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

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, 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, FoodSource, Community Solutions, Children and Schools, For the Media, Get Help

May 29, 2020

Despite Project Bread's advocacy and the urgency of this need, the USDA has yet to grant a waiver to MA which would make it possible for 217 of the 261 communities operating school meal sites during COVID-19 to continue feeding kids beyond June.

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

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

May 20, 2020

At Project Bread, we know that food insecurity is not caused by scarcity of food, but by systemic barriers that result in unequal access to basic necessities. We need widespread policy solutions to break down barriers through the duration of this crisis and beyond. 

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

May 13, 2020

We continue to be focused on our programmatic response to COVID-19 in a rapidly changing landscape. Keep checking back throughout the month 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

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 6, 2020
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 15, 2020

In this third installment, Chef Vanessa gives a comprehensive list of items to have on hand for easy cooking and baking.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Community Solutions

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