Hunger lobby to swarm Capitol.
"What's mainly needed to reduce hunger is stronger commitment, especially from our government," said the Rev. David Beckmann, a Lutheran minister who is president of Bread for the World. "We are all scandalized by the persistence of mass hunger."
More than 1,000 people are expected to join in the lobbying effort on National Hunger Awareness Day. Organizers have requested a meeting with the White House.
The lobby efforts are part of the June 4-7 national Bread for the World conference, titled "One Table, Many Voices: A Mobilization to End Poverty and Hunger."
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|Publication:||National Catholic Reporter|
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|Date:||May 27, 2005|
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