Bread Enews 2014-03

March 14, 2014 at 5:35 am Leave a comment

The Federal Budget Mill Now that President Barack Obama has submitted his proposed FY 2015 budget, it is worth reviewing the annual budget process – and why it is such a crucial part of Bread’s advocacy work. This article has two web-only bonuses not included in the print edition: a timeline of the budget process and a list of what’s in the “basket” of poverty-focused development assistance (PFDA). Read more »
Member Profile: In the Beginning As Bread for the World begins its 40th anniversary year, Rev. Arthur Simon, Bread’s founder, reflects on how the organization started. Read more »
Advocacy in Action: Gathered and Sent “We are facing a goal worthy of our generation … It is the defeat of humanity’s oldest enemies: poverty, hunger.” Read more »
Policy Focus: Two Steps Forward This year’s Offering of Letters campaign brings Bread members on a journey of urging Congress to make reforms to our federal government’s programs that provide food aid overseas. Read more »
Field Focus: Farmers Feed Refugees in Rwanda By purchasing food locally, USAID and WFP are able to save considerable time and money. Read more »

Act Now!

Contact your members of Congress, and tell them you support robust funding for poverty-focused development assistance programs in all upcoming budget and appropriations negotiations.

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