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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.

Community Harvest Project volunteers

Community Harvest Project (CHP) in Grafton is one of 26 farm and garden programs receiving money raised by this year's Walk for Hunger participants. With the mission to build healthy communities through volunteer farming and nutrition education, Community Harvest Project grows fresh fruits and vegetables that are donated to local hunger-relief organizations.

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2018 Walk Carl story_spotlight

"I'm 94. I've worked hard my whole life. I didn't think I'd need help, but here I am."

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Spotlight Sarah Wolfson

Hi! I’m Sarah Wolfson, and I started interning with Project Bread’s Child Nutrition Outreach Program (CNOP) in January as a Youth Ambassador for Share Our Strength | No Kid Hungry.

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Fundraising challenge winner Feb 2018 Dina

Stephen Peacock has been walking since 2007 and is the team captain of Hoyas Against Hunger.

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Spotlight image_Stephen Peacock

Stephen Peacock has been walking since 2007 and is the team captain of Hoyas Against Hunger.

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acton wage

Through our FoodSource Hotline, Project Bread hears how hardworking Massachusetts residents have to make impossible choices: deciding between skipping meals and paying bills or purchasing medication.

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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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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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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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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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