Bread for The World

Bread for the World is a collective Christian voice urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad. By changing policies, programs and conditions that allow hunger and poverty to persist, we provide help and opportunity far beyond the communities in which we live.

Releases by this organization

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Wednesday, May 09, 2012
Hunger and Poverty Rises among Older Americans amid Cuts to Safety-Net Programs
More than 5 million older Americans struggle to put food on the table, and another 3.5 million live in poverty, according to new analysis PDF Icon from Bread for the World.
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012
Bread for the World Disappointed by Proposed Senate Cuts to Anti-Hunger Program
Bread for the World is extremely disappointed that the Senate Agriculture Committee is recommending cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly food stamps) as they negotiate the Farm Bill, which funds SNAP.
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Wednesday, March 28, 2012
Bread for the World Applauds New Food Aid Bill
The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights today passed HR 4141, the Donald M. Payne International Food Assistance Improvement Act of 2012. As it moves to the full committee, Bread for the World urges the entire House Foreign Affairs committee to pass the bill as soon as possible.
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Tuesday, March 20, 2012
House Budget Proposal Threatens Programs for Hungry and Poor People
Bread for the World is deeply disappointed that the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal released today by Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI), chairman of the House Budget Committee, makes deep cuts to programs for hungry and poor people at home and around the world.
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Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Bread for the World Urges Congress to Safeguard Nutrition Programs in the Farm Bill
As the Senate concludes its last farm bill hearing today, Bread for the World is asking members of the Senate Agriculture Committee to protect critical nutrition programs that meet the needs of millions of struggling American families.
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Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Hungry and Poor People Still at Risk after Debt Deal
Bread for the World is thankful President Barack Obama and congressional leaders have reached a debt ceiling deal that will prevent default, but cautions there is still work to be done to protect hungry and poor people from potential cuts to discretionary spending.
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Tuesday, July 26, 2011
Bread for the World Urges Congress to Put Hungry and Poor People Back in the Debt Ceiling Discussion
If Congress does not act quickly to raise the debt ceiling (our country’s credit limit), the United States will default on its financial obligations. In the ongoing debt ceiling and budget debate, hungry and poor people have been left out. Bread for the World issued the following statement today, urging Congress put hungry and poor people back in the discussion:
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Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Agriculture Appropriations Bill Harmful to Hungry and Poor People
Bread for the World issued the following statement today about the agriculture appropriations bill H.R. 2112, which the House of Representatives passed June 16:
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Friday, May 06, 2011
International Meeting Aims to Improve Nutrition for Women and Children
Bread for the World and Ireland’s Concern Worldwide will host an international meeting with representatives from developing countries to build political support for global efforts to improve nutrition among mothers and children. The meeting will take place Monday, June 13, 2011, at the Renaissance Hotel in downtown Washington, DC.
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Friday, April 15, 2011
Hungry and Poor People Hit Hard by FY 2011 Budget Cuts
A Bread for the World analysis of the fiscal year 2011 budget agreement the Senate and House passed yesterday identifies cuts to 10 key programs that will severely affect hungry and poor people.
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