We go beyond giving out meals. Solving hunger requires addressing the problems at its core —affordability and access. We connect people and communities to big-impact federal nutrition programs and advocate for equitable policies. Our work boosts household food budgets today and informs enduring change for increased food security for all.
As nearly a quarter of the households in Massachusetts were food insecure during the peak of the economic and health impacts of COVID-19, your help meant we could get resources to people struggling to afford food, and also enabled us to advocate for policies to expand food benefits. You helped your neighbors—many who were facing hunger for the first time.Explore Your Impact
No one in Massachusetts should be going hungry. There's enough food available to feed everyone in the Commonwealth, but the high cost of living and wages that haven’t kept up prevent households from affording basic necessities.
Project Bread works with legislators to craft policy solutions to strengthen critical nutrition programs while engaging our partners to address the underlying factors contributing to hunger. Our advocacy is driven by the real-time challenges of people experiencing food insecurity, so we can permanently break the cycle of hunger.
The White House has released details on its American Families Plan (AFP), a legislative proposal that would significantly lower the rates of childhood hunger in Massachusetts and across the country.