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Rev. Dr. Jo Anne Lyon is Ambassador of the Wesleyan Church, where she formerly served as General Superintendent. She is a member of the Steering Committee of the Circle of Protection. Lyon recently served as adjunct professor of Church and Society at Indiana Wesleyan University and Asbury Theological Seminary. She founded and served for many years as CEO of World Hope International. She currently serves on the boards of the National Association of Evangelicals Executive Committee, National Religious Partnership for the Environment, Asbury Theological Seminary, and the Council on Faith of the World Economic Forum. Lyon holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Counseling, and has been awarded five honorary doctorates. She is Wesleyan.
These fact sheets provide a snapshot of hunger and poverty in the United States and in each state plus Washington, D.C.
With the coronavirus now spreading in low-resource contexts and new waves of infection expected in the coming year, better nutrition for vulnerable people is more important than ever.
“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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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...
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 the fiscal year 2020 budget.
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.