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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

February 10, 2020

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

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

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 28, 2020

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. In October, judges in three states issued temporary injunctions preventing the rule from being enforced until legal challenges were resolved. However, on January 27th, the Supreme Court of the United States voted to allow the “public charge” rule to implemented. This decision does not invalidate the legal challenges still pending in lower courts. 

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

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

January 16, 2020

An Act Regarding Breakfast After the Bell passes unanimously in the Senate, following a unanimous House vote in November. Now it heads to the Governor's desk to become a law!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

December 16, 2019

The Trump Administration's new rule tightening work requirements for people receiving food benefits will harm 35,000 people in Massachusetts. Who are they?

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, Poverty

December 5, 2019

Tightening work requirements and exposing over 35,000 individuals in Massachusetts to termination from SNAP will do nothing but unnecessarily limit the right of each to the food they justly deserve.

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

November 20, 2019

An Act Regarding Breakfast After the Bell (S.267/H.4218) was reported out favorably by the House of Representatives!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

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