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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.

Maria year end story

Here he was, a five-year-old boy back on the exam table, visiting the clinic again for a follow-up, still not over the cold he came in for three weeks ago. 

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Maria year end story 2_final

Do you know what I love most about the New Year? Everyone gets a fresh start.

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Erin year end story

Despite working hard her whole life and carefully saving for retirement, Joan never could have planned for this.

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Maura year end story

The answer from the kids was always the same — "no."

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Khara year end story

I could hear it in her voice—she was upset.

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