Resource Library

  • Budget 101: Block Grants, Flexibility, and Per Capita Caps

    February 20, 2017

    Recent congressional budget proposals and plans to reduce poverty include options for changing the structure of current social programs from “entitlements,” which provide sufficient funding to address the needs of...

  • Key African American Contributions to Ending Hunger and Poverty

    February 1, 2017

    Leaders from the African-American community have helped our country and other nations inch ever closer to the goal of ending hunger and poverty by 2030. Key contributions by African-Americans throughout this century...

  • Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World

    El Hambre está relacionada con la inmigración

    January 31, 2017

    ¿Por qué la inmigración es cuestión de hambre?

    Las personas que aquí viven y trabajan sin documentos se encuentran entre las más vulnerables en nuestro país. Tienen más probabilidades de vivir en la pobreza...

  • Joseph Molieri/Bread for the World

    Immigration is a Hunger Issue

    January 31, 2017

    Why Is Immigration a Hunger Issue?

    People who live and work here without documentation are among the most vulnerable people in our country. They are more likely to live in poverty and to struggle to put...

  • Hunger Report 2017: Fragile Environments, Resilient Communities

    Fragile States

    November 21, 2016

    Fragile Environments, Resilient Communities explains how state fragility stands in the way of ending hunger and extreme poverty.

  • Remarks by Bread for the World President Rev. David Beckmann at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

    July 27, 2016

    Download remarks by Rev. David Beckmann to the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

    Bread for the World President Rev. David Beckmann spoke to faith activists and delegates at...

  • Briefing Paper: The Sustainable Development Goals in the United States

    May 27, 2016

    In 2015, the United States and 192 other countries agreed to work toward a set of goals, the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), by 2030. The SDGs build on the significant progress made during the 2000-2015...

  • Fortified for Life: How the U.S. Government Supports Global Nutrition

    May 25, 2016

    A fact sheet that speaks briefly about why support for nutrition overseas is so important and how the U.S. government supports nutrition assistance.

    Relates to the topic of the 2016 Offering of Letters:...

  • Congressional Voting Record by State (2016)

    May 13, 2016

    How did your state's delegation in the U.S. Congress stand on legislation during 2015-2016 that would end hunger and poverty in the United States and around the world?

  • 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. 

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  • 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.