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Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice that lobbies Congress and the administration on ending hunger in the U.S. and around the world. We are the largest organization of its kind in the nation. Bread has lobbyists on its staff and also mobilizes people of faith around the U.S. to communicate with Congress through letters, emails, phone calls, and in-person visits. We are based in Washington, D.C., near Capitol Hill.
Bread is a leading authority on hunger and poverty and related issues. We have experts available to speak to reporters, producers, and editors. We can provide comment and contribute expert opinion. Our experts are available for interviews in all media or for background information. Bread specializes in these issues, both domestically and internationally:
Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.
The federal McGovern-Dole International Food for Education and Child Nutrition Program is named after former Senator George McGovern (D-SD) and former Senator Bob Dole (R-KS) for their long-...
By Marlysa D. Gamblin
Some people in the United States are at least twice as likely as the general U.S. population to be hungry and/or experiencing poverty. They belong to some of the country’s major demographic groups: African Americans, Latinos, Native Americans, households led by...
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.
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.
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...
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.
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...
The bill under consideration, the American Health Care Act, would gut...