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Building the political will to get the U.S. government to do its part in ending hunger takes the work of many individuals and organizations. That’s why Bread for the World joins with partners, works in coalitions, and helps to build up the advocacy capacity of other organizations. Our overall goal is to end hunger rather than building up our own organization.
Bread for the World has deep connections to church bodies and agencies across U.S. Christianity. We work with other Christian or faith-based organizations in Washington, D.C., and in communities across the country. Below is a sample of the Christian churches and organizations we work with on a regular basis.
Bread for the World and its affiliate, the Alliance to End Hunger, also have ties to Jewish, Muslim, and other faith-based organizations, including:
Bread for the World has strong partnerships with the network of organizations that advocate on global poverty and development issues. These include:
Bread for the World and Bread for the World Institute work with other groups in coalitions on specific issues. Bread currently plays a leadership role in the following coalitions:
If you represent a local congregation or other faith group and want to join Bread’s advocacy work mobilizing Christians across the U.S., great! Learn about ways to engage your church and contact your local organizer. Your congregation can also make a deeper commitment to advocacy for hunger as a Covenant Church. Contact us at email@example.com to learn more.
Contact Bread’s church relations department if you represent a denomination, church network, denominational hunger program, or other church-related organization and want to partner with Bread on projects, events, or issues.
Contact Bread’s government relations department or Bread for the World Institute, Bread’s research and policy-analysis arm, if you are interested in working with Bread on specific public policy issues.
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Afghanistan would be considered likely to have high rates of hunger because at least two of the major causes of global hunger affect it—armed conflict and fragile governmental institutions.
Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half of all preventable deaths among children under 5. Every year, the world loses hundreds of thousands of young children and babies to hunger-related causes.
Bread for the World is calling on the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to build a better 1,000-Days infrastructure in the United States.
“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.