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Bread for the World Supports Global Commitments to Scaling Up Nutrition for Women and Children

Washington, DC, June 10, 2013 – Today in Washington, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah reaffirmed the U.S. Government’s financial commitment to addressing maternal and child malnutrition and committed to building a partnership with U.S. NGOs to leverage private resources in this fight. Read more »

The Human Cost of Empty Promises

Washington, DC, June 10, 2013 – We now know what needs to be done and when, so why the inaction? The G8 summit in Northern Ireland is a real opportunity to tackle hunger. Read more »

Bread for the World Applauds New U.S. Commitments to Scaling up Nutrition at London Nutrition for Growth Conference

Washington, DC, June 8, 2013 – Today in London, the British government, the Children’s Investment Fund Foundation (CIFF), and the Government of Brazil co-hosted a summit on global nutrition called, “Nutrition for Growth: Beating Hunger through Business and Science.” Read more »

New Findings in the Lancet Series Reveal Half of All Child Deaths are Caused by Malnutrition

Washington, DC, June 6, 2013 – Global leaders met today in London to launch the Lancet’s “2013 Series on Maternal and Child Nutrition.” This new four-part series is a much-anticipated follow-up to their landmark 2008 set of papers that elevated nutrition on the agenda of global health and development leaders. Those reports identified the critical 1,000-day window between pregnancy and a child’s second birthday as the most significant indicator of lifelong nutrition, growth, and achievement. Read more »

Congress: There should be a place at the table for everyone

Washington, DC, June 6, 2013 – The table is a natural and powerful symbol of community. Families and people in unity often gather around a table. Jesus met with his disciples around tables to share his teachings and fellowship. Read more »

Anti-Hunger Advocates Gather in the Nation’s Capital to Promote Food Justice

Washington, DC, June 5, 2013 – Bread for the World’s 2013 National Gathering kicks off this weekend in Washington, D.C. Held at the Mead Center for American Theater, the four-day event will bring anti-hunger advocates from across the country to learn about hunger and poverty, to find fellowship with other activists, and to promote food justice in the halls of Congress. Read more »

At International Meeting, World Leaders and Development Experts Will Strengthen Commitments to Maternal and Child Nutrition

Washington, DC, June 4, 2013 – On Monday, June 10, Bread for the World and Concern Worldwide will convene an international meeting of global development and nutrition experts, nongovernmental organization leaders, and policymakers to discuss improvements in maternal and child nutrition. Read more »

Anti-Hunger Advocates Call for a Place at the Table at 2013 Lobby Day

Washington, DC, May 28, 2013 – Anti-hunger activists from across the country will storm the nation’s capital on June 11, 2013, Bread for the World’s annual Lobby Day, to advocate for a place at the table for all people. Read more »

Global Leaders Push to Sustain Political Commitment for Maternal and Child Nutrition Efforts

Washington, DC, May 22, 2013 – Bread for the World Institute and Concern Worldwide U.S. will host an international meeting for civil society leaders on maternal and child nutrition on Monday, June 10, 2013 in Washington, D.C. Read more »

Bread for the World Joins Members of Congress and Other Anti-Hunger Organizations in Opposing SNAP Cuts

Washington, DC, May 16, 2013 – Bread for the World joined members of Congress and representatives from other anti-hunger organizations on Capitol Hill today in a press conference to oppose severe cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) proposed in the farm bill. Read more »

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