Bread e-Newsletter: Set a Place at God’s Abundant Table

March 8, 2013 at 5:26 am Leave a comment

A Place at the Table: Bread for the World’s 2013 Offering of Letters The 2013 Offering of Letters, “A Place at the Table” shares its theme with a major new documentary about hunger in America, also titled A Place at the Table. We urge our national leaders to look around the figurative table and see who’s missing. All people deserve a place at God’s abundant table. We are asking advocates to sign our petition to the president and write letters to members of Congress to make this happen.
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Exodus From Hunger and Poverty Immigration is best understood through theological, congregational, and pastoral perspectives. We turn, therefore, to our faith-rooted ethics regarding the hungry and impoverished sojourners in our midst. Read more »
On Faith: Lent, a Time to Focus on Civic Engagement “Together, as a community of faith, we are stronger, and it becomes far more difficult for those in power to ignore us.” Read more »
Policy Focus: Our Leaders Must Work Together to End Hunger If sequestration cuts are not replaced, 600,000 WIC recipients will lose benefits, Meals on Wheels will eliminate 4 million meals, 70,000 children will be kicked out of Head Start, and more than 100,000 formerly homeless people will lose their shelters.
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Advocacy in Action: How WIC Helped Tara Marks Get to Law School “I did not live in a food desert; I lived in a food mirage. I had many grocery stores around me, but I could not afford to go in and shop.” Read more »

Order Your Offering of Letters Kit!

Each Offering of Letters 2013 Kit includes a DVD, sample bulletin inserts, a poster, a resource order form, brochures, hunger facts and more. Kits are available in English and Spanish. Order Now »

Also in this issue:
Renew Your Annual Membership
Member Profile: Anne and Gere Howkins
Watch, Learn, and Discuss the Movie, A Place at the Table
Join Us at Our National Gathering
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Quick Sample letter on ending the Sequester Portland Showing of Documentary “A Place At the Table” Begins This Weekend

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