Resource Library

  • Bread Newsletter April 2016

    April 1, 2016

    In this issue: Summer Conference to Put Nutrition on Center Stage; Bread and Global Coalition Work Together to End Maternal and Child Malnutrition; On Faith: Eating and Drinking with Jesus; and more...

  • Bread Newsletter March 2016

    March 1, 2016

    In this issue: Poverty Discussed at February GOP Debate; President’s Budget Proposes New Ways to End Child Hunger; On Faith: The ‘Altaring’ Effects of Communion; New Fact Sheet Shows Blacks Face...

  • Bread Newsletter February 2016

    February 1, 2016

    In this issue: Vote to End Hunger in 2016; Introducing the 2016 Offering of Letters: Survive and Thrive; Child Nutrition Bill Advances in Senate; Celebrating Black History Month and Leaders; and more...

  • Facts on Hunger and Poverty in the United States and Internationally

    February 1, 2016

    Did you know? 

    More than 48 million Americans lived in households that struggled to put food on the table in 2014 (latest figure available) and 1 in 5 children live at risk of hunger. Worldwide...

  • The 2016 Hunger Report by the Numbers

    December 3, 2015

    Each year since 2008, the number of food-insecure people in the United States has hovered between 48 million and 50 million, approximately one in six people in the country.

    Food insecurity increases, by nearly...

  • Informe 2016, en cifras

    December 3, 2015

    Cada año desde el 2008, el número de personas que padecen inseguridad alimentaria en los Estados Unidos se ha mantenido entre 48 y 50 millones, lo que supone aproximadamente 1 de cada 6 personas en el país. 


  • 2016 Hunger Report. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

    The Nourishing Effect

    November 26, 2015

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

  • Development Works: Myths and Realities

    August 31, 2015

    From Bread for the World Institute

    A series of seven short essays that make the case for effective international development assistance. They answer key questions from why development assistance is so...

  • Photo by Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World

    2013 Hunger Report: Within Reach: Global Development Goals

    August 20, 2015

    The 2013 Hunger Report focuses on the final push to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by their 2015 deadline and proposes a new set of global development goals to eliminate hunger and extreme poverty by...

  • 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...

  • 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.

  • Infographic on reference to women in peace treaties

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic on reference to women in peace treaties

  • Infographic: The U.S. and Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: The U.S. and Convention on Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women

  • Infographic: Who Controls Women's Own Income

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic: Who Controls Women's Own Income...

  • 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...

  • Infographic on women and violence

    July 6, 2015

    Infographic on women and violence

  • 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