Tackling Hunger in Massachusetts

Project Bread‘s Eric Si and Maura Ackerman joined What’s Up Eastie? to discuss the statewide problem of hunger and what Project Bread is doing to tackle that.

Listen to the show:

Project Bread is celebrating its 50th Walk for Hunger & 5K Run. Register at www.projectbread.org/walk.  Funds you raise as a walker, runner, or volunteer are distributed to hundreds of anti-hunger programs across the state that help the 1 in 10 food-insecure residents in Massachusetts.

Access points for free summer meals for those 18 and under:
Project Bread’s year-round multi-lingual FoodSource Hotline: 800-645-8333Individuals can also chat live with counselors at www.gettingsnap.org.

  1. Call the FoodSource Hotline at 800-645-8333
  2. Text “FOOD” or “COMIDA” to 877-877
  3. Visit www.meals4kids.org
  4. Download the SummerEats app on iOS or Android, get SummerEats!


Author: Kannan

Urban farmer, ecology enthusiast, community organizer, sustainability educator, climate resiliency consultant.

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