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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: Get the Facts, Community Solutions

FoodSource Hotline

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.

Source: Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline

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

Households on SNAP

445,664 households in MA rely on SNAP benefits to help them afford an adequate diet. 91% of SNAP recipients are children, seniors, or residents with a disability.

Source: MA Department of Transitional Assistance

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

SNAP Helps Families with Children

More than 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