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

September 14, 2020
August 18, 2020

Food access has been devastatingly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic across the Commonwealth. Here is a closer look at how Project Bread, made possible by supporters like you, has helped people in Massachusetts continue to access and afford food during the crisis. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get Involved, Corporate Sponsorship, Get the Facts, Volunteer, News and Events, Donor, For the Media, Ways to Give

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 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 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

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

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

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