Resource Library

  • Joseph Terranova for Bread for the World.

    Health Care Is a Hunger Issue

    September 22, 2017

    Learn more about the principles that Bread for the World supports regarding health reform.

  • Those who face hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty are increasingly likely to live in areas currently experiencing or recovering from crises. Photo by Jordan Teague / Bread for the World Institute

    Mind the Gap: Nutrition to Bridge Humanitarian and Development Efforts

    September 13, 2017

    By Jordan Teague

    Because the world has made so much progress against hunger in recent decades, those who face hunger, malnutrition, and extreme poverty are increasingly likely to live in areas currently...

  • Bread's victories often have lasting effects and set policy and funding that benefit people for years. UN/Kibae Park.

    International Development Association (IDA) and Nutrition

    September 1, 2017

    Improving maternal and child nutrition is the most cost-effective investment in international human and economic development.

    Improving nutrition not only alleviates human suffering, but also improves the...

  • El Dream Act de 2017 (S. 1615 & H.R. 3440)

    August 30, 2017

    Estados Unidos es una nación de inmigrantes. A través de su historia gente de todas partes del mundo se han trasladado aquí y han contribuido en sus comunidades y a nuestra vida nacional. Hoy, al igual que en el...

  • The Impacts of Proposed Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on the African-American Community

    August 28, 2017

    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...

  • The Impacts of Fiscal Year 2018 Budget Cuts on People in Africa and the Middle East

    August 28, 2017

    Worldwide, hunger and extreme poverty — defined as living on less than $1.90 a day — have been cut in half since 1990. Building on this momentum, the world has set a goal to end hunger and poverty by 2030. ...

  • How the U.S. Farm Bill Can Help End Hunger

    August 28, 2017

    The U.S. Farm Bill not only sets most U.S. agriculture policies, but also authorizes both federal nutrition assistance programs and humanitarian relief for hunger emergencies overseas. 

    This wide scope makes...

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

    August 15, 2017

    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...

  • Fact Sheet: El Impacto del Presupuesto 2018 en la Comunidad Latina

    August 15, 2017

    Para poner fin al hambre y la pobreza en Estados Unidos para el 2030, nuestro país necesita un presupuesto que mejore la vida de hombres, mujeres y niños. Desafortunadamente, el Gobierno del Presidente Trump y el...

  • 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

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

    August 15, 2017

    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...

  • International Development Association (IDA) at the World Bank

    July 3, 2017

    IDA provides an efficient channel for Official Development Assistance, where donor resources are pooled together, along with other resources such as repayments, to provide a stable and substantial source of funding...

  • The U.S. Contribution to Ending Global Malnutrition

    June 21, 2017

    We have a new opportunity in 2017 to speed up global progress against malnutrition among pregnant women and young children. Worldwide, maternal and child malnutrition causes millions of deaths each year. In some...

  • Undocumented immigrants face higher rates of hunger and poverty than other groups. Graphic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

    From Hunger to Hunger: Undocumented Immigrants Face Hunger on Both Sides of the Border

    June 2, 2017

    Immigration is a hunger issue. Addressing hunger on both sides of the border is essential to reaching a long-term solution.

    Undocumented immigrants leave their home countries to escape deep...

  • Fasting Guide

    May 17, 2017

    This Fasting Guide will help you to discern how you will fast, to prepare you for your fast, and to get your community involved. 

  • Fasting Social Media Guide

    May 17, 2017

    A Social Media Kit is also available for those who want to let others know about our time of prayer and fasting.

  • Through the federal budget process, Congress can make funding decisions that put us on track to end hunger and poverty. Infographic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

    Fundamentos del presupuesto: El Hambre y el presupuesto nacional

    May 5, 2017

    Por medio del proceso presupuestario, el Congreso puede tomar decisiones de financiación que nos ponen en el camino hacia el fin del hambre y la pobreza. Sin importar cuál partido controla el Congreso o la Casa...

  • Through the federal budget process, Congress can make funding decisions that put us on track to end hunger and poverty. Infographic by Doug Puller / Bread for the World

    Budget 101

    May 5, 2017

    Through the federal budget process, Congress can make funding decisions that put us on track to end hunger and poverty. Regardless of which political party controls Congress or the White House, our elected leaders...

  • Budget Reconciliation 101

    May 5, 2017

    Budget reconciliation is a legislative budget procedure that enables Congress to make sweeping changes to taxes and entitlement programs (like SNAP — formerly known as food stamps — Medicaid, and Medicare).

    ...

  • Fact Sheet: Nutrition During Famine

    May 4, 2017

    Famine means that 20 percent or more of the households in an area have “an extreme lack of food and other basic needs where starvation, death, and destitution are evident.”

    Famine has been declared in two...

  • Fact Sheet: Do Work Requirements in Public Programs Work?

    May 1, 2017

    Legislators frequently propose that people who receive safety net benefits such as SNAP (formerly food stamps) or Medicaid be required to do paid or unpaid work in exchange. The most recent proposals include stricter...

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Changing Climate, Changing Farmers

February 7, 2017

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Running their own lives

September 15, 2017

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