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A Peace of Bread: Faith, Food and the Future
New York, November 1,
2011 --This fall, on ABC affiliated stations, the three-time Emmy
Award-winning filmmakers of
bring you a new interfaith documentary –
A Peace of Bread: Faith, Food, and the Future .
With a generous grant from
Odyssey Networks and the
support of the New York Board of Rabbis, the
National Council of Churches,
Mazon: A Jewish Response to
Hunger, the Evangelical
Lutheran Church in America, the
Presbyterian Church in
America, Bread for the
World, the Union for Reform
Seventh-Day Adventists, and the Westside
Campaign Against Hunger, A Peace of
Bread hopes to restore a nation’s conviction that hunger can be eliminated.
For local listings, check the
Broadcasting Commission webpage.
For local listings, check the Interfaith Broadcasting Commission webpage.
A Peace of Bread: Faith, Food and the Future is a compelling and heart-felt look at how young, and not so young, faith leaders are trying to finally make a dent in this country’s 49 million people (17 million of which are children) that are experiencing hunger.
With faiths’ enduring mandate to “feed the hungry,” A Peace of Bread: Faith, Food, and the Future explores the work not only of the steadfast caregivers in soup kitchens and food pantries, but also that of a new generation of anti-hunger activists – all of whom driven by faith in a brighter future.
National Hunger and Homelessness week is November 12-20, and viewers are
urged to call their local ABC affiliate to ask that the show be aired.
National Hunger and Homelessness week is November 12-20, and viewers are urged to call their local ABC affiliate to ask that the show be aired.
Agricultural sustainability, social network community building, and advocacy to reshape food policy – these are just some of the ways in which faith based groups are bringing a new perspective to an old problem.
A Peace of Bread: Faith, Food, and the Future reminds us that we are “not obligated to finish the work (of perfecting the world) but neither are you allowed to desist from it.” ( Pirket Avot 2:16) And with 36 million people suffering from hunger in our nation, the issue requires the combined effort of us all.
Among the segments:
As a young college student, Eli Winkelman founded Challah for Hunger to raise money and awareness for hunger through the production and sale of challah bread. The organization has since grown to over 40 chapters in schools across the nation and beyond.
The young men of Gonzaga’s College High School’s Campus Kitchen spend their summers cooking and delivering meals to the less fortunate in the shadow of the nation’s capitol.
Jewish Farm School in upstate
An interview with Congressman James McGovern; co-Chair of the Hunger Caucus
The Interfaith Hunger
Seder held at the
An interview with David Scherer (a.k.a. AGAPE) who uses the power of music to raise hunger awareness amongst youth across a 100+ show tour every year.
The gleaning of
All it takes is a few creative solutions, a lot of big hearts and an unalterable will.
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