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April 2010

Pre-Order ‘Exodus From Hunger’

Bread President David Beckmann’s new book, Exodus from Hunger: We Are Called to Change the Politics of Hunger, is available for pre-order for $11.95—only for a limited time, so be sure to act soon. Visit www.exodusfromhunger.org to order, find out more about the book, and read brief excerpts.

Rick Steves Raises $29,700 for Bread

Travel expert Rick Steves urged his viewers and listeners to support Bread by making donations toward our advocacy work. The host of public television’s Rick Steves Europe Through the Back Door and author of Travel as a Political Act gave Eurail passes to the first 33 travelers who made $900 donations to Bread, raising $29,700 for our advocacy work!

Awards to Bread, David Beckmann

Catholic Charities USA, a nonprofit that serves more than 9 million people annually, awarded Bread its Centennial Medal in recognition of our service to people in need. Catholic Charities President Rev. Larry Snyder presented the medal to David Beckmann during Bread’s Lobby Day June 15.

Beckmann also received an honorary doctor of civil law degree from Sewanee, The University of the South, on May 15. The university honored him “for his enduring commitment to reducing hunger and poverty, and for his many and meaningful contributions to our world,” said Joel Cunningham, Sewanee vice chancellor and president.

Bread Donor Matches Gifts

In support of our work to end childhood hunger, gifts from you and other Bread members between now and August 31 will be matched—dollar for dollar—up to $50,000. Thanks to the generosity of a Bread board member, your gift of $25 becomes $50, and a gift of $100 becomes $200. Please visit www.bread.org/go/summermatch or use the attached envelope to make your gift.

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