Leaders of Bread for the World and Heifer International are co-recipients of the 2010 World Food Prize, the foremost award for fighting hunger. Bread for the World's president, David Beckmann, is an ELCA pastor.
"The progress the world has made against hunger and poverty is God moving in our time, and God is calling us now to get our country to do more to provide help and opportunity to hungry people," he said. Bread for the World is a denominational partner and Heifer International is a covenant agency of the ELCA.
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