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

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 4, 2020

In this guest blog post by Sarah Cordero, one of Project Bread's Teacher Champions and an ESL teacher at the International High School in Lawrence, MA shares how her school is fighting hunger, with the help of Project Bread, during this pandemic. Last year Sarah was selected by Project Bread as a Teacher Champion for her work fighting hunger in her school district.

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Filed under: News and Events, Teacher Champions, Children and Schools, Poverty, For the Media

April 13, 2020

People are struggling right now and our FoodSource Hotline counselors hear about it everyday while they help folks access the food they need.

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Filed under: News and Events, FoodSource, General, Poverty, For the Media

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

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