Massachusetts is one of the most prosperous states in the nation, and yet, one in ten Massachusetts residents is hungry or doesn’t know where their next meal is coming from. As Project Bread celebrates 50 years of its Walk For Hunger, we examine the state of hunger and food insecurity in New England.
- Erin McAleer, president of Project Bread in Massachusetts. Follow Erin on Twitter. Follow Project Bread on Twitter.
- Julie LaFontaine, executive director of The Open Door in Gloucester. Follow The Open Door on Twitter.Andrew Schiff, chief executive officer of the Rhode Island Community Food Bank. Follow the Rhode Island Food Bank on Twitter.
BONUS: Callie and her panelists discuss food waste and local political measures that could help alleviate hunger and food insecurity in Massachusetts.