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  • Tax Policy is Hunger Issue

    October 25, 2017


    Scripture indicates that government has a role to play in the protection and development of people. As Congress debates tax reform legislation, Bread for the World urges lawmakers to:

  • Las Políticas Tributarias son un Tema sobre el Hambre

    October 25, 2017


    Las Escrituras indican que el gobierno tiene un papel importante que desempeñar en la protección y el desarrollo de las personas. Mientras el Congreso debate sobre la legislación de reforma...

  • Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, hunger and food insecurity were much more common among Puerto Ricans than among their fellow U.S. citizens in the 50 states. Photo: iStock

    Fact Sheet: Hunger and Poverty in Puerto Rico

    October 19, 2017

    Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, hunger and food insecurity were much more common among Puerto Ricans than among their fellow U.S. citizens in the 50 states.

    Before the hurricanes, 1...

  • Mass incarceration. Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World.

    Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

    October 15, 2017

    Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.

    Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison...

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    October 10, 2017

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the...

  • Nancy Pelosi joins the 24 hour prayer vigil as an inter faith community came together to protest the GOP healthcare bill. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

    Getting to Zero Hunger by 2030: Race, Poverty, and Hunger

    October 6, 2017

    By Marlysa D. Gamblin and Margot Nitschke

    Ending hunger in the United States is within reach, explain Marlysa Gamblin and Margot Nitschke, in...

  • Food insecurity can be more predictive of chronic illness than income. iStockphoto

    Food Insecurity and Chronic Health Conditions

    September 29, 2017

    Food security status is strongly related to the likelihood of chronic disease in general, and to the number of chronic conditions an individual may have.

    Overall, adults with very low food security are 40...

  • Joseph Terranova for Bread for the World.

    Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    September 22, 2017

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.

  • Hunger by the Numbers

    September 19, 2017

    In 2016, 41.2 million people were food-insecure (most recent figures available) — meaning that they were unsure how they would provide for their next meal.

  • Latino children are nearly twice as likely to lack access to sufficient nutritious food as non-Latino white children. Photo: Bread for the World

    El Hambre y la Pobreza en la Comunidad Hispana

    September 15, 2017

    Hay 56 millones de hispanos en Estados Unidos. Algunos son nacidos aquí, mientras que otros son originarios de México, Centroamérica, o Sudamérica. Los hispanos son culturalmente y ra-cialmente diversos, y varían en...

  • Those who face hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty are increasingly likely to live in areas currently experiencing or recovering from crises. Photo by Jordan Teague / Bread for the World Institute

    Mind the Gap: Nutrition to Bridge Humanitarian and Development Efforts

    September 13, 2017

    By Jordan Teague

    Because the world has made so much progress against hunger in recent decades, those who face hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty are increasingly likely to live in areas currently...

  • Bread's victories often have lasting effects and set policy and funding that benefit people for years. UN/Kibae Park.

    International Development Association (IDA) and Nutrition

    September 1, 2017

    Improving maternal and child nutrition is the most cost-effective investment in international human and economic development.

    Improving nutrition not only alleviates human suffering, but also improves the...

  • El Dream Act de 2017 (S. 1615 & H.R. 3440)

    August 30, 2017

    Estados Unidos es una nación de inmigrantes. A través de su historia gente de todas partes del mundo se han trasladado aquí y han contribuido en sus comunidades y a nuestra vida nacional. Hoy, al igual que en el...

  • The Impacts of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on People in Africa and the Middle East

    August 28, 2017

    Worldwide, hunger and extreme poverty — defined as living on less than $1.90 a day — have been cut in half since 1990. Building on this momentum, the world has set a goal to end hunger and poverty by 2030. ...

  • How the U.S. Farm Bill Can Help End Hunger

    August 28, 2017

    The U.S. Farm Bill not only sets most U.S. agriculture policies, but also authorizes both federal nutrition assistance programs and humanitarian relief for hunger emergencies overseas. 

    This wide scope makes...

  • The Impacts of Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on the Latino Community

    August 15, 2017

    To end hunger and poverty in the United States by 2030, our country needs to support a budget that improves the lives of men, women, and children. Unfortunately, the Trump administration and Congress are proposing...

  • Fact Sheet: El Impacto del Presupuesto 2018 en la Comunidad Latina

    August 15, 2017

    Para poner fin al hambre y la pobreza en Estados Unidos para el 2030, nuestro país necesita un presupuesto que mejore la vida de hombres, mujeres y niños. Desafortunadamente, el Gobierno del Presidente Trump y el...

  • 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

    The Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615 & H.R. 3440)

    August 15, 2017


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

  • International Development Association (IDA) at the World Bank

    July 3, 2017

    IDA provides an efficient channel for Official Development Assistance, where donor resources are pooled together, along with other resources such as repayments, to provide a stable and substantial source of funding...

  • The U.S. Contribution to Ending Global Malnutrition

    June 21, 2017

    We have a new opportunity in 2017 to speed up global progress against malnutrition among pregnant women and young children. Worldwide, maternal and child malnutrition causes millions of deaths each year. In some...


Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017


The Jobs Challenge

April 10, 2018

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