Join Ellen Parker, executive director of Project Bread at the 49th Walk for Hunger and 5K Run on Sunday May 7, 2017 to affirm our values and the power of community in defending good food as a basic right. The money raised through the Walk directly funds more than 300 programs across the state that ensure everyone as access to nutritious food in their communities.
Project Bread’s 49th Walk for Hunger & 5K Run is Sunday, May 7, 2017. Tens of thousands of residents from around the state will participate in the country’s oldest continuous pledge walk, which begins and ends at the Boston Common and weaves through Boston (Back Bay, Kenmore Square, and Allston), Brookline, Newton (Chestnut Hill, Newton Centre, and Newton Corner), Watertown, and Cambridge. Plan your travel around greater Boston on May 7th with this guide to road closures as well as recommended parking and T stops for participants.
All the state funding for our Chefs in Schools program was unexpectedly cut! We need your help to recover $250,000 of lost public funding to continue our work to transform school food in more than 100 low-income Massachusetts schools this school year.
The gym at the East Boston Social Center was filled with people on Saturday, March 11. But no one was playing sports - they were painting signs for the 2017 Walk for Hunger!
Join Project Bread Chef Vanessa LaBranche every Thursday in The Kitchen at the Boston Public Market at 11:45am or 1pm for a weekly 45min cooking demostration of a healthy, quick dish to make at home that won't break your food budget! Sample the weekly recipe and take it home to try yourself.
In 2012, over 700,000 adults & children were food insecure. This is up almost 40% since the beginning of the recession.
Stephanie Silberstein participated in the Walk with a team of colleagues.