- About Hunger
- How to End Hunger
- Our Impact
- Get Involved
By Bishop Jose Garcia
"Pray without ceasing ..." That's Paul's admonition to the Christians at Thessalonica, and it's Scripture's call to us today.
We know that ending extreme hunger and poverty is possible. In fact, the world's leaders recently committed to this by 2030 in their adoption of the Sustainable Development Goals. This goal is also shared by many Christian organizations that assist people struggling with hunger and poverty worldwide. But we know this isn't possible without God.
We are partnering with the OurPrayer Ministry at Guideposts, a nonprofit organization that touches millions of lives every day through products and services that inspire, encourage, and uplift. They lead thousands of people in prayer daily and receive millions of prayer petitions annually.
Together we are convening a Week of Prayer to End Hunger. The prayer campaign runs October 12-18. Here's how you can get involved:
When Jesus taught us about prayer, he kept things simple but included a call for the full realization of God's vision for the world: "Thy will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread." Here at Bread for the World, we want to pray that same prayer faithfully and persistently.
We hope you will join us this week in lifting up:
Bishop Jose Garcia is the director of church relations at Bread for the World.
We know that ending extreme hunger and poverty is possible.
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.
The Bible on...
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.