Resource Library

  • Debt Limit 101

    July 6, 2015

    Most of the debt the government may owe is limited by law. When that limit is reached, Congress must vote to increase it. This has happened 10 times since 2001.

  • Overall Spending Caps 101

    July 6, 2015

    Restrictive spending caps that gut anti-poverty programs are not the answer. To reduce our nation’s deficit, the federal budget must be considered in its entirety. Congress must oppose overall spending caps and...

  • Triggers 101

    July 6, 2015

    A trigger is a mechanism intended to force Congress to pass bills to reduce federal deficits.

  • A Glossary of Budget Terms

    July 6, 2015

    A list of definitions for commonly used budget terms.

  • Jane's Beans (Video)

    July 6, 2015

    These videos tell stories about people who are improving their lives with the help of U.S. development assistance, and clear up common misconceptions about development.

  • 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...

  • Give Us Today Our Daily Bread prayer card

    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...

  • Hunger and Climate Change: What’s the Connection?

    July 2, 2015

    A Bread for the World Institute Background Paper

    The world will not be able to end hunger without confronting climate change and its threat to people who are hungry and marginalized. But before we can end...

  • Strengthening Local Capacity: The Weak Link in Sustainable Development

    July 1, 2015

    Stronger local capacity — the ability of individuals and institutions to perform functions, solve problems, and achieve goals — is essential to achieving the ambitious global development goals of the post-2015 era....

  • Religious Leaders' Statement

    July 1, 2015

    As leaders of churches and Christian organizations, we are called to labor in God’s work of ending hunger in the world. To achieve the goal of ending hunger by 2030, we know it will require the full participation and...

  • 2015 Hunger Report Christian Study Guide

    July 1, 2015

    Bread for the World Institute’s 2015 Hunger Report: When Women Flourish ... We Can End Hunger offers information, insight, and challenges to people of faith. This guide invites Christians to study it together and to...

  • Bread for the World videos

    June 1, 2015

    All of Bread's videos are available on Bread’s YouTube channel

    Find videos there on/for:

    • introducing Bread as an organization
    • ...
  • Religious Leaders' Statement on the Full Particiation and Leadership of Women

    May 7, 2015

    Statement by 50 prominent Christain leaders in the 2015 Hunger Report.  It recognizes the critical role of women's leadership in ending global hunger.  They commit to removing barriers that prevent women from...

  • Poverty and Social Indicators among Asian-Americans

    May 7, 2015

    This Fact Sheet provides data on social indicators for Asian-Americans.

  • Prayers While Cooking

    May 6, 2015

    A short, personal prayer for use while preparing a meal.

  • Prayers at the Table

    May 6, 2015

    A table prayer, remembering hungry people around the world.

  • Breath Prayers About Hunger

    May 6, 2015

    A short, meditative prayer.

  • The Work of Christmas

    May 6, 2015

    Howard Thurman's poetic reflection on "the work" that begins with Christmas.

  • Bethlehem, House of Bread

    May 6, 2015

    A Christmas prayer from Bread for Tomorrow by Kate Compson, focusing on the meaning of the name "Bethlehem."

  • A Liberation Poem

    May 6, 2015

    A short, poetic prayer focusing on liberation.