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Year: 2011

Sunday evening, October 9th, PBS premiered a one-hour Sesame Workshop production for both children and adults that explores issues of poverty, hunger and nutrition in America. “Growing Hope Against Hunger” introduces a new Muppet character, 7-year-old Lily, who asks, “Why don’t people hav...
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On September 28th, I was the invited guest speaker to open the “Seminar in Leadership” series for the MIT Sloan Fellows Program.  The 90-minute, interactive seminar was a fascinating opportunity to present some of GBFB’s business challenges to Sloan Fellows, who come from all over the worl...
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Two events recently took place that celebrated The Greater Boston Food Bank’s mission, and acknowledged our leadership among organizations responding to the needs of vulnerable citizens of the Commonwealth.  Each was special in its own way, and helped to raise awareness of the growing problem ...
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I recently traveled to Washington, DC, to meet with members of Congress to urge them to protect and maintain The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP).   Under the Federal Government’s relentless drive to cut the budget, we’re facing a 20% cut in this critical USDA program, which provid...
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Learn how you can help the Greater Boston Food Bank end hunger in eastern Masschusetts.
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Hear what President Obama says about growing food insecurity in the US and learn how this issue affects Eastern Massachusetts.
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Hear how you can play a role in ending hunger in Eastern Massachusetts.
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Food insecurity rates across Massachusetts are significantly higher for children than for the general population, according to “Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity,” a new report issued by The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) and Feeding America, the national network of food banks.  For t...
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Dear Friends, During a July press conference, President Obama put a human face on the potential consequences of a government debt default:  “I’m getting letters from people who write me and say, at the end of every month I have to skip meals,” Obama said.  “Senior citizens on Social Sec...
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Food insecurity rates across Massachusetts are significantly higher for children than for the general population, according to “Map the Meal Gap: Child Food Insecurity,” a new report issued by The Greater Boston Food Bank (GBFB) and Feeding America, the national network of food banks.  For t...
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