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Get the latest updates on how Project Bread is working to end hunger in Massachusetts.

May 22, 2017

Read Project Bread Executive Director Ellen Parker and Board Chair Dr. Ronald E. Kleinman's op-ed published in The Boston Globe on Monday, May 22, "Children have a right to healthy food at school."

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools

April 28, 2017

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.  

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Filed under: Volunteer, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams

March 21, 2017

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.

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Filed under: News and Events, Ways to Give

March 13, 2017

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!

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Filed under: Volunteer, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger

December 16, 2016

Can food make or break a community–we know it can!

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Filed under: News and Events

December 6, 2016

On December 6th, 2016 we hosted our first ever Holiday Chef Cook-Off at the Boston Public Market to determine which Project Bread Chef Educator could cook the crowd-favorite holiday appetizer.

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Filed under: News and Events

November 9, 2016

Calling all teachers! Our Holiday Spoons Project gives you a very fun way to engage your students about hunger in their state, and a way to fundraise for Project Bread. Sponsored by Jordan's Furniture, every dollar raised by your students while selling their festive spoons is matched up to $10,000! Jordan's Furniture will give the winning spoons, voted on online, group IMAX tickets to their theaters! We can do a lot of good this holday season for our neighbors. 

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Filed under: Promotions, Holiday, News and Events, Donor, Ways to Give

November 4, 2016

On November 4th, the Massachusetts Farm to School Project hosted the 4th Annual Massachusetts Farm and Sea to School Conference in Leominster, MA. Farm to school advocates from all over the state attended the conference and participated in over twenty-five breakout sessions. The sessions addressed the challenges with local food procurement, the challenges associated with reducing food waste in schools, how to effectively involve youth in local agriculture, and much more.

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September 22, 2016

Project Bread's Chef Educators teach in summer food service sites around the state that "Cooking Matters". Project Bread Chef Educator Sam Icklan led the kids at the Gill-Montague summer meal site in healthy hands-on cooking lessons that had them lining up for seconds. 

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August 20, 2016

On Saturday, August 20th, a group of dedicated Walk for Hunger participants and supporters spent their day volunteering with our partners at Gaining Ground Farm in Concord, MA. 

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Filed under: Volunteer, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger

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