Bread: September - October 2012 Newsletter
Use our online election resources to be a more effective advocate for programs that support hungry and poor people during this crucial season.
One of the blessings of this year’s general election is that federal budget issues are in the spotlight more than ever, creating opportunities for a national conversation about what it will take to end hunger and poverty.
"Compassion is the essence of what it means to be the human beings God created us to be."
When you send Bread for the World cards, your family and friends learn about our vital work to help hungry and poor people. Get your 2012 Christmas cards today!
When law makers reconvene for a brief session prior to the Nov. 6 general election, their attention will likely turn to a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown. This would kick many big decisions to the lame duck session between the election and the new year.
Father John is an avid advocate for poor and hungry people — a persistent voice at Bread for the World Lobby Days.
From the Field: Speaking for Those Who Can't Speak for Themselves: A Hunger Justice Leader Finds Her Voice
"I believe that by changing policies and programs, we can provide help beyond the community in which we live."