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Quick Facts

Building Stronger Communities

In 2019 Project Bread provided 413 grants totaling $1,016,404 to support community-based programs across the state and statewide initiatives that give more children reliable access to healthy food every day.

Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Get the Facts, Community Solutions

FoodSource Hotline

In 2019, our FoodSource Hotline made 29,289 referrals to critical food resources for households experiencing food insecurity. 

Source: Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline

Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Get Involved, Get the Facts, Community Solutions, Get Help

Households on SNAP

As of April 2020, 520,762 households in MA rely on SNAP benefits to help them afford an adequate diet.

Source: MA Department of Transitional Assistance

Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get the Facts, Community Solutions, Quick Facts

SNAP Helps Families with Children

Nearly 56% of SNAP participants in Massachusetts are families with children.

Source: Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Community Solutions