Dawn Pierce

Boise, Idaho.
Dawn Pierce is a licensed practical nurse and community advocate. She is a sought-after presenter and community educator. Pierce makes the connection between hunger and health in a personal way: she has told her story of losing her job and needing food stamps at Bread for the World’s National Gathering, in the Institute’s 2016 Hunger Report, and on a White House panel with Representative Jim McGovern. Pierce is a community advocate for the Idaho Food Bank. She is United Methodist.

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  • Unity Declaration on Racism and Poverty

    A diverse body of Christian leaders calls on the churches and Congress to focus on the integral connection.

    Dear Members of Congress,

    As the president and Congress are preparing their plans for this year, almost 100 church leaders—from all the families of U.S. Christianity—are...

  • In Times Like These … A Pan-African Christian Devotional for Public Policy Engagement

    This devotional guide invites deepened relationship with and among Pan-Af­rican people and elected leaders in the mission to end hunger and poverty.

  • Sermon by David Beckmann at Duke University Chapel

    Remarks delivered October 1, 2017 at Duke University Chapel in Chapel Hill in North Carolina.

    Thank you for inviting me to preach here at Duke University Chapel. And I especially want to thank the Bread for the World members who have come this morning.

    Bruce Puckett urged...

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African at Heart

November 22, 2019


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