Resource Library

  • 2015 Offering of Letters PowerPoint presentation

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    PowerPoint presentation for delivery at a forum or workshop by the leader of the letter-writing event

  • Conducting an Offering of Letters (2015)

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    A "how-to" guide for planning and implementing an Offering of Letters in your congregation or other faith community. Contains many tried-and-true...

  • 2015 Offering of Letters Feedback Form

    July 17, 2015

    Part of the 2015 Offering of Letters: Feed Our Children

    Feedback form to be completed by the coordinator/leader of the letter-writing event

    Survey to evaluate the effectiveness of the individual pieces...

  • Hunger and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    In this fact sheet, Bread presents its argument for mass incarceration as a hunger issue. It includes an examination of how incarceration causes hunger and presents the reasons Bread is working for reform of the U.S...

  • Budget 101

    July 16, 2015

    Answers the questions:

    • How is the federal government’s budget put together?
    • Why is it an important tool and place for advocacy to end hunger?

    Through a simple timeline, this fact...

  • Immigration, Hunger, and Opportunity

    July 16, 2015

    Bread presents its argument for immigration reform as a hunger issue. Examination of how hunger and immigration are related.

  • Budget Reconciliation 101

    July 16, 2015

    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).

    ...

  • Writing a Letter to the Editor of Your Local Newspaper

    July 16, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – getting your concerns in the media so they are seen by others, including the offices of members of Congress. Includes many helpful tips and a template for a letter to the...

  • African Growth and Opportunity Act

    July 16, 2015

    The African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) offers tangible incentives for African countries to continue to open their economies and build free markets for trade with the U.S.

  • 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...

  • Grassroots Advocacy Toolkit

    July 16, 2015

    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...

  • The Bible and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on reforming the criminal justice system and mass incarceration.

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

  • How to Conduct an In-District Meeting with a Member of Congress (or the Staff)

    July 16, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – the in-person visit in a district or state office of a member of Congress. Includes many helpful tips.

  • Elections Resources

    July 15, 2015

    A list of Bread-produced resources to help activists raise hunger as an issue during the 2016 congressional and presidential elections.

  • Fact Sheet: The Consequences of Sequestration and Tight Budget Caps

    July 15, 2015

    Sequestration refers to broad cuts to the federal government’s budget triggered by the Budget Control Act of 2011. These cuts are on top of already tight spending limits and years of cuts to programs serving poor and...

  • Diez maneras en las que los cristianos pueden ayudar a erradicar el hambre durante las elecciones

    July 7, 2015

    Descubre las maneras que pueden utilizar su iglesia y su fe para terminar el hambre durante las elecciones.

  • Effectively Using Public Meetings to Engage with Congressional Candidates

    July 7, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – attending a town hall or other public meeting with a member of Congress or candidate for Congress. Includes many helpful tips.

  • Design by Doug Puller/Bread for the World

    Manual: Las Elecciones Son Importantes

    July 7, 2015

    Una guía comprensiva para hablar con los candidatos y sensibilizar la política del hambre.

  • Elections Matter

    July 7, 2015

    A comprehensive but easy-to-read and easy-to-follow guide for individuals and churches that want to be engaged with candidates during election seasons.

    Includes coverage of legal issues for churches'...