Urging our nation's leaders to end hunger

Quote of the Day: Rev. David Beckmann


"Grassroots activists are doing their part, individuals are doing their part, and it is now government’s turn to do its part by setting a goal to end hunger. We must tell our leaders that balancing the budget on poor and hungry people is distasteful and careless. Job creation and food security will ensure a stable economy. Only then can we make sure that the next hundred years is a century filled with fruit and plenty, and not hunger and poverty."

—Rev. David Beckmann, in the piece "A Goal to End Hunger"


The choices our legislators make now will affect people struggling with hunger for years to come. Please continue to urge your members of Congress to pass a moral budget that adequately funds programs that combat hunger and poverty, and replace sequestration with a balanced plan that includes revenues and smart spending cuts that won’t increase poverty.

Photo: Leylanie Rodriguez, daughter of hunger activist Barbie Izquierdo, eats cereal in her Pennsylvania home (Laura Elizabeth Pohl/Bread for the World). 


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