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Carol Myers has been a Bread supporter since 1975. In a previous term on Bread’s board, she served as vice chair and on a committee to establish the endowment. Myers has also been a Bread for the World congressional district coordinator in Michigan. She served ten years in the leadership of the Holland Area CROP Hunger Walk and is a leader at her church’s mobile food pantry. Myers is creator and editor of stnicholascenter.org, a provider of resources and information to help families, churches, and schools celebrate the real person of faith behind Santa Claus. She is Episcopalian. Holland, Michigan.
Afghanistan would be considered likely to have high rates of hunger because at least two of the major causes of global hunger affect it—armed conflict and fragile governmental institutions.
Malnutrition is responsible for nearly half of all preventable deaths among children under 5. Every year, the world loses hundreds of thousands of young children and babies to hunger-related causes.
Bread for the World is calling on the Biden-Harris administration and Congress to build a better 1,000-Days infrastructure in the United States.
“As you therefore have received Christ Jesus the Lord, continue to live your lives in him, rooted and built up in him and established in faith.” These words from Colossians 2:6 remind us of the faith that is active in love for our neighbors.
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The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is designed to respond to changes in need, making it well suited to respond to crises such as the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition.
In 2017, 11.8 percent of households in the U.S.—40 million people—were food-insecure, meaning that they were unsure at some point during the year about how they would provide for their next meal.