Bread: August 2014 e-Newsletter
Early this year, Congress finally agreed on a budget/appropriations package and passed the long-debated farm bill. Both of these major pieces of legislation included cuts to anti-poverty programs, but total cuts to federal anti-poverty programs since 2011 have come to less than three percent of what the House of Representatives has been seeking. Funding for poverty-focused international development assistance has actually increased over the last several years. Read more »
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It is one thing to hear the media reports, and another thing to witness what is happening with the unaccompanied children arriving from Central America.Read more »
Every follower of Christ, every minister, and every local congregation must offer refuge to those seeking freedom, healing, and salvation.Read more »
More than 52,000 unaccompanied children have crossed the border into the United States.Read more »
"There's a diverse group of faith leaders who care about the decisions Congress makes and the impact those decisions have."Read more »
Rev. Roger and Marilyn Timm embody the generous financial support and steadfast involvement in advocacy that have sustained Bread for 40 years.Read more »
New Resources for 2014 Elections, Pray with Bread for an End to Hunger, New Staff at Bread for the World, Plan Now for Bread for the World Sunday on Oct. 19, Bread for the World Celebrates the Life of Sr. Mary Evelyn Jegen, SND.Read more »
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