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Bread for the World urges elected leaders in Washington, D.C., to enable people in our nation and our world to feed their families and move out of poverty.
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The following are issues moving in Congress and/or in the administration. This is your opportunity to change policies, programs, and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist here and abroad.
Millions of children around the world struggle to get proper nutrition. In the U.S., the hungriest time of the year for children is summertime when they no longer have access to school meals.
Today, 22 percent, or 149 million, of the world’s children are not growing as they should. And being dangerously thin continues to threaten the lives of 7 percent—or 49 million children under the age of 5.
Congress has the opportunity through legislation to change the course of the lives of millions of children in the U.S. and abroad. They just need the political will to make it happen.
All children deserve the opportunity to live a healthy life and reach their full potential. Join us in making this opportunity a reality!
Immigration is a hunger issue. People who make the decision to leave their home and come to the United States generally have few other options. Central America’s Northern Triangle countries—Guatemala, El Salvador, and Honduras—are among the poorest in the world, with very high levels of hunger and malnutrition.
Any truly effective immigration policy must include long-lasting solutions to the factors that force people to migrate: hunger, malnutrition, extreme poverty, and violence.
As our country continues to debate immigration reform, we must acknowledge that the United States cannot have a comprehensive immigration strategy without supporting the efforts that countries make to help their own people survive and thrive.
This year, Congress has the opportunity to strengthen U.S. development and humanitarian assistance by investing in foreign assistance funds to Central America and to work to ensure poverty-reducing programs continue in the region.
"Jesus said ...
'You give them something to eat.'"
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Dear Members of Congress,
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Bread for the World and its partners are asking Congress to provide $200 million for global nutrition in the fiscal year 2020 budget.
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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.