Resource Library

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • 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...

  • Photo by Molly Marsh/Bread for the World

    1,000 Days: The Issue & the Tools

    July 6, 2015

    A resource of the Women of Faith campaign

    Women of Faith for 1,000 Days is an ecumenical group of women dedicated to promoting improved nutrition for women and children in the 1,000 days between pregnancy and...

  • The Biblical Basis for Advocacy to End Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure presents the broad themes from the Bible that guide the mission of Bread for the World in working to end hunger.

    In addition to the Bible verses and passages cited here, there are many other...

  • Farmers: The Key to Ending Global Hunger

    December 1, 2012

    This essay explores global hunger and malnutrition and makes the point that small-scale farmers, most with less than five acres of land and little or no animal or mechanical power, bear most of the responsibility for...

  • Why Development Assistance Can't Wait

    December 1, 2012

    This essay stresses the urgency of poverty-focused development assistance.  It explores the irreversible damage that is caused by malnutrition in the first 1,000 days of life.  Includes a section of "Myths and...

  • Development Assistance: Where Does It Lead?

    December 1, 2012

    This essay emphasizes the progrss made in the last 50 years - reducing hunger from one in every three people to one in six. It explores the importance of helping developing coutries build their resilence so they can...

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