Resource Library

  • Photo by Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World.

    Poverty-Focused Development Assistance (PFDA) 101

    March 27, 2017

    U.S. development assistance has made a big difference to millions of people in poverty. A well that provides clean drinking water for a village may cost a few hundred dollars, but the benefits far exceed that sum in...

  • Soliah recently visited the WIC mobile clinic so her daughter could get a checkup. Joseph Terranova for Bread for the World.

    Fact Sheet: The Hunger-Medicaid Connection

    March 22, 2017

    Congress is considering proposals that would jeopardize healthcare coverage for millions of poor and near-poor adults and children. 

    Legislation under consideration in the House and Senate would gut...

  • Budget 101: Block Grants, Flexibility, and Per Capita Caps

    February 20, 2017

    Recent congressional budget proposals and plans to reduce poverty include options for changing the structure of current social programs from “entitlements,” which provide sufficient funding to address the needs of...

  • Hunger and Poverty in the African-American Community

    February 7, 2017

    Basic statistics and brief explanations of the causes of hunger and poverty among African-Americans.

    African-Americans are more likely to be food-insecure and live in poverty than other...

  • Key African American Contributions to Ending Hunger and Poverty

    February 1, 2017

    Leaders from the African-American community have helped our country and other nations inch ever closer to the goal of ending hunger and poverty by 2030. Key contributions by African-Americans throughout this century...

  • Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World

    Immigration is a Hunger Issue

    January 31, 2017

    Why Is Immigration a Hunger Issue?

    People who live and work here without documentation are among the most vulnerable people in our country. They are more likely to live in poverty and to struggle to put...

  • Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World

    El Hambre está relacionada con la inmigración

    January 31, 2017

    ¿Por qué la inmigración es cuestión de hambre?

    Las personas que aquí viven y trabajan sin documentos se encuentran entre las más vulnerables en nuestro país. Tienen más probabilidades de vivir en la pobreza...

  • One year after ACA is repealed, 18 million would be uninsured. Graphic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

    The Affordable Care Act 101

    January 26, 2017

    Poor health is a leading cause of hunger and poverty in the United States.

    Access to affordable health insurance coverage will be a critical component in reaching the goal of ending hunger by 2030. In 2015,...

  • Many people who are at risk of hunger have jobs—even more than one—and work hard just to get by and put food on the table for their families. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

    Análisis Legislativo: La Ley BRIDGE (Alto a Deportación de Soñadores y que Ayudan a Crecer Nuestra Economía)

    January 26, 2017

    Estados Unidos es una nación de inmigrantes. A lo largo de su historia, ha venido gente de todo el mundo, y han contribuido a sus comunidades y a la vida nacional. Hoy en día, tal como en el pasado, los inmigrantes...

  • El Hambre y la Pobreza en la Comunidad Hispana

    October 24, 2016

    Esta ficha informativa resume el estado del hambre en la comunidad hispana de los Estados Unidos. Se basa en las cifras del 2014 (último año con información completa disponible) de la Oficina del Censo de los Estados...

  • Bread Newsletter October 2016

    October 1, 2016

    In this issue: Bread Continues to Seek its Issues in Debates, on Campaign Trail; Bread, Other Groups Petition Clinton and Trump Campaigns and Debate Moderator; U.S. Hunger Rates Drop, New Fact Sheet on Figures; Faith...

  • Play bingo while you watch the presidential and vice presidential debates! Graphic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

    Bingo card for the presidential and vice presidential debates

    September 23, 2016

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

    We want to elect leaders who make ending hunger...

  • Mass Incarceration and Over-Policing Fact Sheet

    September 21, 2016

    Official title: Mass Incarceration and Over-Policing are Hunger Issues

    Produced in September 2016

    This fact sheet explains how mass incarceration and over-policing are related to hunger. People leaving...

  • Churches and the Elections

    September 15, 2016

    A list of nine things churches, their leaders, and members can do to be involved during the 2016 campaigns for Congress and the presidency. All items are geared toward electing members of Congress and a president...

  • Hunger by the Numbers (2016)

    September 12, 2016

    Produced in September 2016

    This fact sheet summarizes the state of hunger in the United States. It is based on 2015 figures (the latest available) from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for hunger security in...

  • Bread Newsletter September 2016

    September 1, 2016

    In this issue: 9 Ways Your Church Can Participate in the Elections; On Faith: Justice and Peace Inform the Mission Focus of Hunger and Poverty for Orthodox Christians; El Camino de Inmigrante/The...

  • Bread Newsletter (print/mailed edition) Sept-Oct 2016

    September 1, 2016

    In this issue: 2016 Elections: Bread for the World Members Urge Candidates to Address Hunger; Churches Make Plans for Bread for the World Sunday; Thanks to You, Food Reaches Drought Victims and...

  • Social Media Kit for #IVote2EndHunger Campaign

    August 24, 2016

    Provides simple instructions and tips within the four ways you can make hunger and poverty issues in the 2016 campaigns through social media.

    Designed for a person who is already active online and using social...

  • El hambre y la pobreza en las comunidades de inmigrantes

    August 18, 2016

    Producida en agosto de 2016

    Esta ficha informativa abarca la prevalencia de hambre y pobreza en Estados Unidos entre los inmigrantes, especialmente aquellos sin documentación. Éste es uno de los grupos que...

  • Hunger and Poverty Among Immigrants

    August 16, 2016

    Produced in August 2016

    This fact sheet looks at the prevalence of hunger and poverty in the United States among immigrants, especially immigrants without documentation. This is one of the groups that Bread...


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