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Bread for the World

By Larry James
January 9, 2008

Almost three decades ago (man, I'm gettin' old!) I discovered Bread for the World. I was a very young pastor serving a downtown church in New Orleans. I saw hunger on a daily basis, as I do today.

I'm not sure how I discovered the organization. But, when I did, I realized I had found an invaluable resource for understanding and shaping public policy around the issues associated with poverty both domestic and foreign.

Bread for the World is still going strong, actually stronger than ever. I recommend the organization and its work whenever I have the opportunity.

If you care about people who know far too much about poverty from personal experience, you'll want to become a member of BFW.

If you want up-to-date and accurate information about subjects of real concern, like the current battle over the farm bill, you need to check out BFW.

If you don't know what to do about hunger, join BFW for annual offering of letters organizing materials that can help mobilize your small group, Sunday School class, church or business associates to work for improving life for the poor here at home and around the world.

Check out Bread for the World.


Comments (2)

Also, one of our esteemed bloggers here at Everyday Citizen, Sophie Milam, is a policy analyst at Bread for the World! Hooray Sophie!

Larry - Hi!

Was excited to find and read your post. And I see you're in Dallas! I'm one of two regional organizers for the region that includes Texas for Bread for the World - our office is located down here in Austin. We actually just scheduled our Dallas 2008 Offering of Letters workshop for March 1 (at Midway Hills Christian Church) and would love to invite you and meet you there! Please email me at swispelwey@bread.org with your current address/contact info if you like and we'll send you a flyer when those go out. Thanks!

Peace,
Seth Wispelwey
Central Southern Organizer
Bread for the World

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