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

September 14, 2020
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

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 13, 2020

From the onset of the Covid-19 crisis Project Bread advocated at the state and federal level for Massachusetts to receive a waiver to operate Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT), a crisis response nutrition program that helps feed children in low-income households.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, Children and Schools, FoodSource, General, Poverty, For the Media

May 4, 2020

In this guest blog post by Sarah Cordero, one of Project Bread's Teacher Champions and an ESL teacher at the International High School in Lawrence, MA shares how her school is fighting hunger, with the help of Project Bread, during this pandemic. Last year Sarah was selected by Project Bread as a Teacher Champion for her work fighting hunger in her school district.

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

April 13, 2020

Project Bread has been working with the Massachusetts Department of Education and local partners to help make sure kids are able to get school meals during closures. Here we get a sense of what this looks like on the ground as we hear from the front line heroes keeping families fed in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

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

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