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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 »

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 »

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 »

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