Resource Library

  • Close the Child Hunger Gap: Support the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act

    July 31, 2015

    Support the Stop Child Summer Hunger Act of 2015 (S. 1539/H.R. 2715)

    Summer meal programs connect low-income children with meals during the summer months. Still, for every 6 low-income ...

  • Bread for the World photo

    Bread for the World Sunday

    July 23, 2015

    Bread for the World Sunday is an opportunity for your church or community of faith to join with others — in thousands of churches across the country — in living out God's vision of a world without hunger. Through our...

  • Infographic: "1 in 20” grocery bags

    July 17, 2015

    Infographic built on this premise/wording:

    "Food banks and private charities provide only one out of every 20 bags of groceries that feed people who are hungry. The federal government provides the rest."

  • 2015 Offering of Letters Sample Letter to Congress

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Sample letter (download Word document; letter updated April 14, 2015)

  • 2015 Offering of Letters bulletin insert (English)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Download a sample copy of the bulletin insert from this page....

  • 2015 Offering of Letters - victories from recent Offerings of Letters

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

  • 2015 Offering of Letters PowerPoint presentation

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    PowerPoint presentation for delivery at a forum or workshop by the leader of the letter-writing event

  • 2015 Offering of Letters Order form for additional Bread resources

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Order form to fill out and mail back to order additional Bread for the World resources

    For faster service and a larger selection of materials,...

  • 2015 Offering of Letters main booklet (background on topic)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Background on this year's topic and tools to help you explain it

    Table of contents

    • An Invitation (letter of introduction from Bread's
    • ...
  • Closing the Child Hunger Gap (infographic)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

  • Conducting an Offering of Letters (2015)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    A "how-to" guide for planning and implementing an Offering of Letters in your congregation or other faith community. Contains many tried-and-true...

  • 2015 Offering of Letters Feedback Form

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Feedback form to be completed by the coordinator/leader of the letter-writing event

    Survey to evaluate the effectiveness of the individual pieces...

  • Hunger and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    In this fact sheet, Bread presents its argument for mass incarceration as a hunger issue. It includes an examination of how incarceration causes hunger and presents the reasons Bread is working for reform of the U.S...

  • Immigration, Hunger, and Opportunity

    July 16, 2015

    Bread presents its argument for immigration reform as a hunger issue. Examination of how hunger and immigration are related.

  • Writing a Letter to the Editor of Your Local Newspaper

    July 16, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – getting your concerns in the media so they are seen by others, including the offices of members of Congress. Includes many helpful tips and a template for a letter to the...

  • African Growth and Opportunity Act

    July 16, 2015

    The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) offers tangible incentives for African countries to continue to open their economies and build free markets for trade with the U.S.

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    July 16, 2015

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter...

  • The Bible and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on reforming the criminal justice system and mass incarceration.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you...

  • How to Conduct an In-District Meeting with a Member of Congress (or the Staff)

    July 16, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – the in-person visit in a district or state office of a member of Congress. Includes many helpful tips.

  • The Bible and Immigration Reform

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on immigration reform.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.