Bread Enews 2014-01

January 11, 2014 at 4:53 am Leave a comment

Reforming U.S. Food Aid The devastation wrought by major international disasters in recent years, such as last year’s typhoon in the Philippines, 2010’s massive earthquake in Haiti, and the ongoing crisis in Syria, shows how valuable U.S. food aid is in addressing humanitarian emergencies around the world. These crises also show that, despite the successes of U.S. food aid, reforms are needed to the programs that provide it. Reforming U.S. food aid is the focus of Bread for the World’s 2014 Offering of Letters. Read more »
Act Now! Congress left town without extending unemployment insurance, abruptly cutting off 1.3 million unemployed workers from benefits just days after Christmas. Read more »
Praying for Change and Being Changed Hundreds of thousands of Christians around the world prayed for an end to hunger on Dec. 10 as part of an international “wave of prayer.” Read more »
A Full Hunger Agenda for 2014 Last year ended with a mixed-bag list of accomplishments for Congress regarding hunger- and poverty-related legislation. Read more »
Creating Champions for a Cause Sam Daley-Harris’ Reclaiming Our Democracy challenges organizations to provide a deeper level of empowerment to their members. Read more »
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