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Bread Urges Congress to Finish the Job by Passing Unemployment Insurance Bill in the House

Washington, DC, April 8, 2014 – Bread for the World applauds the Senate for passing H.R. 3979, the bipartisan bill to reinstate and extend emergency unemployment benefits. In response, Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, issued the following statement today: Read more »

Bread for the World Analysis Seeks to Recognize Dr. King’s Legacy

Washington, DC, April 4, 2014 – Forty-six years after the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., hunger and poverty continues to disproportionately affect the African-American community. A recent analysis by Bread for the World takes a look at how employment issues, such as the stagnant minimum wage, impact the African-American community. Read more »

FY 2015 Budget Proposal Cuts Deeply into Programs for Hungry and Poor People

Washington, DC, April 1, 2014 – Bread for the World is deeply disappointed in the fiscal year 2015 House budget proposal. Read more »

Congress Honors Dr. Norman Borlaug’s Legacy on National Agriculture Day

Washington, DC, March 25, 2014 – Today Congress honors Dr. Norman Borlaug’s 100th birthday and lifetime of agriculture and humanitarian achievements with the installation of a statue in his likeness in the U.S. Capitol coinciding with National Agriculture Day. Read more »

President’s Budget a Step in the Right Direction

Washington, DC, March 5, 2014 – The president’s 2015 budget includes proposals that would help reduce hunger in our country and around the world. Read more »

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