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Malden & Somerville residents serve up compassion at local homeless shelter

Posted by Christina Jedra  February 12, 2013 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by Project Bread: 

Project Bread’s Ali Dellea of Malden and Arielle Jackson of Somerville helped prepare healthy meals at the Pine Street Inn, a Boston-based homeless shelter and one of 430 community organizations funded by The Walk for Hunger. “The kitchen at the Pine Street Inn was pretty impressive,” explained Ali, one of the 13 campaign associates who helps organize the community of 40,000 Walkers. “The scale of the operations is huge in order to serve 600 meals a day.” By devising, funding, and piloting a range of solutions, Project Bread works to maximize the success of each one—and ultimately solve more problems and help more people. Registration is now open for the 45th Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 5th. For details, go to www.projectbread.org/Walk

About Project Bread
Project Bread is the only statewide antihunger organization committed to providing people of all ages, cultures, and walks of life with sustainable, reliable access to nutritious food. From community-based meal programs, to early childhood and school nutrition initiatives, to improved access to farm-to-table resources, Project Bread approaches hunger as a complex problem with multiple solutions. With funds raised through The Walk for Hunger, the oldest continual pledge walk in the country, and other sources, Project Bread pioneers innovative initiatives and supports effective programs to eradicate hunger in our state. The Walk’s flagship sponsor is Freihofer’s Baking Company; its participating sponsors include Arbella Insurance Group Charitable Foundation and Raytheon Company. For more information, visit www.projectbread.org, www.facebook.com/projectbread, or www.twitter.com/walkforhunger

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