Community Nutrition Services

Improving the quality of free meals for kids

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Every kid deserves healthy school meals

Because nearly every child experiencing food insecurity attends a public school, school meals are the number one source of daily nutrition for kids facing hunger. 

That’s why leveraging schools as the critical access point for feeding kids is at the core of Project Bread’s work to end child hunger in Massachusetts.

To help children reach their potential, Project Bread partners with school districts and supports school nutrition staff through our Child Nutrition Outreach & Chefs in Schools™ teams to both feed more kids daily and offer healthier and tastier school meals to fuel student’s success.

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Our Impact

7,678 kids

enjoyed healthier school meals in 2019

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The Facts

With Universal School Meals, an estimated 50,000 more students would eat school meals.

You can give better quality, healthier school food to more kids.


Working with Project Bread has really helped elevate our food service program. After our partnership ends, they’ll leave our school with successful recipes and the pride of being able to cook wonderful food for our children.”

April Liles, Project Bread Chefs in Schools Partner, Food Service Director, Waltham Public Schools

During the pandemic, Project Bread supported 44 school districts to safely feed children remotely.

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