Resource Library

  • Hunger and Poverty in the African-American Community

    February 7, 2017

    Basic statistics and brief explanations of the causes of hunger and poverty among African-Americans.

    African-Americans are more likely to be food-insecure and live in poverty than other...

  • Key African American Contributions to Ending Hunger and Poverty

    February 3, 2017

    Leaders from the African-American community have helped our country and other nations inch ever closer to the goal of ending hunger and poverty by 2030. Key contributions by African-Americans throughout this century...

  • Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World

    Immigration is a Hunger Issue

    January 31, 2017

    Why Is Immigration a Hunger Issue?

    People who live and work here without documentation are among the most vulnerable people in our country. They are more likely to live in poverty and to struggle to put...

  • Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World

    El Hambre está relacionada con la inmigración

    January 31, 2017

    ¿Por qué la inmigración es cuestión de hambre?

    Las personas que aquí viven y trabajan sin documentos se encuentran entre las más vulnerables en nuestro país. Tienen más probabilidades de vivir en la pobreza...

  • One year after ACA is repealed, 18 million would be uninsured. Graphic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

    The Affordable Care Act 101

    January 26, 2017

    Poor health is a leading cause of hunger and poverty in the United States.

    Access to affordable health insurance coverage will be a critical component in reaching the goal of ending hunger by 2030. In 2015,...

  • Many people who are at risk of hunger have jobs—even more than one—and work hard just to get by and put food on the table for their families. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

    Analysis: The BRIDGE (Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy) Act

    January 26, 2017

    The United States is a nation of immi-grants. Throughout its history, people have moved here from all over the world and have contributed to their communities and our na-tional life. Today, as in the past, immigrants...

  • Hunger Report 2017: Fragile Environments, Resilient Communities

    Fragile States

    November 21, 2016

    Fragile Environments, Resilient Communities explains how state fragility stands in the way of ending hunger and extreme poverty.

  • El Hambre y la Pobreza en la Comunidad Hispana

    October 24, 2016

    Esta ficha informativa resume el estado del hambre en la comunidad hispana de los Estados Unidos. Se basa en las cifras del 2014 (último año con información completa disponible) de la Oficina del Censo de los Estados...

  • Bread Newsletter October 2016

    October 1, 2016

    In this issue: Bread Continues to Seek its Issues in Debates, on Campaign Trail; Bread, Other Groups Petition Clinton and Trump Campaigns and Debate Moderator; U.S. Hunger Rates Drop, New Fact Sheet on Figures; Faith...

  • Play bingo while you watch the presidential and vice presidential debates! Graphic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

    Bingo card for the presidential and vice presidential debates

    September 23, 2016

    Play bingo while you watch the presidential and vice presidential debates!

    We want to elect leaders who make ending hunger...

  • Mass Incarceration and Over-Policing Fact Sheet

    September 21, 2016

    Official title: Mass Incarceration and Over-Policing are Hunger Issues

    Produced in September 2016

    This fact sheet explains how mass incarceration and over-policing are related to hunger. People leaving...

  • Hunger and Poverty in the Latino Community

    September 15, 2016

    Produced in September 2016

    This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States among Latinos. This is one of the groups that Bread for the World recognizes as being especially...

  • Churches and the Elections

    September 15, 2016

    A list of nine things churches, their leaders, and members can do to be involved during the 2016 campaigns for Congress and the presidency. All items are geared toward electing members of Congress and a president...

  • Hunger by the Numbers (2016)

    September 12, 2016

    Produced in September 2016

    This fact sheet summarizes the state of hunger in the United States. It is based on 2015 figures (the latest available) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for hunger security in...

  • Bread Newsletter September 2016

    September 1, 2016

    In this issue: 9 Ways Your Church Can Participate in the Elections; On Faith: Justice and Peace Inform the Mission Focus of Hunger and Poverty for Orthodox Christians; El Camino de Inmigrante/The...

  • Bread Newsletter (print/mailed edition) Sept-Oct 2016

    September 1, 2016

    In this issue: 2016 Elections: Bread for the World Members Urge Candidates to Address Hunger; Churches Make Plans for Bread for the World Sunday; Thanks to You, Food Reaches Drought Victims and...

  • Social Media Kit for #IVote2EndHunger Campaign

    August 24, 2016

    Provides simple instructions and tips within the four ways you can make hunger and poverty issues in the 2016 campaigns through social media.

    Designed for a person who is already active online and using social...

  • El hambre y la pobreza en las comunidades de inmigrantes

    August 18, 2016

    Producida en agosto de 2016

    Esta ficha informativa abarca la prevalencia de hambre y pobreza en Estados Unidos entre los inmigrantes, especialmente aquellos sin documentación. Éste es uno de los grupos que...

  • Hunger and Poverty Among Immigrants

    August 16, 2016

    Produced in August 2016

    This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States among immigrants, especially immigrants without documentation. This is one of the groups that Bread...

  • Bread Newsletter August 2016

    August 1, 2016

    In this issue: Will You Vote to End Hunger? Will You Engage the Candidates First? A Letter from Bread’s President on Recent Legislative Victories; Policy Focus: How a Trio of Congressional Actions...