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March 16, 2020
COVID-19: Hunger & Food Resources for Households

Hunger and food resources for Massachusetts households, children and families during COVID-19 crisis and closures. 

For families and households in Massachusetts needing food assistance during this challenging time, here are resources for you to use and share! We will continue to update these resources as more information becomes available. 

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School Closures Meal Sites & Information 

Project Bread is working with the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education and many schools and community partners to provide families with access to school meals while schools are closed. 

Here is our most up-to-date information on which schools and districts are offering meal pick-ups.

Find school meal sites and meal information, here

Please be aware, this information is continuously changing, so keep checking back if you don't find any meals in your community! Click here for a larger view of the map.

Scroll over the map to zoom, and click the pins for detailed meal site information.

Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline 

Toll-free hunger help-line for Massachusetts residents, 1-800-645-8333

If you or someone you know living in Massachusetts needs food assistance, please refer them to Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline toll-free at 1-800-645-8333. This resource will remain up and running through closures to assist all Massachusetts residents needing food assistance during this period of crisis. We are able to provide information about resources in your community as well as assist with SNAP applications over the phone. 

FoodSource Hotline Hours:

Monday- Friday: 8am - 7pm

Saturday: 10am - 2pm 

Our counselors can assist callers in 160 languages and their is a dedicated line to assist our hearing-impaired community at  TTY: 1-800-377-1292. More information can be found, here


Support Project Breads' Rapid Hunger Response to COVID-19, donate now!

Author(s): Project Bread

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