Breads Summer Newsletter 2011

July 26, 2011 at 6:12 am Leave a comment

Bread Newsletter Bread is a collective Christian voice urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad.
July-Aug 2011 | www.bread.org
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Creating a Circle of Protection Send this to a friend
Creating a Circle of Protection
Thousands of Christians, people of other faiths,
heads of denominations, corporations, and nonprofit organizations have formed a
Circle of Protection around funding for programs that are critical to hungry and poor
people. These programs are threatened by budget cuts proposed by Congress.

 

Act Now
Visit or call your senators and representatives at their
local offices this summer. Urge them to protect funding for programs for hungry
people.

 

Moses: Our First Biblical Advocate
We can’t speak up for poor people without
speaking up to the powerful, writes Rev. Joel Edwards, director of Micah
Challenge International.

 

Beyond Charity to Advocacy
May Shen of Arlington Chinese Baptist Church in
Arlington, TX, is helping her church
move toward advocacy
.

 

Rallying to Change the Politics of Hunger
Hundreds attended Bread’s National
Gathering 2011 in June, which included a special meeting on maternal and child
malnutrition. Check out our
report
.

 

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Urgent action alert. Tell Congress not to balance the budget on the backs of the poor. Oregon Food Bank action alert on WIC cuts.

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