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

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 15, 2019

When given the chance, students have a lot to say about their school lunch, and we can learn a lot by listening. Project Bread's Chef Sam interviewed students during their lunch period to learn more about how we can continue to make lasting changes to improve the quality of their school meals. 

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools, About & History, For the Media, Donor, Ways to Give

June 10, 2019

Tens of thousands of kids in Massachusetts live in food insecure households. For students who start their day hungry, school breakfast can be the difference between sitting unfocused at their desk and a productive day of learning. That’s why school breakfast is so important, and why Project Bread has awarded $123,000 in grants— along with our expertise and support—to help schools implement “Breakfast After the Bell”. A school breakfast model proven to dramatically increase participation by as much as 80%. 

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Filed under: Corporate Sponsorship, News and Events, Children and Schools, Grant information, For the Media

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

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

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