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Press Releases

All press releases are available for immediate release. Please contact Emily Abbott at emily_abbott@projectbread.org for additional details.

July 21, 2017

Worcester, MA – July 21, 2017 – Congressman Jim McGovern led his 4th Annual Summer Food Rocks Tour throughout the 2nd Congressional District this past Friday to raise awareness about the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program (SFSP). The Summer Food Service Program is a federally-funded nutrition program that provides free meals to children ages 18 and under when school is not in session. In Massachusetts, the program is administered by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (ESE) with support from the Child Nutrition Outreach Program (CNOP) at Project Bread.


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

July 13, 2016

(BOSTON– July 13, 2016) Each day this summer more than 60,000 children will enjoy a free healthy breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner at one or more of the 1000 Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) sites operating across Massachusetts. The SFSP is a federally funded, state administered and locally operated nutrition program that provides meals at no cost to youth ages 18 and under when school is not in session.

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Filed under: Healthy Food, News and Events, Children and Schools, Community Solutions, For the Media

June 30, 2016

Working in partnership with Project Bread and the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's Child Nutrition Outreach Program (CNOP), Partners is awarding $35,000 to help support the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP) in communities throughout Massachusetts. 

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Filed under: Community Solutions, Children and Schools, For the Media

December 22, 2014

Mona Teasley, a freshman at Walpole High School has won top prize in the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s Child Nutrition Outreach Program School Breakfast Poster Contest. 

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Filed under: Get Involved, News and Events, Children and Schools

June 26, 2014

Partners HealthCare is helping provide nutritious meals to more than 12,000 low-income children a day in the Greater Boston Area over the summer. Working in partnership with the Child Nutrition Outreach Program and Project Bread, Partners is awarding $35,000 to Summer Food Service Program locations in 9 communities including Boston, Brighton, Dorchester, Haverhill, Revere, Salem, Springfield, Waltham, and West Roxbury. 

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Filed under: Children and Schools, Community Solutions, For the Media