By Jueseppi B.
What We Do
Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation’s leaders to end hunger at home and abroad.
God’s grace in Jesus Christ moves us to help our neighbors, whether they live in the next house, the next state, or the next continent.
Confronting the problem of hunger can seem overwhelming. What can one person possibly do? As it turns out, plenty.
We can end hunger in our time. Everyone, including our government, must do their part.
Together, we can build the political commitment needed to overcome hunger and poverty.
Visit the links below to learn more about our work and to discover how you can help us end hunger and poverty.
WHAT’S IN THIS SECTION:
1.4 billion people live in extreme poverty. We face a hunger crisis unlike anything seen in more than 50 years.
Fifteen percent of Americans live in poverty. As a nation, we must come together to ensure that all people have enough to eat.
Throughout Scripture, God offers abundance and an end to hunger. Explore our faith-based resources and find tools to use in your church.
Nearly 1.5 billion people in developing countries live in extreme poverty, living on less than $1.25 a day.
Every day, almost 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes.
In the United States, 14.5 percent of households struggle to put food on the table.
More than one in four American children are at risk of hunger. More than one in five children live in households that struggle to put food on the table.
We can end hunger in our time. Everyone, including the government, must do their part.
More people escaped poverty during the 2000s than any other decade in history.
By making our voices heard in Congress, we help to ensure laws which are fair and compassionate towards people in need.
WHAT’S IN THIS SECTION:
Browse our extensive library of resources. Bread’s articles cover issues and legislation that affect hungry and poor people, our work in the field, and the advocacy of our members.
Bread for the World’s accomplishments are significant in number and in impact. Learn about our victories and see how we can all work together to end hunger and poverty.
Bread for the World encourages members to send personal correspondence to Congress. Doing so sends a powerful message to our political leaders and helps us move closer to ending hunger.
Bread for the World’s partners represent a wide spectrum of church organizations and faith communities. See how we empower faith communities, campus groups, and other organizations to end hunger.
Bread for the World
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