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Blog Archive for February 2016

Grant Opportunity – Up to $12,500/school to launch Breakfast in the Classroom Program, applications due March 10. MA still in dog house (worst 10 states) on school breakfasts!

Thu, 02/25/2016 - 2:23pm -- FoodSNAP

If you work with local schools or organizations to improve nutrition of low income children in schools, this information is for you!  The Eos Foundation is providing special $12.5K grants to schools willing to implement a "breakfast in the classroom" model, which is hands-down the most successful way to ensure children get the food they need to start the day. Below are the details for your schools to apply for this grant.

MA House Members receive FY2017 SNAP Gap Budget Initiative - PLEASE call or email your House Rep !

Fri, 02/12/2016 - 4:51pm -- FoodSNAP

Earlier this week, MLRI volunteers hand-delivered the attached letter to all 160 House Members, along a chart that had district specific information on the SNAP/MassHealth Gap in their cities and towns. You can find the specific zip code information by looking up the Senate district information here:

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