Washington, DC, May 4, 2010 – A draft copy of the Presidential Study Directive on Global Development, leaked yesterday to the media, highlights the Obama administration's goal to make U.S. foreign assistance more effective and accountable.
Washington, DC, April 26, 2010 – Bread for the World praised a new global framework of action to reduce malnutrition, which causes the deaths of 3 million mothers and young children in developing countries each year.
Washington, DC, April 22, 2010 – Bread for the World President Rev. David Beckmann applauded the creation of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program launched today by U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner.
April 14, 2010 – As American taxpayers prepare to meet the filing deadline tomorrow, it’s important to note that taxes will be near the top of the 2010 agenda in Congress as a series of tax cuts and critical tax credits are set to expire this year.
Washington, DC, April 14, 2010 – As Americans prepare to meet tomorrow’s deadline for filing their taxes, more than a dozen religious groups are urging Congress to assist low-income working families by protecting key tax credits that are set to expire this year.
April 1, 2010 – In order to make long-term aid in Haiti more effective and sustainable, Bread for the World has created guiding principles for donors—including the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), other governments, and nongovernmental organizations.
Bread for the World Offers Free ‘Tax Day’ Resources to Help Churches Bring Good News to Hungry, Poor People
March 23, 2010 – Bread for the World is encouraging congregations to observe Sunday, April 11, or Wednesday, April 14, as "Tax Day" as a way to think and pray about the role of taxes and tax credits. Bread has created free resources to help mark the day—including worship material, prayers, theological reflections, and bulletin inserts—available at www.bread.org/april15.
Washington, DC, March 18, 2010 – Bread for the World is pleased that Senate Agriculture Committee Chairman Blanche Lincoln (D-AR) has begun this year's child nutrition reauthorization with the release of legislation yesterday. With nearly one in four kids in the United States hungry, it is critical that Congress enact a strong reauthorization bill this year.
March 18, 2010 – Dr. Leonard Lovett, first executive director of ecumenical relations and urban affairs for the Church of God in Christ, was recently selected to serve a three-year term on Bread for the World's board of directors.
March 10, 2010 – Bread for the World Institute was recently awarded the coveted four-star rating for sound fiscal management from Charity Navigator, the nation's largest evaluator of charities.