Faith Tools

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    January 1, 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    September 21, 2015

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and,...

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    September 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • The Bible and Immigration Reform

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on immigration reform.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • The Bible and Poverty-Focused Development Assistance

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy for federal government assistance abroad that focuses on eradicating poverty.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical...

  • Banquet of Praise

    July 6, 2015

    A book of worship resources, hymns, and songs in the spirit of justice, peace, and food for all. Contains invocations, litanies, benedictions, and other prayers, along with sample worship services and more than 150...

  • Pray to End Hunger Prayer Card

    July 6, 2015

    Card with excerpts from Bread’s credo on one side and a line from the Lord’s Prayer/The Our Father (“Give us this day our daily bread…”) with an image of the biblical five loaves and two fishes on the other side....

  • Design by Doug Puller/Bread for the World

    Pray to End Hunger Prayer Commitment Card

    July 6, 2015

    At Bread for the World, we’re committed to praying for an end to hunger by 2030. We know that God is moving in our time to end hunger, and through prayer we remain connected to that work. If you’re committed to...

  • Daily Prayers to End Hunger

    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...

  • Photo by Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World

    Working With Your Church to End Hunger (church engagement) Brochure

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure provides a brief introduction to Bread for the World for church leaders seeking new ways to engage their congregations in ending hunger in God's world....

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • The Nourishing Effect

    Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.

  • The Impacts of Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on the Latino Community

    To end hunger and poverty in the United States by 2030, our country needs to support a budget that improves the lives of men, women, and children. Unfortunately, the Trump administration and Congress are proposing dramatic cuts to programs that promote economic opportunity or provide food...

  • The Dream Act of 2017 (S. 1615 & H.R. 3440)

    Overview

    The United States is a nation of immigrants. Throughout its history, people have moved here from all over the world and have contributed to their communities and our national life. Today, as in the past, immigrants are also creating prosperity for this nation. 

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For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to health as a hunger issue.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.

  • Bread Newsletter January 2016

    In this issue: Another Great Year for Bread; Catholics Begin Observance of Holy Year of Mercy; Serving on ‘God’s Wave Length’ for 39 Years; and more.
     

  • Interfaith Religious Leaders’ Pledge to End Hunger

    A wide array of the nation’s faith leaders have come together on the eve of Pope Francis’ arrival in the United States to commit ourselves to encourage our communities to work for the end of hunger by 2030 and, toward that end, for a shift in U.S. national priorities.

    We are deeply pleased...

For Advocacy

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    A set of how-to sheets for carrying out advocacy and fact sheets on the current issues Bread for the World is working on.

    For new and current Bread grassroots hunger activists.

    Ideal as a starter toolkit for new Bread activists or as a set of updates for current activists.

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  • The State of Black Poverty: A Pan-African Millennial Perspective on Ending Hunger by 2030

    Over the past year and a half, about two-dozen young adults from the United States and countries in Africa and the Caribbean, have gathered virtually and in person to reflect on the effects of hunger and poverty in black communities. The working group has been considering socio-political and...

  • Fact Sheet: The Hunger-Medicaid Connection

    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...