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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.

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: News and Events

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

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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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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April 15, 2014

Project Bread is awarding more than $100,000 to 20 farm and urban gardening programs in 16 communities across Massachusetts. These grants, awarded during the spring planting season, are designed to help these agricultural programs start the season strongly.  Each of the grantees helps provide sustainable, responsible solutions that help people get access to healthy, affordable food where they live.

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Filed under: News and Events

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