obama Commits to Investing in Families

Washington, DC, January 21, 2015 – In his penultimate state of the union address, President Obama stressed the importance of tax credits for working families, fair wages, eliminating the gender gap, and making childcare affordable. Read more »

Bread Welcomes House Passage of Feed the Future Legislation

Washington, DC, December 11, 2014 – Bread for the World welcomes the passage last night by the House of Representatives to authorize the government's Feed the Future initiative. Bread urges the Senate to pass a similar bill before it adjourns this week. Read more »

Bread for the World Celebrates Advocacy Victory in Passage of Bill That Excludes Food Transportation Increase

Washington, DC, December 11, 2014 – Bread for the World is celebrating a victory in Congress today that benefits people who are hungry around the world through U.S. food aid. Congress passed a bill funding the Coast Guard for 2015 that rolled back proposals to increase subsidies to the world’s largest shipping companies to ship U.S. food aid. Read more »

Bread Welcomes Funding for Federal Government in 2015

Washington, DC, December 10, 2014 – Bread for the World welcomes last night’s introduction of a $1.01 trillion spending bill in the House of Representatives that funds most of the federal government through September 2015. The bill is expected to pass in the next couple of days. Read more »

New Report Shows Discrimination Against Women is Major Cause of Persistent Hunger

Washington, DC, November 24, 2014 – The 2015 Hunger Report, When Women Flourish…We Can End Hunger, released today by Bread for the World Institute, identifies the empowerment of women and girls as essential in ending hunger, extreme poverty, and malnutrition around the world and in the United States. Read more »

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