Fact Sheet

We urge Congress to embrace smarter immigration and border enforcement policy. Photo: Jeffrey Austin

Política fronteriza: abordando las causas fundamentales del hambre y la pobreza

January 9, 2018

Immigration is a hunger issue on both sides of the border. We call on Congress to take a comprehensive approach to immigration reform.

Almost 50 percent of all black children younger than 6 live in poverty. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

Fact Sheet: Hunger and Poverty in the African American Community

September 30, 2018

While hunger declined from 2017 for the general U.S. population, African Americans experienced a one percent increase, an increase of 153,000 African American households. This fact sheet explores the issue in depth...

We urge Congress to embrace smarter immigration and border enforcement policy. Photo: Jeffrey Austin

Border Policy: Addressing the Root Causes of Hunger and Immigration

January 9, 2018

Immigration is a hunger issue on both sides of the border. We call on Congress to take a comprehensive approach to immigration reform.

Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, hunger and food insecurity were much more common among Puerto Ricans than among their fellow U.S. citizens in the 50 states. Photo: iStock

Fact Sheet: Hunger and Poverty in Puerto Rico

March 1, 2019

Even before Hurricanes Irma and Maria struck Puerto Rico, hunger and food insecurity were much more common among...

Latino children are nearly twice as likely to lack access to sufficient nutritious food as non-Latino white children. Photo: Bread for the World

El Hambre y la Pobreza en la Comunidad Hispana

September 15, 2017

Hay 56 millones de hispanos en Estados Unidos. Algunos son nacidos aquí, mientras que otros son originarios de México, Centroamérica, o Sudamérica. Los hispanos son culturalmente y ra-cialmente diversos, y varían en...

Food insecurity can be more predictive of chronic illness than income. iStockphoto

Food Insecurity and Chronic Health Conditions

September 29, 2017

Food security status is strongly related to the likelihood of chronic disease in general, and to the number of chronic conditions an individual may have.

Overall, adults with very low food security are 40...

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.

Through the federal budget process, Congress can make funding decisions that put us on track to end hunger and poverty. Infographic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

Fundamentos del presupuesto: El Hambre y el presupuesto nacional

May 5, 2017

Por medio del proceso presupuestario, el Congreso puede tomar decisiones de financiación que nos ponen en el camino hacia el fin del hambre y la pobreza. Sin importar cuál partido controla el Congreso o la Casa...

Fact Sheet: El Impacto del Presupuesto 2018 en la Comunidad Latina

August 15, 2017

Para poner fin al hambre y la pobreza en Estados Unidos para el 2030, nuestro país necesita un presupuesto que mejore la vida de hombres, mujeres y niños. Desafortunadamente, el Gobierno del Presidente Trump y el...

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  • 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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