Mayor Martin Walsh Announces Summer Eats Program Across the City (Boston Housing Authority)

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July 25th, 2019

From the Jamaica Plain Gazette:

Mayor Martin J. Walsh this week announced the launch of the 2019 Boston Summer Eats Program, expanding access to healthy meals by providing free and nutritious meals to youth ages 18 and under at more than 100 locations throughout the city.

“No child in Boston should ever go hungry, and this program helps serve all students throughout the summer months,” said Mayor Walsh. “I am proud that through Boston Summer Eats, we are we are reducing food insecurity one child at a time, making sure that Boston’s students are happy, healthy, and ready before they return to the classroom next school year.”

The Boston Summer Eats program is led by the Mayor’s Office of Food Access (OFA) in partnership with Project Bread, the Greater Boston YMCA, and Boston Public Schools Food & Nutrition Services. The program provides free, nutritious meals and engaging programming to youth age 18 and under at over 100 locations around the City of Boston, including selected Boston Public Library branches, Boston Housing Authority properties, Farmers Markets, community and faith-based organizations, Boston City Hall, and the Bruce Bolling Building.

Read the Jamaica Plain Gazette's article "Mayor Martin Walsh Announces Summer Eats Program Across the City," featuring the Boston Housing Authority.

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