Advocacy

Bread activists and staff at the dinner program at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church. Lacey Johnson for Bread for the World
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Advocacy Summit

June 21, 2019

Since its inception, the Advocacy Summit has embodied both a spiritual and political calling.

Bangladeshi mothers receiving information about maternal and child health and nutrition. Photo: Todd Post / Bread for the World

Fact Sheet: Why We Need $150 Million for Global Nutrition Programs

May 16, 2019

Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $150 million for global nutrition in the fiscal year 2020 budget. ...

U.S. Hunger and Poverty State Fact Sheets

November 5, 2018

These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C. ...

Joseph Terranova for Bread for the World.

Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

September 22, 2017

Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.

Food Insecurity Rates Continue Downward Trend, but Remain Higher than Pre-Recession Levels. Photo: Joseph Molieri / Bread for the World

Fact Sheet: Hunger by the Numbers

September 19, 2018

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.

El Dream Act de 2017 (S. 1615 & H.R. 3440)

August 30, 2017

Estados Unidos es una nación de inmigrantes. A través de su historia gente de todas partes del mundo se han trasladado aquí y han contribuido en sus comunidades y a nuestra vida nacional. Hoy, al igual que en el...

The State of Black Poverty: A Pan-African Millennial Perspective on Ending Hunger by 2030

April 10, 2017

Over the past year and a half, about two-dozen young adults from the United States and countries in Africa and the Caribbean, have gathered virtually and in person to reflect on the effects of hunger and poverty in...

Soliah recently visited the WIC mobile clinic so her daughter could get a checkup. Joseph Terranova for Bread for the World.

Fact Sheet: The Hunger-Medicaid Connection

March 22, 2017

Congress is considering proposals that would jeopardize healthcare coverage for millions of poor and near-poor adults and children. 

Legislation under consideration in the House and Senate would gut...

Many people who are at risk of hunger have jobs—even more than one—and work hard just to get by and put food on the table for their families. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

The Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615 & H.R. 3440)

August 15, 2017

Overview

The United States is a nation of immigrants. Throughout its history, people have moved here from all over the world and have contributed to their communities and our national life. Today, as in the...

Play bingo while you watch the presidential and vice presidential debates! Graphic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

Bingo card for the presidential and vice presidential debates

September 23, 2016

Play bingo while you watch the presidential and vice presidential debates!

We want to elect leaders who make ending hunger...

Tools
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For Education

For Faith

  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

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Advocacy Summit

June 21, 2019

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