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March 16, 2017

Join Ellen Parker, executive director of Project Bread at the 49th Walk for Hunger and 5K Run on Sunday May 7, 2017 to affirm our values and the power of community in defending good food as a basic right. The money raised through the Walk directly funds more than 300 programs across the state that ensure everyone as access to nutritious food in their communities. 

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May 22, 2017

Read Project Bread Executive Director Ellen Parker and Board Chair Dr. Ronald E. Kleinman's op-ed published in The Boston Globe on Monday, May 22, "Children have a right to healthy food at school."

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April 28, 2017

Project Bread’s 49th Walk for Hunger & 5K Run is Sunday, May 7, 2017. Tens of thousands of residents from around the state will participate in the country’s oldest continuous pledge walk, which begins and ends at the Boston Common and weaves through Boston (Back Bay, Kenmore Square, and Allston), Brookline, Newton (Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, and Newton Corner), Watertown, and Cambridge. Plan your travel around greater Boston on May 7th with this guide to road closures as well as recommended parking and T stops for participants.  

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March 21, 2017

All the state funding for our Chefs in Schools program was unexpectedly cut! We need your help to recover $250,000 of lost public funding to continue our work to transform school food in more than 100 low-income Massachusetts schools this school year.

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March 13, 2017

The gym at the East Boston Social Center was filled with people on Saturday, March 11. But no one was playing sports - they were painting signs for the 2017 Walk for Hunger!

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December 16, 2016

Can food make or break a community–we know it can!

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Response to Proposed Budget Cuts

This week, President Trump released his FY2018 budget. His unprecedented budget cuts for Health and Human Service programs are devastating for our most vulnerable citizens – working poor families, elders and people with disabilities. We must work together to ensure that SNAP benefits remain funded for our neighbors in need. Click the button below to watch a message from our Executive Director, Ellen Parker.

Hunger Facts

Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline answered over 46,000 callers from across Massachusetts in 2014.

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People Making a Difference

Project Bread is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a 2014 Cummings Foundation $100K for 100 grant.

About Project Bread

Project Bread takes a fresh approach to ending hunger. We believe that the opposite of hungry isn't simply full — it's healthy. And because there's no single face of hunger, we develop multiple solutions that meet people where they are — solutions that provide people of all ages and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food.

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.