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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

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

February 20, 2019

Project Bread is now accepting applications for 2019/20 funding opportunities in six program categories that prevent hunger in Massachusetts.

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Filed under: News and Events, Community Solutions, Grant information

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 27, 2018

You can help prevent hunger in Massachusetts.

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Filed under: News and Events

December 18, 2018

Anna Marchefka has been a teacher at Greenfield Middle School for six years. When she first started at the school, there was no school breakfast program, and she was spending a lot of her own money to make sure her students wouldn't be hungry. But three years ago the school implemented a breakfast in the classroom program, and now everything is different.

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Filed under: News and Events

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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