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

August 12, 2019

On August 12, 2019, The Trump Administration released their final version of changes to the "public charge" rule, adding SNAP participation as a consideration against those seeking a green card, an extension or a change to their temporary status in the US.

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

June 17, 2019

In the past few years, East Boston has become a new frontier for luxury real estate development, resulting in a sharp spike in cost of living and a rapidly widening income gap. This, exacerbated by a political climate hostile toward immigrants in the U.S. is making it difficult, if not impossible, for many long-time residents of the neighborhood to afford food and other basic needs. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get the Facts, News and Events, 50th videos cape, Community Solutions, Poverty, About & History, For the Media, Ways to Give

June 7, 2019

Less than half of low-income students eat school breakfast on a daily basis. Passing breakfast after the bell legislation would increased access to over 150,000 students!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Teacher Champions

May 30, 2019

There are approximately 700,000 people in MA who are food insecure, and eligible, but not enrolled in SNAP. This is known as the "SNAP Gap", and we are working every day to close it. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get Involved, Volunteer, About & History

March 27, 2019

Restricting access to food will harm low-income individuals in our state. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get Involved, For the Media, Ways to Give

March 14, 2019

President Trump's budget proposal would cut SNAP by one third.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

January 16, 2019

Project Bread is very concerned about the potential of a prolonged shutdown of the federal government.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get Involved, For the Media, Ways to Give

December 22, 2018

SNAP, WIC, and child nutrition programs such as school meals and afterschool meals unaffected by shutdown. 

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

December 13, 2018

Project Bread celebrates Congress’s commitment to preserving SNAP.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get Involved, News and Events, Ways to Give

June 20, 2018

The Farm Bill is the primary legislation that shapes and funds the majority of the food and agricultural programs in the United States including large parts of our nutrition assistance programs. Project Bread closely monitors the Farm Bill because it is also the bill that determines the future of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), which currently helps over 40 million low-income Americans, including over 750,000 in Massachusetts, afford an adequate diet.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events