Bread: January 2014 e-Newsletter
The devastation wrought by major international disasters in recent years, such as last year’s typhoon in the Philippines, 2010’s massive earthquake in Haiti, and the ongoing crisis in Syria, shows how valuable U.S. food aid is in addressing humanitarian emergencies around the world. These crises also show that, despite the successes of U.S. food aid, reforms are needed to the programs that provide it. Reforming U.S. food aid is the focus of Bread for the World’s 2014 Offering of Letters. Read more »
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Also in this Issue:
Rev. David Beckmann provides greetings by video to thank members for their participation in and support of Bread's work in 2013.Read more »
Hundreds of thousands of Christians around the world prayed for an end to hunger on Dec. 10 as part of an international "wave of prayer."Read more »
Last year ended with a mixed-bag list of accomplishments for Congress regarding hunger- and poverty-related legislation.Read more »
Sustained faithfulness in advocacy must be grounded in a larger life of discipline, humility, and Christian hope if it is to endure for the long haul.Read more »
Don't let Congress leave unemployed workers who are struggling to find work out in the cold! Call or email your members of Congress today!Read more »
Sam Daley-Harris' Reclaiming Our Democracy challenges organizations to provide a deeper level of empowerment to their members.Read more »
The Offering of Letters, Conferences, Lenten Prayers, the 2014 Hunger Report, the Annual Hunger Gala, Souper Bowl of Caring, and more!Read more »
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