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.


LOPPW Priorities

  • Calling for an End to Childhood Hunger
  • Addressing the Crisis of Human Trafficking
  • Caring for God's Creation
  • Supporting Juvenile Justice Reform
  • Supporting Immigration Reform
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ELCA.org National News

  • ELCA bishops urge Congress to support funds for Augusta Victoria Hospital
  • William Gohl reelected bishop of ELCA Delaware-Maryland Synod
  • ELCA statement on the Buffalo mass murders
  • A pastoral message on abortion
  • A message from Presiding Bishop Eaton
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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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