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Washington, D.C. – Bread for the World released the following statement regarding reports about the Trump administration’s proposed fiscal year 2021 budget. The statement can be attributed to Rev. David Beckmann, president of Bread for the World:
“We are alarmed by the Trump administration’s fiscal year 2021 budget, which would drastically cut funding for programs for people living in hunger and poverty. We will continue to work with Congress to hold back these harmful cuts. Unfortunately, the administration has repeatedly found other means of pursuing its budget cuts through rulemaking and administrative action. Congress must rein in the administration’s rulemaking.”
Climate Change Worsens Hunger in Latino/a Communities
Climate change threatens the traditions and lifestyles of Indigenous people.
While climate change impacts everyone, regardless of race, policies and practices around climate have historically discriminated against and excluded people of color.
“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.
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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 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.