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

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

November 7, 2019

An Act Regarding Breakfast After the Bell (S.267/H.591) was reported out favorably by the Joint Education Committee!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

November 5, 2019

Here are four reason why Project Bread is committed to getting Breakfast After the Bell legislation passed in Massachusetts as soon as possible, and what you can do to help!  

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

September 3, 2019

Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley joined Project Bread on Friday, August 16, 2019, for a visit to two of the 1,100 Summer Eats locations serving free meals to kids and teens in Massachusetts. 

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

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 14, 2019

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

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

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