Summer Eats provides free meals to kids and teens in Massachusetts over summer vacation. It is a vital resource for the more than 400,000 kids who rely on school meals for their breakfast and lunch. Here are the top 3 ways that you can provide Summer Eats to kids in your community.
Summer break is often associated with vacations and worry-free fun. But for many children and families, summer also brings added stress.
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The Farm Bill is the primary legislation that shapes and funds the majority of the food and agricultural programs in the United States including large parts of our nutrition assistance programs. Project Bread closely monitors the Farm Bill because it is also the bill that determines the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which currently helps over 40 million low-income Americans, including over 750,000 in Massachusetts, afford an adequate diet.
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In 2017, the food insecurity rate in Massachusetts is 27% higher than it was 10 years ago.