Jim Lund is Vice President for Development and Membership

James Lund

Vice President for Development and Membership

Jim leads organization-wide efforts to expand Bread membership and its member services and leads organizational fundraising.

He formerly served as vice president for charitable giving at Catholic Relief Services. He previously worked in a variety of development, fundraising, and management positions at Catholic Relief Services, the Archdiocese of Chicago, and the Archdiocese of Louisville. He has received the Joseph Cardinal Bernardin Common Ground Award and the Harry A. Fagan Roundtable Award.

Jim holds a Master of Arts in theology-social ethics from Colgate-Rochester Divinity School and a Bachelor of Arts in religious studies from the College of the Holy Cross. 

Focus areas: California, Colorado, Washington

Tools
from our Resource Library

For Education

  • Election Resources

    One of the best times to raise the issues of hunger and poverty is during election campaigns. Engage candidates in your state/district on hunger and poverty using our elections resources.
  • U.S. Hunger and Poverty State Fact Sheets

    These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C. 

  • Conflict and Fragility Are Hunger Issues

     Conflict is a main driver of the recent increase in hunger around the world and of forced migration. Hunger also contributes to conflict. 

For Faith

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    “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.

    The Bible on...

  • 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.

For Advocacy

Faith

African at Heart

November 22, 2019

Insight

The Africa they want

February 21, 2020

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