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The United States and Africa: Hopes for the President's Second Term

Rev. Derrick Boykin | Posted 04.16.2013 | Black Voices
Rev. Derrick Boykin

The United States has played a meaningful role in Africa's progress. As President Barack Obama's second term begins, AAVA urges him to ensure that our nation's policies toward Africa make justice and equal partnership key principles of engagement.

The Cost of Malnutrition

David Beckmann | Posted 01.13.2013 | Impact
David Beckmann

What if you could do something this #GivingTuesday to help eliminate malnutrition? Bread for the World urges you to get the facts and give a child a better start in life.

Poll: Voters Want Leader to Prioritize Working Poor Families

Jeffrey Buchanan | Posted 12.28.2012 | Impact
Jeffrey Buchanan

Americans recognize a problem when we see it. But what happens when that problem continues to worsen year after year, and leaders are reluctant to spe...

The Artisan Bread Church: John 6:56-69

Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr. | Posted 10.22.2012 | Religion
Reverend William E. Flippin, Jr.

What is the church but a bakery outlet, offering the real Bread of Life? A hungry world is lining up and looking for something to fill the gnawing emptiness in the pit of its collective heart.

Connecting Health and Nutrition Boosts Child Survival Efforts

Michele Learner | Posted 08.19.2012 | Impact
Michele Learner

Ensuring that young children are well nourished has a dramatic impact on their whole lives -- most immediately, on their survival to celebrate a fifth birthday.

Caring For Poor People: Should The Church Do It Alone?

David Beckmann | Posted 07.14.2012 | Religion
David Beckmann

It's time for members of Congress to say they're going to do their part and support legislation that creates a circle of protection around programs that are vital to hungry and poor people.

Advocates Lobby To Save Hunger Programs From Budget Ax

Posted 11.10.2011 | Religion

By Josef Kuhn Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) Anti-hunger advocates are racing to save federal programs that feed needy families from being...

Fasting And Praying For The Poor

Cathleen Falsani | Posted 05.28.2011 | Religion
Cathleen Falsani

A diverse coalition of religious leaders are calling on Americans to join them in fasting and prayer to protest budget cuts that would jeopardize the poor and hungry at home and abroad.

10 Reasons Why I'm Fasting For A Better Budget

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.28.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

Every Christian, regardless of political affiliation, is called to take up the cause of the poor and the needy because that is God's heart, and we will be calling every legislator who says they are a Christian.

Pray, Fast, Act: Spiritual Escalation Tn Response To Political Extremism

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Jim Wallis

I am joining Ambassador Tony Hall, David Beckmann of Bread for the World, ONE, American Jewish World Service, Meals on Wheels, Islamic Relief and a broad coalition to fast, pray and act.

Fast, Pray And Protect Hungry People

David Beckmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
David Beckmann

I believe strongly in the need to balance the budget, but there has to be a better way. If Congress makes these cuts, people at risk of hunger in the U.S. will feel the impact immediately.

U.S. Hunger Remains At Record High, Religious Leader Hopeful

Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

By Whitney Jones Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) The number of Americans struggling with hunger remained stable in 2009 despite the economic d...

The Politics of Hunger: An Interview with World Food Prize winner David Beckmann

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

God is calling us to change the politics of hunger because the need is especially great right now. But the opportunities are also very clear. We can do a lot, but we can't food bank our way to the end of hunger.

Playing for Keeps: Students Who Rock Hunger

Dan Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Dan Silverstein

Last week, as Midnight Madness showcased college basketball players with visions of massive wealth and self-indulgence written all over their faces, 1...

World Food Day: Changing the Politics of Hunger

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

These commemorative occasions have little to do with cooking and everything to do with the humanitarian game changers who are working to find solutions to the world's hunger problem.

A Balanced Approach to U.S. Foreign Aid Reform

David Beckmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Beckmann

In a world where poverty anywhere threatens prosperity everywhere, foreign assistance is a vital tool for translating our moral beliefs into practical actions.