Restricting access to food will harm low-income individuals in our state.
President Trump's budget proposal would cut SNAP by one third.
Project Bread is very concerned about the potential of a prolonged shutdown of the federal government.
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.
Research shows every $1 of SNAP spent generates $1.70 of economic activity.