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

July 8, 2020

The Hunger Advocate is our monthly round-up of news articles about issues that affect hunger in Massachusetts and beyond. Click here for this month's latest updates.  

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events

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 29, 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, Children and Schools, FoodSource, General, Poverty, The Walk for Hunger, For the Media, Ways to Give

June 25, 2020

Project Bread is joining anti-hunger organizations and allies nationwide for the June 22-26 Anti-Hunger Week of Action to emphasize the importance of SNAP and other key nutrition priorities. Join us by taking action today!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events

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

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 6, 2020
February 10, 2020

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

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

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