Bread for the World Founder to Be in Sunnyvale in September

August 25, 2009

Art Simon, founder and president emeritus of Bread for the World, will make an appearance in Sunnyvale, California in September to promote his new book, The Rising of Bread for the World: An Outcry of Citizens Against Hunger, and talk about why urging our nation's decision makers to end hunger at home and abroad is as important now as ever.

Simon will be at Sunnyvale Presbyterian Church on Tuesday, September 1 at 7:30 p.m.
 
The event, taking place in the Fellowship Hall, is free and open to the public, but please RSVP.
 
The church is located at 728 W. Fremont Avenue, Sunnyvale, CA  94087.
 
In the 1970s, Simon was a Lutheran pastor in New York's Lower East Side who brought together Catholics and Protestants in an organized effort to urge Congress to address the root causes of hunger. Today, 35 years later, the organization he founded, Bread for the World, is one of the nation's foremost Christian voices against hunger and still is achieving policy changes that provide help and opportunity to hungry people.
 
June Kim, executive secretary of the World Hunger/Poverty and Sustainable Agriculture and Development programs of United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR), is on the Bread for the World Board of Directors, where she serves as secretary.