bread for the world

  • July 28, 2016

    Bread for the World President, the Rev David Beckmann, addressed faith activists and delegates yesterday at the Democratic National Convention on the importance of ending hunger.

  • June 17, 2016

    Pan-African women of faith from Africa and the African diaspora have in a spiritual pilgrimage deliberated on issues affecting women’s empowerment and the importance of lifting their voices and votes to end hunger and poverty.

  • November 8, 2012

    US Christian charity Bread for the World is urging its supporters to write to President Obama asking him to make ending hunger a priority.

  • April 6, 2011

    A biblically-inspired fast is taking place in the USA, as Christians and Jews protest the way budget debate is sidelining the poor. Martin E. Marty reflects on a movement for justice with ancient roots and modern resonances.

  • March 16, 2011

    United States anti-poverty church activists have launched a 40-day Lenten campaign to put the issue of global poverty into sharper focus.

  • June 19, 2010

    Lutheran pastor the Rev David Beckmann, who once worked for the World Bank, is one of the winners of the 2010 World Food Prize, which is often seen as the Nobel Prize on food issues.

  • October 22, 2009

    Bread for the World, a collective Christian voice urging US decision makers to end hunger at home and globally, has welcomed the child nutrition priorities mentioned during a White House event hosted yesterday by Michelle Obama.

  • September 18, 2009

    A major Faith Leaders Summit will precede the G20 Summit of world leaders in Pittsburgh, United States, setting out a priority agenda for tackling poverty and environmental damage.

  • January 8, 2007

    Bread for the World, a national Christian anti-hunger network, plans to distribute thousands of educational kits to churches around the USA urging churchgoers to lobby members of Congress to change federal agricultural and nutrition programmes in favour of the world's ‚Ä' and the country's ‚Ä' poor.