Bread Enews 2014-02

February 15, 2014 at 7:08 am Leave a comment

Bread in 2014, Sliced and Quartered As we set out on another year of advocacy, here is an overview of what you, our members, can expect in our work together. It will be a busy year of several campaigns and issue themes—some familiar, some new—running at various times and sometimes simultaneously. Read more »
Getting Your Congregation Involved in an Offering of Letters We are often asked, “How do I get started with the Offering of Letters?” Organizing a letter-writing event to urge our leaders to help hungry people around the world is easier than many think. Read more »
A Gem Worth More Than $800 Million Despite gradual cuts to the overall international affairs budget in the last three years, poverty-focused development assistance (PFDA) accounts grew in FY 2014 by more than $800 million. Read more »
State of the Union: Words Not There, but Speech Hit Right Topics President Obama reiterated his focus on strengthening the economic safety net and developing strategic community partnerships both domestically and abroad. Read more »
Establishing a Moral Government We must push our leaders to play a significant role in stemming hunger, poverty, and disease at home and abroad. Bread uses its influence to call for policies that are characteristic of a moral government. Read more »
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The State of Poverty 50 Years Ago and Now

This year marks a half century since President Lyndon B. Johnson declared the War on Poverty. Bread for the World welcomes a new bipartisan debate about how to reduce poverty in the United States.

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Also in this issue:
SNAP: It’s a Mixed Bag
Bread Slices: 2014 Offering of Letters, Bread for the World’s 40th Anniversary Dinner, the Hunger-Free Communities Summit, and more!
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