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While it’s quicker to email your members of Congress, a handwritten letter goes much farther. Not only will it not get lost in an inbox, but it will stand out in our era of overwhelming electronic communication.

Here is a sample handwritten letter to a member of Congress that has tips for how to send a clear, effective message about confronting global poverty.

Write a letter to your members of Congress to advocate for the needs of the poor.


Ending poverty starts with you. Learn how to use social media to stop global poverty.


“The Internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.”

—Pope Francis

Even Pope Francis uses social media as a megaphone for our brothers and sisters who are poor. This modern medium spreads the word with lightning speed, grabbing the attention of legislators, fellow Catholics, the media and organizations dedicated to ending global poverty. Here are tips on effectively using a variety of platforms to connect with the world, from whom to follow to creating your own content.