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Bread for the World Opposes the House FARRM Act of 2013

Washington, DC, May 15, 2013 – Bread for the World is troubled that the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management (FARRM) Act of 2013 fails to provide a place at the table for poor and hungry people. Read more »

A Theatrical Revival at Bread for the World’s 2013 National Gathering

Washington, DC, May 2, 2013 – Bread for the World will kick off its 2013 National Gathering next month with a revival of Lazarus: The Musical, based on the New Testament parable featured in Luke 16:19-31. The new arrangement of Lazarus will premiere on Saturday, June 8, 2013 at 7 p.m. at the Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, D.C. Read more »

If Congress Can Keep Planes in the Air, Why Can’t It Feed Hungry People?

Washington, DC, April 30, 2013 – Bread for the World is disappointed in Congress’ ongoing brinkmanship over the most harmful aspects of the sequester as it passes piecemeal solutions to certain agencies’ cuts. Late last week, an overwhelming majority of congressional Democrats and Republicans approved the Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013. This temporary fix gives the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) the authority to spend up to $253 million of its current budget to ensure that more flights depart on time. Read more »

Prominent Experts Slated to Inform and Inspire at Bread for the World’s 2013 National Gathering

Washington, DC, April 23, 2013 – Bread for the World announces an impressive lineup of speakers for its 2013 National Gathering, June 8-11 in Washington, D.C. From world-renowned preachers and international development and nutrition experts to high-ranking government officials and members of Congress, this biennial event will equip participants with tools to effectively advocate on behalf of people living with hunger or poverty. Read more »

Bread for the World Commends Senate’s Bipartisan Efforts to Reform Immigration

Washington, DC, April 17, 2013 – Bread for the World is encouraged by the Senate’s bipartisan efforts towards comprehensive immigration reform. Read more »

President Obama’s FY 2014 Budget Demonstrates Compromise; Includes Positive Food Aid Reforms

Washington, DC, April 10, 2013 – Bread for the World applauds President Barack Obama’s FY 2014 budget for reducing deficits while largely protecting programs for hungry and poor people. Released today, the budget reflects a serious attempt at compromise by balancing tough spending cuts with additional revenue. Read more »

International aid groups applaud reforms to food aid programs in Obama budget proposal

Washington, DC, April 10, 2013 – This statement is delivered on behalf of the endorsing organizations: ActionAid, American Jewish World Service, Bread for the World, CARE, Church World Service, Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy, Maryknoll, The Modernizing Foreign Assistance Network, ONE, Oxfam America and Partners in Health. Read more »

Providing a Place at the Table for All People Will Be the Focus of Bread for the World's 2013 National Gathering

Washington, DC, April 9, 2013 – Bread for the World invites members and anti-hunger advocates from around the country to Washington, D.C., June 8-11 for the 2013 National Gathering. The organization’s premier event features renowned preachers, high-level government officials, members of Congress, development and nutrition experts, and other well-known speakers—presiding over worship, delivering legislative information, engaging participants in anti-hunger advocacy, and more. Read more »

Senate Budget Resolution Largely Protects Hungry and Poor People

Washington, DC, March 25, 2013 – Bread for the World applauds the U.S. Senate for passing a fiscal year 2014 budget resolution that generally protects programs that help people who are hungry. Read more »

Bread for the World Encouraged by Passage of FY 2013 Continuing Resolution

Washington, DC, March 22, 2013 – Bread for the World applauds the passage of the fiscal year 2013 continuing resolution. Read more »

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