Seeds Publishers Engaging churches in the healing of poverty and hunger

Action

peter's wfd-2colorInterested in getting involved? Visit the following sites for more information on how to help prevent hunger locally and globally.

  • Act Locally: Waco - Act Locally: Waco provides resources for Waco residents including a calendar with local events, statistics on Waco's current poverty standing and information on churches that support of the Act Locally cause.

Advocacy

  • Bread for the World - Bread for the World provides frequently updated news about poverty all over the world. Subscribe to the newsletter to receive information about contacting politicians in your area or check the site regularly for up-to-date news on international poverty.
  • ONE Campaign - ONE is an advocacy group for hunger aid and awareness committed to increasing government funding to fight poverty and disease universally. ONE's website has a blog covering the most pressing stories in hunger awareness and a hot topics section highlighting policy news and the progress of ONE members all over the world.

Relief and Awareness

  • Church World Service - Want to start a CROP Walk? Blankets+, kits ranging from school supplies to medical supplies, and other donation and news resources are available at the CWS website.
  • Churches Supporting Churches -  Founded in response to the destruction of Hurricane Katrina in 2005, Churches Supporting Churches has given aid to churches in New Orleans and now strive to help churches throughout the Gulf Coast.
  • Food Donation Connection - Food Donation Connection gives the opportunity to make use of extra food by connecting food service donors with local hunger relief agencies.
  • Oxfam - The collaborative effort of 13 organizations that want poverty to be a thing of the past, Oxfam has made it their goal to give people the opportunity to change circumstances and lives across the United States.
  • World Hunger Relief - World Hunger Relief strives to alleviate hunger through educating communities and encouraging them to support themselves through sustainable, easy to grow crops.