Resource Library

  • The Bible and Poverty-Focused Development Assistance

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy for federal government assistance abroad that focuses on eradicating poverty.

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

  • 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.

  • Elections Resources

    July 15, 2015

    A list of Bread-produced resources to help activists raise hunger as an issue during the 2016 congressional and presidential elections.

  • Fact Sheet: The Consequences of Sequestration and Tight Budget Caps

    July 15, 2015

    Sequestration refers to broad cuts to the federal government’s budget triggered by the Budget Control Act of 2011. These cuts are on top of already tight spending limits and years of cuts to programs serving poor and...

  • Effectively Using Public Meetings to Engage with Congressional Candidates

    July 7, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – attending a town hall or other public meeting with a member of Congress or candidate for Congress. Includes many helpful tips.

  • Design by Doug Puller/Bread for the World

    Manual: Las Elecciones Son Importantes

    July 7, 2015

    Una guía comprensiva para hablar con los candidatos y sensibilizar la política del hambre.

  • Diez maneras en las que los cristianos pueden ayudar a erradicar el hambre durante las elecciones

    July 7, 2015

    Descubre las maneras que pueden utilizar su iglesia y su fe para terminar el hambre durante las elecciones.

  • Elections Matter

    July 7, 2015

    A comprehensive but easy-to-read and easy-to-follow guide for individuals and churches that want to be engaged with candidates during election seasons.

    Includes coverage of legal issues for churches'...

  • Photo by Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World

    You Can Help End Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure provides a terrific introduction to the concepts of advocacy and justice in God's world as well as promoting the ministry of Bread for the World. The brochure includes an envelope for those wishing...

  • Exodus from Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    In his powerful and hopeful book, David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World, looks at the causes of hunger, presents case studies of countries that have made great strides against it, and puts a human face on...

  • Banquet of Praise

    July 6, 2015

    A book of worship resources, hymns, and songs in the spirit of justice, peace, and food for all. Contains invocations, litanies, benedictions, and other prayers, along with sample worship services and more than 150...

  • The Rising of Bread for the World

    July 6, 2015

    Published by Paulist Press, this 168-page book tells the surprising story of how God uses ordinary people to make an extraordinary difference in the lives of hungry people.

  • Pray to End Hunger Prayer Card

    July 6, 2015

    Card with excerpts from Bread’s credo on one side and a line from the Lord’s Prayer/The Our Father (“Give us this day our daily bread…”) with an image of the biblical five loaves and two fishes on the other side....

  • Daily Prayers to End Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    Inspired by the Lord's Prayer, this pocket-size resource includes brief prayers for each day of the week - along with passages from Scripture. Through our prayers for those who hunger, for ourselves, and for our...

  • Photo by Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World

    Working With Your Church to End Hunger (church engagement) Brochure

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure provides a brief introduction to Bread for the World for church leaders seeking new ways to engage their congregations in ending hunger in God's world....

  • Design by Doug Puller/Bread for the World

    Pray to End Hunger Prayer Commitment Card

    July 6, 2015

    At Bread for the World, we’re committed to praying for an end to hunger by 2030. We know that God is moving in our time to end hunger, and through prayer we remain connected to that work. If you’re committed to...

  • Advocacy 101: Making a Difference in Congress

    July 6, 2015

    Provides a largely secular explanation of how Bread for the World carries out its advocacy with Congress. Explains the legislative process at the federal level and how Bread activists, as constituents of their...

  • Infographic: Total Corrections Expenditures by Level of Government

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Total Corrections Expenditures by Level of Government