Bingo card for the presidential and vice presidential debates

September 23, 2016
Play bingo while you watch the presidential and vice presidential debates! Graphic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

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

We want to elect leaders who make ending hunger and poverty a priority, so we are encouraging candidates to talk about these issues.

We invite you to watch the debates and listen if candidates address poverty and hunger.

Download and print Bread’s bingo cards with terms relating to hunger, poverty, and the work needed to end both.

Use a marker and put an X through each word or phrase you hear the candidates say. Five consecutive crosses means that you got bingo!

Play with friends or with others on Twitter by using the hashtag #IVote2EndHunger. Tag @bread4theworld if you get bingo.

A BINGO win for you is also a win for our advocacy, as hearing these words spoken means the candidates are talking about hunger and poverty – something that must be done if we’re to effectively end hunger by 2030.

Presidential and vice presidential debates will air on:

  • September 26
  • October 4 (VP debate)
  • October 9
  • October 19

All debates begin at 9 p.m. EDT and will be televised on all major networks. Join us as we play BINGO and hold the candidates accountable on addressing hunger and poverty.

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

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    “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...

  • 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.

For Advocacy