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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

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

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

November 29, 2019

Enjoy these receipes crafted especially for our supporters by Probject Bread's very own Chef Vanessa, Chef Ryan, and Chef Sam. Click on the image for a downloadable PDF.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Community Solutions, General, Donor, Get Help

September 17, 2019

Arriving anywhere early in the morning can be a challenge. School is no different. For this reason, many students who want to eat school breakfast miss their opportunity when it is served before school in the cafeteria. Project Bread helps schools make breakfast part of their regular school day, by serving "Breakfast After the Bell", so students like Domonic don't have to wait to eat until lunch if they are running ontime for school—but not early. 

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Filed under: News and Events, Teacher Champions, Children and Schools, General, Donor

September 12, 2019

Every kid deserves a healthy breakfast. With support of Project Bread, Amherst-Pelham school district has made it a priority to create five new breakfast dishes to give students a healthy start to their day. For an inside look, we talked to Chef Jamil Asaad, whose passion for healthy food is bringing change to school breakfast.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

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

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