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June 17, 2019

In the past few years, East Boston has become a new frontier for luxury real estate development, resulting in a sharp spike in cost of living and a rapidly widening income gap. This, exacerbated by a political climate hostile toward immigrants in the U.S. is making it difficult, if not impossible, for many long-time residents of the neighborhood to afford food and other basic needs. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get the Facts, 50th videos cape, News and Events, Community Solutions, About & History, Poverty, For the Media, Ways to Give

June 15, 2019

When given the chance, students have a lot to say about their school lunch, and we can learn a lot by listening. Click the "Sound Bites" to hear what kids had to say about their school lunch, and most importantly, why it matters!

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools, About & History, Donor, For the Media, Ways to Give

Spotlights

Monte spotlight 2017

When Donna Yaffe was young, she and her brother went to a local coffee shop with their father, Monte. When they saw a man outside asking for money, Monte brought him inside, bought him coffee and sat and talked with him for hours, listening to his story.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger, Donor, Walkers & Teams, Ways to Give

Bay State Milling

Through the Walk for Hunger, companies big and small around the state have made ending hunger part of their business. This year, Bay State Milling, Checkpoint 2 sponsor of the 49th Walk, is celebrating its 10th year both as a Walk Sponsor and as an employee Walk Team.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Corporate Sponsorship, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams