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

June 28, 2017

The Child Nutrition Outreach Program at Project Bread joined the Waltham Boys & Girls Club in hosting a kick-off event for the Summer Food Service Program at Lowell Spray Park on Tuesday, June 27. The Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) is a federally funded, state administered nutrition program that provides free meals to kids ages 18 and under during the summer months in eligible areas. 

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

May 22, 2017

Read Project Bread Executive Director Ellen Parker and Board Chair Dr. Ronald E. Kleinman's op-ed published in The Boston Globe on Monday, May 22, "Children have a right to healthy food at school."

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools

March 21, 2017

All the state funding for our Chefs in Schools program was unexpectedly cut! We need your help to recover $250,000 of lost public funding to continue our work to transform school food in more than 100 low-income Massachusetts schools this school year.

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Filed under: News and Events, Ways to Give

March 13, 2017

The gym at the East Boston Social Center was filled with people on Saturday, March 11. But no one was playing sports - they were painting signs for the 2017 Walk for Hunger!

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Filed under: Volunteer, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger

December 16, 2016

Can food make or break a community–we know it can!

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Filed under: News and Events

July 11, 2016

Looking for the closest summer meal sites to you? Download our Child Nutrition Outreach Program's new SummerEats App, free!

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools, Community Solutions

March 24, 2015

A new study co-funded by Project Bread shows that schools collaborating with a professionally trained chef to improve the nutrition and taste of school lunches significantly increased students’ fruit and vegetable consumption.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Community Solutions, Children and Schools, General, For the Media, Reports and Studies

March 9, 2015

Children who eat school breakfast show an increase in cognitive function, improvement in test scores, and better behavior, yet only 17% of all students across Massachusetts eat school breakfast.

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Filed under: News and Events, Children and Schools

September 29, 2014

Chef Vanessa's kale pesto is nut free, cost effective, and delicious! 

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools

September 3, 2014

Here are five things you might not know about the real face of school food in the Commonwealth and the critical role school food service professionals play.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools

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