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

May 26, 2020

Massachusetts' current anti-hunger plan and budget to address COVID-19 hunger crisis is missing two critical pieces — the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and child nutrition programs administered by school meal sites.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy, News and Events, Community Solutions, For the Media

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 15, 2020

In this third installment, Chef Vanessa gives a comprehensive list of items to have on hand for easy cooking and baking.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Community Solutions

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

April 13, 2020

Project Bread has been working with the Massachusetts Department of Education and local partners to help make sure kids are able to get school meals during closures. Here we get a sense of what this looks like on the ground as we hear from the front line heroes keeping families fed in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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

April 8, 2020

In this second installment, Chef Vanessa tells us how to use a few simple ingredients to make flatbread.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, General, For the Media

March 31, 2020

In this first installment, Chef Vanessa talks about ways to use those dried beans you have sitting in your cupboard.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Community Solutions

February 10, 2020

President Trump's budget proposal would cut SNAP by one third.

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Filed under: Informing Public Policy

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