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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
More than 40,000 people took to the streets of Greater Boston on Sunday, May 6th for the 44th annual Walk for Hunger. The 20-mile walk is the largest and oldest one-day walk-a-thon for hunger in the country, starting in 1969 with 2,000 Walkers who raised $26,000 for two emergency food programs. During the past 44 years, more than a million participants have raised nearly $85 million to help hungry people in the state of Massachusetts.  (PRNewsFoto/Project Bread, David Leifer)

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...

Nov 09, 2009, 17:25 ET

McGovern and Project Bread Launch Hospital Hunger Initiative

Campaign Backed by USDA Secretary Vilsack, Governor Patrick, and Lieutenant Governor Murray In a groundbreaking move for antihunger work,...

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
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Over 40,000 generous supporters braved rainy weather to support Project Bread's 40th Walk for Hunger. Walkers of all ages from a spectrum of economic circumstances participated in this event dedicated to feeding hungry people. They raised an estimated $3.8 million for emergency programs across Massachusetts. (PRNewsFoto/Project Bread - Walk for Hunger)[KS]
 BOSTON, MA UNITED STATES
 05/04/2008

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
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Project Bread's historic 40th Walk for Hunger is Sunday, May 4, 2008. Walkers will enjoy a 20-mile route weaving through Boston, Brookline, Newton, and Cambridge. An expected 43,000 participants will raise at least $3.4 million in pledges to help fund 400 food pantries, soup kitchens, food banks, and food salvage programs across Massachusetts. Registration is from 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. on Boston Common. (PRNewsFoto/Project Bread - The Walk for Hunger, David Leifer)[MM]
 BOSTON, MA UNITED STATES
 04/23/2008

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...

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