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  • Keeping the Dream Alive: Hunger by the Numbers among Older Americans

    July 6, 2015

    Life expectancy has been rising steadily in the United States. The average expected lifespan in 2001 was 76 years. In 2012 this increased to 79 years. This means there is a growing population of older Americans. One...

  • Debt Limit 101

    July 6, 2015

    Most of the debt the government may owe is limited by law. When that limit is reached, Congress must vote to increase it. This has happened 10 times since 2001.

  • Overall Spending Caps 101

    July 6, 2015

    Restrictive spending caps that gut anti-poverty programs are not the answer. To reduce our nation’s deficit, the federal budget must be considered in its entirety. Congress must oppose overall spending caps and...

  • Triggers 101

    July 6, 2015

    A trigger is a mechanism intended to force Congress to pass bills to reduce federal deficits.

  • A Glossary of Budget Terms

    July 6, 2015

    A list of definitions for commonly used budget terms.

  • Deficits 101

    July 6, 2015

    To reduce our nation’s deficit, Congress must consider the federal budget in its entirety. Congress must create a circle of protection around funding for programs that are vital for hungry and poor people in the...

  • The Biblical Basis for Advocacy to End Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure presents the broad themes from the Bible that guide the mission of Bread for the World in working to end hunger.

    In addition to the Bible verses and passages cited here, there are many other...

  • Jane's Beans (Video)

    July 6, 2015

    These videos tell stories about people who are improving their lives with the help of U.S. development assistance, and clear up common misconceptions about development.

  • Give Us Today Our Daily Bread prayer card

    July 6, 2015

    Inspired by the Lord's Prayer, this pocket-size resource includes brief prayers for each day of the week - along with passages from Scripture. Through our prayers for those who hunger, for ourselves, and for our...

  • Hunger and Climate Change: What’s the Connection?

    July 2, 2015

    A Bread for the World Institute Background Paper

    The world will not be able to end hunger without confronting climate change and its threat to people who are hungry and marginalized. But before we can end...

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