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

November 20, 2019

An Act Regarding Breakfast After the Bell (S.267/H.4218) was reported out favorably by the House of Representatives!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

November 7, 2019

An Act Regarding Breakfast After the Bell (S.267/H.591) was reported out favorably by the Joint Education Committee!

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

November 5, 2019

Here are four reason why Project Bread is committed to getting Breakfast After the Bell legislation passed in Massachusetts as soon as possible, and what you can do to help!  

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

October 28, 2019

We've compiled the top three actions you can take on Giving Tuesday to help us fight hunger in Massachusetts.

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Filed under: Get Involved, News and Events, Donor, Ways to Give

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

August 12, 2019

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.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, Get Involved, News and Events, For the Media, Donor

July 17, 2019

Nominate yourself or someone you know by August 20, 2019 to receive the inaugural award honoring the legacy and spirit of Project Bread's Walk for Hunger founder, Patrick Hughes.

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Filed under: News and Events, Community Solutions, Grant information

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

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