In this issue, Project Bread reveals how community food security strategies help hungry people, and improve the local and regional food system for everyone.
The Harvest of the Month campaign promotes a different Massachusetts-grown food each month in college, K-12, and preschool cafeterias and dining halls across the state.
With the help of our community partners and policy makers, we promote the Summer Food Service Program to ensure no child is left behind when school is out.
The David Prouty High School in Spencer has been awarded $1,000 by Project Bread for their efforts in implementing an alternative breakfast model, Second Chance Breakfast, which increased school breakfast participation by 150% since January 2013.
Project Bread will be at the 2014 7News CW56 Boston Medical Center Health & Fitness Expo on June 14th-15th! This expo is a free-to-the-public community health event at the Hynes Convention Center in Boston and attracts more than 60,000 people from the Greater Boston region.
Know someone who participated in the 2014 Walk for Hunger?
Research shows every $1 of SNAP spent generates $1.84 of economic activity.
Food Service Director Brendan Ryan knows children bring a particular palate to the table.