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Rev. Amy Reumann is Director of Advocacy for the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, where she leads domestic, international, environmental, and corporate social responsibility portfolios in Washington D.C, New York, and 14 state capitols. Reumann formerly served as director of the Lutheran Advocacy Ministry in Pennsylvania, director for Urban Coalition ministry in the Greater Milwaukee Synod, and as parish pastor. She serves on the Center for Responsible Lending’s Faith & Credit steering committee, and that of the Circle of Protection. Reumann holds degrees from Muhlenberg College in religion and international affairs, a Master of Divinity from the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago, and a Master of Sacred Theology from General Theological Seminary. She is Lutheran (ELCA). Silver Spring, Maryland.
Afghanistan would be considered likely to have high rates of hunger because at least two of the major causes of global hunger affect it—armed conflict and fragile governmental institutions.
Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half of all preventable deaths among children under 5. Every year, the world loses hundreds of thousands of young children and babies to hunger-related causes.
Bread for the World is calling on the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to build a better 1,000-Days infrastructure in the United States.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in faith.” These words from Colossians 2:6 remind us of the faith that is active in love for our neighbors.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is designed to respond to changes in need, making it well suited to respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.