Resource Library

  • Infographic: Total Corrections Expenditures by Level of Government

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Total Corrections Expenditures by Level of Government

  • Infographic: Laws on Violence Against Women

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Laws on Violence Against Women

  • 2015 Hunger Report Data Tables

    July 6, 2015

    The 2015 Hunger Report data tables give readers easy access to current and comprehensive statistics on hunger and poverty, and the status of human development more broadly. Tables are divided between U.S. and global...

  • Getting Ready to Come Back: Advocacy Guide for Mission Teams

    July 6, 2015

    Getting Ready to Come Back will help short-term mission teams traveling internationally to understand how political, social, and economic systems contribute to hunger and poverty. The guide seeks to support and...

  • Infographic on women and violence

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic on women and violence

  • Photo by Molly Marsh/Bread for the World

    1,000 Days: The Issue & the Tools

    July 6, 2015

    A resource of the Women of Faith campaign

    Women of Faith for 1,000 Days is an ecumenical group of women dedicated to promoting improved nutrition for women and children in the 1,000 days between pregnancy and...

  • Poverty-Focused Development Assistance (PFDA) 101

    July 6, 2015

    Bread for the World monitors a number of accounts within the overall International Affairs Budget (called the 150 Account) of the federal government’s budget. These accounts fund programs that touch on hunger and...

  • Feed Our Children

    July 6, 2015

    Food affects many parts of our lives, both individually and collectively. Your own, personal weight and health is directly connected to the food you eat. And the desire of many consumers to buy organically grown food...

  • Hunger & Poverty Among African-American Children

    July 6, 2015

    Produced in February 2013

  • Keeping the Dream Alive: Hunger by the Numbers among Older Americans

    July 6, 2015

    Life expectancy has been rising steadily in the United States. The average expected lifespan in 2001 was 76 years. In 2012 this increased to 79 years. This means there is a growing population of older Americans. One...

  • Deficits 101

    July 6, 2015

    To reduce our nation’s deficit, Congress must consider the federal budget in its entirety. Congress must create a circle of protection around funding for programs that are vital for hungry and poor people in the...

  • Debt Limit 101

    July 6, 2015

    Most of the debt the government may owe is limited by law. When that limit is reached, Congress must vote to increase it. This has happened 10 times since 2001.

  • Overall Spending Caps 101

    July 6, 2015

    Restrictive spending caps that gut anti-poverty programs are not the answer. To reduce our nation’s deficit, the federal budget must be considered in its entirety. Congress must oppose overall spending caps and...

  • Triggers 101

    July 6, 2015

    A trigger is a mechanism intended to force Congress to pass bills to reduce federal deficits.

  • A Glossary of Budget Terms

    July 6, 2015

    A list of definitions for commonly used budget terms.

  • The Biblical Basis for Advocacy to End Hunger

    July 6, 2015

    This brochure presents the broad themes from the Bible that guide the mission of Bread for the World in working to end hunger.

    In addition to the Bible verses and passages cited here, there are many other...

  • Jane's Beans (Video)

    July 6, 2015

    These videos tell stories about people who are improving their lives with the help of U.S. development assistance, and clear up common misconceptions about development.

  • Give Us Today Our Daily Bread prayer card

    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...

  • Hunger and Climate Change: What’s the Connection?

    July 2, 2015

    A Bread for the World Institute Background Paper

    The world will not be able to end hunger without confronting climate change and its threat to people who are hungry and marginalized. But before we can end...

  • Strengthening Local Capacity: The Weak Link in Sustainable Development

    July 1, 2015

    Stronger local capacity — the ability of individuals and institutions to perform functions, solve problems, and achieve goals — is essential to achieving the ambitious global development goals of the post-2015 era....