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 Immigration Reform
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ELCA.org National News

  • 2021 Hein-Fry Book of Faith Challenge announced
  • Torrison Medical Scholarship awards announced
  • ELCA Executive Committee appoints Carlos Peña as interim vice president
  • ELCA mourns death of Vice President Bill Horne
  • Presiding Bishop issues response to DACA ruling
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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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