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Apr 28, 2014, 10:11 ET Local Companies Step Up to Support Project Bread's 46th Annual Walk for Hunger

More than a dozen local companies are stepping up to support Project Bread's Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 4, 2014. This year's major sponsors for...


Jan 09, 2014, 11:03 ET Project Bread Releases New School Food Cookbook

 The most recent report on household food security by the United States Department of Agriculture found 20% of American children to be food...


Jul 03, 2013, 12:15 ET Project Bread's Fresh Approach to Ending Hunger

The following letter is being released by Project Bread: Friends: Today, I'd like to tell you a bit about Project Bread's "fresh approach to...


May 07, 2012, 11:15 ET 43,000 People Show Commitment to Feed Hungry Families in Massachusetts

With the need greater than ever, Project Bread's Walk for Hunger reaches goal of $3.6 million At Project Bread's 44th annual Walk for...


Jan 20, 2011, 07:30 ET Massachusetts Ahead of the Curve in School Nutrition

Project Bread's Healthy School Food Initiative Paves the Way for the New USDA Guidelines for School Meals When USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack...


Nov 03, 2010, 09:59 ET 615,000 in Massachusetts Struggle to Put Food on the Table

Project Bread announces an 11 percent increase in food insecurity Project Bread, the state's leading antihunger organization, released numbers...


May 02, 2010, 15:56 ET 42,000 Walkers Show Commitment to Feed Hungry Families

Call for help brings surge of support as Project Bread's Walk for Hunger reaches goal of $3.8 million Welcomed by Boston Mayor Thomas M. Menino,...


Nov 20, 2009, 12:57 ET 554,000 in Massachusetts Struggle to Put Food on the Table

Project Bread addresses increased food insecurity as many face problem of hunger Project Bread, the state's leading anti-hunger organization,...


Nov 18, 2009, 13:05 ET New Study Proves Kids Like Eating Healthy Food

Preliminary report from the Harvard School of Public Health reveals students prefer healthy school meals Think your kids won't eat healthy...


Oct 05, 2009, 17:06 ET Boston Assistance Agencies Receive $737,278 From Project Bread to Relieve Hunger in Tough Times

Percussion Sensation STOMP Partners with Project Bread to STOMP Out Hunger! A large gift of funds has been awarded to Boston-area...


Apr 16, 2009, 11:20 ET The Need Is Greater Than Ever -- 2009 Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 3

In the midst of the steepest economic downturn in fifty years, Project Bread's Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 3, takes on urgent meaning for those...


Apr 14, 2009, 10:47 ET Green Mountain Coffee Steps Forward With $25,000 for Walk for Hunger

Despite Economic Instability, Sponsorship Support Remains Strong for Project Bread's Walk Project Bread welcomes Green Mountain Coffee as a new...


Mar 13, 2009, 12:10 ET Boston Most Generous City When Raising Funds for Hungry

Boston Residents Nourish Food Programs through Walk for Hunger Boston was named "most generous city" by Project Bread, the state's leading...


Dec 12, 2008, 11:09 ET Recipes to End Hunger: 7NEWS Personalities Contribute Their Favorite Dishes to Raise Money for Project Bread

The 7NEWS team has cooked up a great way to help feed the hungry. For a modest contribution to Project Bread, the state's leading antihunger...


Nov 19, 2008, 12:20 ET Project Bread's Holiday Cards are Now Available

Many residents are in the market for holiday greeting cards for family and friends. Project Bread, The Walk for Hunger is offering a wide...


May 04, 2008, 01:00 ET Thousands Show Commitment in 40th Walk for Hunger

BOSTON, May 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Over 40,000 generous supporters braved rainy weather to take part in Project Bread's 40th Walk for...


Apr 29, 2008, 01:00 ET Op-Ed by Ellen Parker, Executive Director of Project Bread - The Walk for Hunger

BOSTON, April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following op-ed, written by Ellen Parker, was released today by Project Bread - The Walk For...


Apr 23, 2008, 01:00 ET Historic 40th Annual Walk For Hunger Sunday, May 4

BOSTON, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was issued today by Project Bread - The Walk for Hunger: What:...


Nov 14, 2007, 00:00 ET Project Bread Reports Increased Hunger and Food Insecurity in Massachusetts

BOSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Project Bread, the state's leading antihunger organization, released today its fifth Status Report on...


May 06, 2007, 01:00 ET 39th Walk for Hunger Raises Much Needed Funds Numbers Up/Records Broken - 43,000 Walkers

BOSTON, May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Records were broken today at Project Bread's 39th Walk for Hunger. Over 43-thousand people turned out, raising...


Apr 27, 2007, 01:00 ET 39th Annual Walk for Hunger Sunday, May 6

What: Project Bread's 39th Walk for Hunger - the oldest continual pledge walk in the country. Since 1969, the 20-mile walk has provided...


Nov 14, 2006, 00:00 ET Project Bread Releases Study - Hunger More than Doubles in State

BOSTON, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recently conducted study, Project Bread found that hunger has increased from 8% three years ago to 18%,...


Oct 30, 2006, 00:00 ET Project Bread Receiving $300,000 from The UPS Foundation Funds to Help Reduce Hunger and Improve Nutrition

BOSTON & SHREWSBURY, Mass., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Bread is receiving $300,000 from The UPS Foundation, the charitable arm of UPS...


Oct 27, 2006, 01:00 ET Project Bread to Receive Special Funding from UPS

BOSTON, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to a grant from The UPS Foundation, Project Bread is receiving $300,000 for its work in heading up the...


Sep 25, 2006, 01:00 ET Tonight -- Project Bread Grants Millions of Dollars to 400 Emergency Food Programs Around State

BOSTON, Sept. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Project Bread, the state's leading anti- hunger organization, is distributing millions of dollars tonight to...