Resource Library

  • 10 Ways Christians Can Help End Hunger During Elections

    December 8, 2015
    1. Develop an “elevator speech” explaining why ending hunger is important to you as a Christian.
    2. Register to vote.
    3. Write a letter to your local newspaper saying that ending hunger is a priority
    4. ...
  • 2016 Hunger Report. Photo: Joe Molieri / Bread for the World

    The Nourishing Effect

    November 26, 2015

    Hunger and food insecurity add at least $160 billion a year to U.S. healthcare costs.

  • Domestic Resource Mobilization for Development

    October 28, 2015

    Recently there has been an increasing focus on developing countries’ raising more of their own resources for development. U.S. development assistance can help equip and enable countries to do this effectively.

  • The Bible and Elections

    September 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to voting and participating in elections and the democratic process in the United States.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical...

  • The Bible on Health as a Hunger Issue

    September 16, 2015

    “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...

  • Development Works: Short Essays Explaining Myths and Realities about Development Assistance

    August 31, 2015

    Seven short essays make the case for effective international development assistance.

    Each short essay answer key questions from why development assistance is so important and what impact it has to whether...

  • Photo by Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World

    2013 Hunger Report: Within Reach: Global Development Goals

    August 20, 2015

    The 2013 Hunger Report focuses on the final push to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) by their 2015 deadline and proposes a new set of global development goals to eliminate hunger and extreme poverty by...

  • Hunger and Mass Incarceration

    July 16, 2015

    In this fact sheet, Bread presents its argument for mass incarceration as a hunger issue. It includes an examination of how incarceration causes hunger and presents the reasons Bread is working for reform of the U.S...

  • Writing a Letter to the Editor of Your Local Newspaper

    July 16, 2015

    How to carry out one method of advocacy – getting your concerns in the media so they are seen by others, including the offices of members of Congress. Includes many helpful tips and a template for a letter to the...

  • The Bible and Immigration Reform

    July 16, 2015

    A brief examination of the biblical approach to advocacy on immigration reform.

    Includes an introduction to the issue, a Scriptural reflection, practical actions you can take, and a prayer.