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Spotlights

We could not do our work without the support of our diverse community, including Walkers, donors, public policy makers, teachers, and Volunteers.

Susans Story Spotlight

After a lifetime in the workforce, Fitchburg resident Susan was looking forward to retiring. She had carefully planned for her future before deciding to retire, budgeting for her life on a fixed income. Heartbreakingly, Susan’s daughter lost her battle with cancer and placed her two grandchildren, ages 10 and 12, into Susan’s primary care. "I didn’t know where to turn. I was just looking for anything that could help," Susan says. "I love my grandkids but I felt like I couldn’t do enough with the limited income I receive."

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Filed under: Spotlights, News and Events

Monte spotlight 2017

When Donna Yaffe was young, she and her brother went to a local coffee shop with their father, Monte. When they saw a man outside asking for money, Monte brought him inside, bought him coffee and sat and talked with him for hours, listening to his story.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Get Involved, Heart & Sole Circle, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams, Ways to Give

Bay State Milling

Through the Walk for Hunger, companies big and small around the state have made ending hunger part of their business. This year, Bay State Milling, Checkpoint 2 sponsor of the 49th Walk, is celebrating its 10th year both as a Walk Sponsor and as an employee Walk Team.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Corporate Sponsorship, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams

Gaining Ground FINAL

Eric Si is the Heart & Sole Manager at Project Bread. Last summer, he had the opportunity to volunteer with Project Bread at Gaining Grounds, a farm in Concord.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger

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Keyton Sheely is a Heart & Sole Campaign Associate at Project Bread. At the end of February, she had the opportunity to attend one of our volunteer days, helping serve dinner at the New England Center and Home for Veterans in Boston.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, The Walk for Hunger

Paulist Center FINAL

Kristen Ryan is a Heart & Sole Campaign Associate at Project Bread. In mid February, she had the opportunity to attend one of our volunteer days, helping serve dinner at the Paulist Center in Boston.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, The Walk for Hunger

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Mark Sternman won’t be in Massachusetts on May 7, 2017. But that isn’t stopping him from participating in this year’s Walk for Hunger – even 1,400 miles away.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, News and Events, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams

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Rosanne Phillips was raised to give back to her community. Led by her mother’s example, she was always encouraged to participate in volunteer work and community service.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams

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Longtime walker, Alyce Lanoue, shares her story about participating in the Walk for Hunger as a visually-impaired walker in the letter below.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams

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Audrey Giuliano of North Reading, MA, clearly remembers her first Walk for Hunger. Intrigued by Project Bread’s mission to reduce hunger within Massachusetts, Audrey joined her granddaughter, Nicole, in 1999 for her first walk.

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Filed under: Spotlights, Heart & Sole Circle, The Walk for Hunger, Walkers & Teams

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