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

December 22, 2017

This week, Congress voted on a tax plan that could increase hunger in Massachusetts and throughout our nation — they have proposed paying for the approximately $1.5 trillion increase to the deficit by putting programs like SNAP on the chopping block.

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Filed under: News and Events

August 10, 2017

Organic produce is expensive. Local organic produce? Even pricier.

For those living on a fixed income, farmers markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) shares and the like are simply out of the question. A tomato sold at a farmers market, for example, carries a much higher price tag than that of its grocery store equivalent, putting it “back on the shelf” for many lower-income shoppers.

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Filed under: Building Sustainable Food Systems, News and Events, Community Solutions

August 1, 2017

“All done over here!” exclaimed Kristina after the last bed of broccoli had been planted. The other volunteers looked up and smiled, wiping dirt from their hands as the hot July sun beat down on their backs.

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Filed under: Volunteer, News and Events

July 27, 2017

For the fourth consecutive summer, Project Bread partnered with Congressman Jim McGovern to host the "Summer Food Rocks Tour" throughout Central and Western Massachusetts on Friday, July 21. The tour highlighted the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) and how it fills the meal gap left when school lets out for the summer and students can no longer rely on school meals. The SFSP is a federally-funded program, administered in our state by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education. It provides meals at no cost to kids 18 and under throughout the summer months.

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July 12, 2017

On June 1, 2017, Ellen Parker stepped down as CEO and Executive Director of Project Bread, a leading statewide anti-hunger organization committed to providing Massachusetts residents with reliable access to nutritious food.

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Filed under: News and Events

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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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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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: News and Events, 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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September 29, 2014

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

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