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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.

March 9, 2016

WHEN:    Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 2:30-3:30pm

WHO:

  • Joanne Chang, Chef/Owner of Myers and Chang; Pastry Chef/Owner, Flour Bakery
  • Ellen Parker, Executive Director, Project Bread
  • Robert Leshin, Acting Executive Director for the Office for Nutrition, Health & Safety at the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education
  • Pam Trefler, Founding and Managing Director of Union and Fifth
  • Deborah Ventricelli, Deputy Director, Food and Nutrition Services at Boston Public Schools
  • Guy Koppe, Project Bread Chef Educator

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Filed under: News and Events, For the Media

January 22, 2016

Project Bread has announced the winner of the annual Holiday Spoons Project: Shannon Siviski’s fourth grade class and their second grade buddies at High Plain Elementary School in Andover, Mass. As the group with the best-decorated spoons, these students have received tickets to the Jordan’s Furniture IMAX Theater.

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December 18, 2015

WHEN:     February 29, 12:00-1:00pm

WHO:

  • Representative Shauna O'Connell, Taunton
  • Mayor Tom Howe, Taunton
  • Ellen Parker, Executive Director, Project Bread

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Filed under: News and Events, For the Media

December 18, 2015

WHEN:     December 18, 12:00-1:00pm

WHAT: Senator Ben Downing (D-Pittsfield), Representative Tricia Farley-Bouvier (D-Pittsfield) and Representative Paul W. Mark (D-Peru) will observe the first-in-the-nation state funded Chefs in School Program at the Williams Elementary School. State officials will tour alongside Ellen Parker, executive director of Project Bread, Superintendent Jason McCandless, and numerous Williams Elementary School stakeholders.

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Filed under: News and Events, For the Media

January 29, 2015

Project Bread has received a $3000 grant from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC) to support the Northeast Regional Anti-Hunger Network (NERAHN).

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Filed under: News and Events

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

December 10, 2014

Project Bread’s 2014 Status Report on Hunger finds working families are the new face of hunger.  Despite an economic recovery, more than 375,000 Massachusetts households still face food insecurity.

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Filed under: News and Events, Reports and Studies

August 6, 2014

Project Bread has named Darcy A. Pfeifer as its new director of institutional advancement. In the role, Pfeifer assumes responsibility for fundraising and development as well as marketing and communications. She brings more than 15 years of experience at both nonprofits and for-profit companies, including the management of major corporate partnerships, spearheading national fundraising campaigns and coordinating strategic communications plans.

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Filed under: News and Events, For the Media

June 30, 2014

This summer, more than 50,000 children will enjoy a free, healthy breakfast, lunch, snack or dinner at one of more than 600 sites across Massachusetts—all part of the Summer Food Service Program, a federally funded nutrition program that provides free meals to children ages 18 and under when school is not in session. 

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Filed under: News and Events, For the Media

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