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July 7, 2020

Project Bread and Children’s HealthWatch, a non-partisan research and policy network headquartered at Boston Medical Center, release new research on food insecurity in East Boston and across the state of Massachusetts. Funded by Project Bread’s 2019 Walk for Hunger and The Boston Foundation, the findings not only strongly reinforce the role deep inequities in our system have in the disproportionately high rate of food insecurity experienced in Latinx communities, but also the power neighborhood bonds may have to help mitigate their effects.

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July 28, 2020

The Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate unanimously approved legislation that will help 150,000 more kids access school breakfast every day. 

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July 28, 2020

The Senate version of the fourth Coronvirus relief package fails to prioritize the basic needs of Massachusetts residents starting with meeting the increased need for SNAP benefits. 

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July 24, 2020

Massachusetts is feeling the far-reaching health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Among the greatest concerns is the loss of security of many residents basic needs such as food and housing. But for some groups of people, the impact is far greater than others. 

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July 8, 2020

The Hunger Advocate is our monthly round-up of news articles about issues that affect hunger in Massachusetts and beyond. Click here for this month's latest updates.  

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July 7, 2020

Project Bread and Children’s HealthWatch, a non-partisan research and policy network headquartered at Boston Medical Center, release new research on food insecurity in East Boston and across the state of Massachusetts. Funded by Project Bread’s 2019 Walk for Hunger and The Boston Foundation, the findings not only strongly reinforce the role deep inequities in our system have in the disproportionately high rate of food insecurity experienced in Latinx communities, but also the power neighborhood bonds may have to help mitigate their effects.

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ACTION ALERT

Call on Congress to address the devastating impact this pandemic has had on food insecurity across the country by strengthening our most effective anti-hunger program, SNAP, in the next round of legislation.

Hunger Facts

Approximately how many families with children in MA participate in SNAP?

56%
People Making a Difference

Because of Teacher Champion Jennifer Amendola, hungry students in Brighton have something to eat on the weekends.

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.