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June 10, 2019

For students who start their day hungry, school breakfast can be the difference between sitting unfocused at their desk and a productive day of learning. That’s why school breakfast is so important, and why Project Bread has awarded $123,000 in grants— along with our expertise and support—to help schools implement “After the Bell” breakfast models—proven to dramatically increase participation by as much as 80%. 

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June 7, 2019

Less than half of low-income students eat school breakfast on a daily basis. Passing breakfast after the bell legislation would increased access to over 150,000 students!

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May 30, 2019

There are approximately 700,000 people in MA who are food insecure, and eligible, but not enrolled in SNAP. This is known as the "SNAP Gap", and we are working every day to close it. 

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March 27, 2019

Restricting access to food will harm low-income individuals in our state. 

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March 14, 2019

President Trump's budget proposal would cut SNAP by one third.

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Our 2018 Annual Report

In this milestone year—recognizing 50 years of action against hunger in MA—we provided $1M of support to programs across MA helping hungry people in their communities. We made more than 30K referrals connecting residents to local food resources. We expanded access to summer meals for kids while school is out, resulting in more than 2.5M meals served and we improved the quality of school meals for more than 14.4K students in high-need districts.

Hunger Facts

With Project Bread's support, Massachusetts now operates over 1,000 summer meal sites where kids can eat free!

People Making a Difference

About Project Bread

Project Bread is committed to preventing and ending hunger in Massachusetts. We provide access to food for people who are hungry today, while we work to break the cycle of hunger through advocacy, education, and community action.

Until hunger ends.TM 

Help For Hungry People

If you or your family is facing hunger right now, we want to help. Call our FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333 or visit Get Help to find resources that can make a real difference.