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

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

January 31, 2020

Chef Sam Icklan helps us understand the real world impact that could come from the Trump Administration’s proposed rollback of nutrition guidelines.

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

January 28, 2020

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. In October, judges in three states issued temporary injunctions preventing the rule from being enforced until legal challenges were resolved. However, on January 27th, the Supreme Court of the United States voted to allow the “public charge” rule to implemented. This decision does not invalidate the legal challenges still pending in lower courts. 

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

January 22, 2020

Project Bread opposes the Trump Administration's recent proposal to roll back healthy nutrition guidlines for school meals.

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

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