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Until hunger ends™

Project Bread works to fully enroll individuals in state and federal nutrition programs as well as refer callers to local food resources. For more information about any of the below resources, call Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline at 1-800-645-8333.

FoodSource Hotline

Our FoodSource Hotline—a toll-free hotline that is the only comprehensive statewide information and referral service in Massachusetts for people facing hunger—can connect you to food resources in your community.


TTY: 1-800-377-1292


Find a Summer Eats Site

Summer Eats serves free meals to kids & teens while school is out (June, July, & August) at more than 1,100 sites across MA. No registration or I.D. necessary. Just drop in.

Find a location near you:

Call: 1-800-645-8333 (Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline)

Text: "FOOD" or "COMIDA" to 877-877

Visit: (or click the button below)

Download: the "SummerEats" App for iPhone and Android 

Summer meals are provided free of charge to children and teens 18 and under.


Department of Transitional Assistance

Information on SNAP and to request a food stamp application.


Learn More

Getting SNAP is a bilingual online resource to help answer your questions and determine your eligibility for SNAP (food stamp) benefits. Learn more at


Improving the quality of your school's food is Project Bread's Online Resource Hub for school food service staff or parents/community members who want to take steps to improving the quality of their school's meals.

Find Project Bread tips, resources, and Chefs in Schools recipes that can be implemented in your school environment to create healthier school meals. 

Also find family-sized recipes from Fresh—For Less, Project Bread's free weekly cooking demonstration at the Boston Public Market, demonstrating and sampling easy-to-make recipes that incorporate fresh ingredients while staying on a limited-food budget. 


WIC (Women, Infants, and Children)

Information on nutrition and health services for women, infants, and children.


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