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

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, Teacher Champions, Children and Schools, Grant information, For the Media

June 7, 2019

Less than half of low-income students eat school breakfast on a daily basis. Passing breakfast after the bell legislation would increased access to over 150,000 students!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Teacher Champions

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

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

November 14, 2018

With Thanksgiving only a week away, Irene Li—owner of Mei Mei Street Kitchen and Restaurant and Project Bread Board Member—reflects on her own family traditions from Thanksgivings past, and what matters to her most: food, family, and social justice.

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Filed under: News and Events

October 16, 2018

Your vote is your power! Help break the cycle of poverty and foood insecurity, and make a difference in the lives of Massachusetts residents like Evelyn.

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Filed under: News and Events

September 26, 2018

Read our statement on the proposed "public charge" rule and how it will negatively affect the state of food insecurity in MA and in the US as a whole.

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Filed under: News and Events

September 7, 2018

Check out all the great local news coverage of Summer Eats in 2018!

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

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