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Year: 2011

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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In early August, the Red Sox Wives held their 20th Annual Can & Cash Drive outside the gates at Fenway Park, and set a new milestone in their decades-long support of The Greater Boston Food Bank. This year’s Drive proved again that the Boston Red Sox, their families and fans, are among the ...
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With food provided by The Greater Boston Food Bank, the Attleboro Area Council of Churches is providing food to the growing number of families in need in our community by expanding their “Food N Friends Kitchens” initiative.  They’ve created two new kitchens, or “Family Cafes,” that ar...
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Thanks to the generosity of corporate food producers, GBFB’s Kids Cafe evening meal program for disadvantaged children, is able to feed close to 1,700 children a day, five days a week.  A partnership with local Boys and Girls Clubs, the number of children showing up for free meals has grown si...
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Meg Staknis doesn’t “believe that anyone in the United States – or anyone, anywhere, really, but especially in the United States – should have to go hungry.”  She’s transformed her strong belief into a powerful and generous hands-on response to hunger in Eastern Massachusetts. Meg st...
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Feisty and compassionate, Kip Tiernan, who died on July 2nd of cancer in her home in Boston, was a nationally recognized pioneer and advocate for the provision of housing and food to those in need.  In 1974, she founded Rosie’s Place, the country’s first shelter established specifically to ...
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