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Dr. Jeffrey Haggray is executive director of the American Baptist Churches Home Mission Society (ABHMS). In that capacity he also serves as CEO of Judson Press and director of Public Witness and Advocacy. ABHMS cultivates faith leaders and develops resources to equip an emerging generation of disciples to bring healing and transformation to congregations, communities, and regions across the U.S. and Puerto Rico. ABHMS programs focus on chaplaincy and specialized ministries, intercultural ministries, disaster response, community outreach ministries, refugee resettlement, restorative justice, and advocacy. Haggray previously served as executive director of the District of Columbia Baptist Convention and as pastor in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and Georgia. Haggray holds a D.Min. from Wesley Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Yale Divinity School, and a B.A. from The University of Virginia. Haggray is an ordained American Baptist minister. Valley Forge, Pennsylvania.
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.