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

July 28, 2020

The Massachusetts House of Representatives and Senate unanimously approved legislation that will help 150,000 more kids access school breakfast every day. 

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

July 28, 2020

The Senate version of the fourth Coronvirus relief package fails to prioritize the basic needs of Massachusetts residents starting with meeting the increased need for SNAP benefits. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get the Facts, News and Events, For the Media

July 24, 2020

Massachusetts is feeling the far-reaching health and economic impacts of the COVID-19 crisis. Among the greatest concerns is the loss of security of many residents basic needs such as food and housing. But for some groups of people, the impact is far greater than others. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get the Facts, News and Events, Community Solutions

July 8, 2020

The Hunger Advocate is our monthly round-up of news articles about issues that affect hunger in Massachusetts and beyond. Click here for this month's latest updates.  

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events

July 7, 2020

Project Bread and Children’s HealthWatch, a non-partisan research and policy network headquartered at Boston Medical Center, release new research on food insecurity in East Boston and across the state of Massachusetts. Funded by Project Bread’s 2019 Walk for Hunger and The Boston Foundation, the findings not only strongly reinforce the role deep inequities in our system have in the disproportionately high rate of food insecurity experienced in Latinx communities, but also the power neighborhood bonds may have to help mitigate their effects.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get the Facts, News and Events, Community Solutions, For the Media, Donor, Reports and Studies

June 29, 2020

We continue to be focused on our programmatic response to COVID-19 in a rapidly changing landscape. Keep checking back for more updates, but as of today, here is where we stand.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, Children and Schools, FoodSource, General, Poverty, The Walk for Hunger, For the Media, Ways to Give

June 25, 2020

Project Bread is joining anti-hunger organizations and allies nationwide for the June 22-26 Anti-Hunger Week of Action to emphasize the importance of SNAP and other key nutrition priorities. Join us by taking action today!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events

June 2, 2020

We cannot solve hunger if we do not first end racism. Project Bread unequivocally believes that black lives matter, and we stand with those acting to dismantle the system of white supremacy in our country.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, Community Solutions, General, For the Media

June 1, 2020

Having trouble activating your EBT card to use your Pandemic EBT benefits? Follow these instructions.

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, News and Events, Children and Schools, Community Solutions, FoodSource, For the Media, Get Help

May 26, 2020

Massachusetts' current anti-hunger plan and budget to address COVID-19 hunger crisis is missing two critical pieces — the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and child nutrition programs administered by school meal sites.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, Community Solutions, For the Media

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