With 4 million children in poverty and a wobbly government response to hunger during the pandemic, citizens have rallied to address the need.

America’s Black Belt suffers disproportionately from unemployment and the coronavirus. Community leaders say it’s their duty to help and are mobilizing members to distribute masks and food.

In his new role at Bread for the World, the former Quest Church pastor urges evangelical involvement, saying, “The great commission is not a competitor to the great commandment.” Bread for the World, a prominent Christian advocacy group dedicated to ending hunger, has elected Seattle pastor and author Eugene Cho as its new president. It’s a dramatic change for Bread, which is well known in Washington for galvanizing religious groups to protect federal policies that help the impoverished. Recent years have seen the group fight to stop proposed cuts to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps,…

By Melanie Shankle Maybe it was partly fear of not being good enough to be truly saved or fear of missing out on fun (this is most likely), but something caused me to sign up for the youth group mission trip to Reynosa, Mexico, the summer after my freshman year. At that point in my life, I’d never been on any sort of mission trip and probably thought I actually qualified as the less fortunate because I owned only two pair of Guess jeans. This was back when it still felt fairly safe to travel to Mexican border towns. I…

Signs of malnutrition in children under the age of 5 declined by 36% between 2001 and 2012, and meal programs are reaching more people in need.