Brand Strip

Chris Coons

Senator Chris Coons is a U.S. Senator from Delaware (Democrat). He serves as an honorary member of Bread for the World’s board of directors. In Congress, he serves on the Senate Appropriations, Foreign Relations, Judiciary, Small Business and Entrepreneurship, and Ethics committees. As a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on Africa and Global Health Policy, Coons has focused on building partnerships throughout Africa and ensuring that health programs, food aid, economic development, and security assistance effectively reach those who need it most. Coons is active with the National Prayer Breakfast and serves as co-chair of the Senate Prayer Breakfast. He earned a law degree from Yale Law School and a Master’s in Ethics from Yale Divinity School. He is Presbyterian.