The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), is a federal nutrition program (formerly known as food stamps) that provides monthly financial assistance to purchase groceries to Massachusetts residents who qualify. Help inform potentially eligible residents about SNAP and connect them to assistance to enroll.
Project Bread's FoodSource Hotline is the statewide food helpline for Massachusetts. Providing comprehensive information and referrals to food assistance programs in Massachusetts. A "one-stop-shop" for callers to learn about everything that is availble to help them afford/access food. It is always free and confidential. Counselors can assist in 180 languages and connect callers to both local and federal food programs. They can also screen callers to determine if they are eligible for SNAP and assist with SNAP applications.
You can help boost participation in school breakfast programs with these promotional materials. If you are a school looking to start a Breakfast-After-the-Bell program, we have resources for you too to get you started!
Summer Eats provides free meals to ALL kids & teens, ages 0-18, in the summer months at sites across the state. No registration or I.D. is needed. This amazing program is underutilized, and it's largely because families don't know about it — you can help a lot by spreading the word!