Fact Sheet

Mass Incarceration and Over-Policing Fact Sheet

September 21, 2016

Official title: Mass Incarceration and Over-Policing are Hunger Issues

Produced in September 2016

This fact sheet explains how mass incarceration and over-policing are related to hunger. People leaving...

El hambre y la pobreza en las comunidades de inmigrantes

August 18, 2016

Producida en agosto de 2016

Esta ficha informativa abarca la prevalencia de hambre y pobreza en Estados Unidos entre los inmigrantes, especialmente aquellos sin documentación. Éste es uno de los grupos que...

Hunger and Poverty Among Immigrants

August 16, 2016

Produced in August 2016

This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States among immigrants, especially immigrants without documentation. This is one of the groups that Bread...

About Bread for the World - flier

July 16, 2014

A one-page flier that briefly describes what Bread for the World is, what is does, and how it carries out its work.

Congressional Voting Record by State (2016)

May 13, 2016

How did your state's delegation in the U.S. Congress stand on legislation during 2015-2016 that would end hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world?

Hunger and Poverty in Female-Headed Households

September 2, 2019

This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States in households headed by women.

Inmigración, hambre y oportunidad Pan para el Mundo y la reforma migratoria

March 1, 2013

Pan para el Mundo vé el progreso global contra la pobreza como un gran éxodo del hambre.

Nosotros sabemos que la migración internacional frecuentemente es parte de este éxodo — en la medida en que las personas...

Women’s Empowerment and Hunger fact sheet

March 15, 2016

One of the most concrete forms of discrimination is hunger and malnutrition, and women are most often treated with this form of discrimination. Being seen as equally deserving of nutritious food is a fundamental...

Fortified for Life: How the U.S. Government Supports Global Nutrition

May 25, 2016

A fact sheet that speaks briefly about why support for nutrition overseas is so important and how the U.S. government supports nutrition assistance.

Relates to the topic of the 2016 Offering of Letters:...

2016 Offering of Letters main booklet (background on topic)

February 17, 2016

Part of the 2016 Offering of Letters: Survive and Thrive

Background on this year's topic and tools to help you explain it

Table of contents

  • An Invitation: Use Your Influence
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Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • Election Resources

    One of the best times to raise the issues of hunger and poverty is during election campaigns. Engage candidates in your state/district on hunger and poverty using our elections resources.
  • U.S. Hunger and Poverty State Fact Sheets

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

  • Conflict and Fragility Are Hunger Issues

     Conflict is a main driver of the recent increase in hunger around the world and of forced migration. Hunger also contributes to conflict. 

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...

For Advocacy

  • Fact Sheet: Why We Need $200 Million for Global Nutrition Programs

    Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition in the fiscal year 2020 budget. 

  • Fact Sheet: Hunger by the Numbers

    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.

  • Sentencing Reform and Corrections Act of 2017

    Unnecessarily long prison sentences, combined with the lack of rehabilitative programs for people in prison, exacerbate hunger, poverty, and existing inequalities.

    Overly harsh mandatory minimum prison sentences have contributed to the rapid increase of our country’s prison population. The...

Faith

African at Heart

November 22, 2019

Insight

The Africa they want

February 21, 2020

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