Jennifer Amendola (Edison K8 School), Sonya Brown (Boston Arts Academy), Priyadarshini Kumar (Clarence R. Edwards Middle School) honored by Project Bread, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts for commitment to ending student hunger.
Arriving anywhere early in the morning can be a challenge. School is no different. For this reason, many students who want to eat school breakfast miss their opportunity when it is served before school in the cafeteria. Project Bread helps schools make breakfast part of their regular school day, by serving "Breakfast After the Bell", so students like Domonic don't have to wait to eat until lunch if they are running ontime for school—but not early.
Every kid deserves a healthy breakfast. With support of Project Bread, Amherst-Pelham school district has made it a priority to create five new breakfast dishes to give students a healthy start to their day. For an inside look, we talked to Chef Jamil Asaad, whose passion for healthy food is bringing change to school breakfast.
Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined Project Bread on Friday, August 16, 2019, for a visit to two of the 1,100 Summer Eats locations serving free meals to kids and teens in Massachusetts.
On August 12, 2019, The Trump Administration released their final version of changes to the "public charge" rule, adding SNAP participation as a consideration against those seeking a green card, an extension or a change to their temporary status in the US.
Nominate yourself or someone you know by August 20, 2019 to receive the inaugural award honoring the legacy and spirit of Project Bread's Walk for Hunger founder, Patrick Hughes.
Designed by local artists, order holiday cards from Project Bread today and send meaningful seasons greetings that help feed hungry families in Massachusetts. Order packs of ten or send a special holiday tribute card to a loved one by making a donation in their honor.
In 2018, Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline responded to 21,455 calls from residents experiencing food insecurity. These calls came from all over the state, covering 90% of Massachusetts cities and towns.
Because of Teacher Champion Kelly Cronin, students in Salem are cooking up a storm.