A Ministry of the ELCA - Supported by World Hunger

In faithful response to God's love, we engage people of faith in the ministry of advocacy for policies that support peace, justice and care for all of God's creation.

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LOPPW Priorities

  • Engaging with the Challenges of Youth who Experience Homelessness
  • Addressing the problem of Human Trafficking
  • Encouraging lawmakers to use the Projected Excess Tax Revenue to Make an Impact on Hunger Issues
  • Click here to read a letter from our six bishops to Wisconsin's 33 senators.
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ELCA.org National News

  • ELCA offers prayers for those affected by California earthquake
  • Psalm speaks to unrest in Iraq, ELCA leader says
  • ELCA presiding bishop urges prayer, peace amid outrage over shooting death
  • ELCA to provide humanitarian assistance for victims of violence in Gaza
  • Women of the ELCA concludes Ninth Triennial Gathering
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ELCA World Hunger

  • 868 million people – that’s 1 in 8 – are chronically hungry and cannot lead active daily lives.
  • 1.4 billion people live in extreme poverty, living on less than $1.25 per day.
  • In the United States, more than 50 million people do not know where their next meal will come from.
  • 46.2 million Americans are living in poverty.
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