- About Hunger
- How to End Hunger
- Our Impact
- Get Involved
Washington, D.C. – Bread for the World, the World Council of Churches, and Howard University Office of the Dean of the Chapel are hosting a consultation of Pan-African women of faith from across the world. The goal of the consultation is to ensure that hunger and poverty are on the platforms of candidates aspiring to public office this year in the U.S., Africa, and the Caribbean.
Pan-African women are disproportionately affected by hunger and poverty, and the hope of the consultation is to raise and consolidate support among the women to respond to the injustices and disparities in their local and global communities. The event will:
affirm the leadership provided by Pan-African women to address hunger and poverty,
highlight the important role Pan-African women of faith have and can play in advocacy and elections, and
inform the collective efforts to ensure that specific issues facing Pan-African women and girls are understood and considered by decision makers.
On Friday, June 10, participants will also take part in the Pan-African Spiritual Pilgrimage: A Sacred Journey of Lament, Celebration, and Hope to significant sites around Washington, D.C.
WHO: Bread for the World;
World Council of Churches Pan African Women’s Ecumenical Empowerment Network (PAWEEN); and
Howard University Office of the Dean of the Chapel
WHAT: Pan-African Women of Faith International Consultation & Spiritual Pilgrimage
WHEN: Thursday, June 9 – Saturday, June 11
WHERE: Howard University Andrew Rankin Chapel and other locations in Washington, D.C.
Additional information about the event, speakers, and registration can be found at: http://www.bread.org/panafrican
A complete schedule can be found at: http://bit.ly/1X0HO8C
For more information, contact Chris Ford, media relations manager of Bread for the World, at 202-688-1o77 or email@example.com.
These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C.
Conflict is a main driver of the recent increase in hunger around the world and of forced migration. Hunger also contributes to conflict.
“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...
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...
This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-African people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.
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 the fiscal year 2020 budget.
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.