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

March 26, 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, FoodSource, Children and Schools, Poverty, General, The Walk for Hunger, For the Media, Ways to Give

March 16, 2020

Hunger and food resources for Massachusetts households, children and families during COVID-19 crisis and closures. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, Children and Schools, Community Solutions, FoodSource, Donor, For the Media, Get Help, Ways to Give, Reports and Studies

January 31, 2020

Chef Sam Icklan helps us understand the real world impact that could come from the Trump Administration’s proposed rollback of nutrition guidelines.

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

January 22, 2020

Project Bread opposes the Trump Administration's recent proposal to roll back healthy nutrition guidlines for school meals.

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

September 17, 2019

Arriving anywhere early in the morning can be a challenge. School is no different. For this reason, many students who want to eat school breakfast miss their opportunity when it is served before school in the cafeteria. Project Bread helps schools make breakfast part of their regular school day, by serving "Breakfast After the Bell", so students like Domonic don't have to wait to eat until lunch if they are running ontime for school—but not early. 

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Filed under: News and Events, Teacher Champions, Children and Schools, General, Donor

September 12, 2019

Every kid deserves a healthy breakfast. With support of Project Bread, Amherst-Pelham school district has made it a priority to create five new breakfast dishes to give students a healthy start to their day. For an inside look, we talked to Chef Jamil Asaad, whose passion for healthy food is bringing change to school breakfast.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

September 3, 2019

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined Project Bread on Friday, August 16, 2019, for a visit to two of the 1,100 Summer Eats locations serving free meals to kids and teens in Massachusetts. 

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

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. Project Bread's Chef Sam interviewed students during their lunch period to learn more about how we can continue to make lasting changes to improve the quality of their school meals. 

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

June 10, 2019

Tens of thousands of kids in Massachusetts live in food insecure households. For students who start their day hungry, school breakfast can be the difference between sitting unfocused at their desk and a productive day of learning. That’s why school breakfast is so important, and why Project Bread has awarded $123,000 in grants— along with our expertise and support—to help schools implement “Breakfast After the Bell”. A school breakfast model proven to dramatically increase participation by as much as 80%. 

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Filed under: Corporate Sponsorship, News and Events, Teacher Champions, Children and Schools, Grant information, For the Media

September 7, 2018

Check out all the great local news coverage of Summer Eats in 2018!

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools, For the Media

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