‘A real fragile state’: How COVID-19 threatens Massachusetts’ hunger relief efforts

Pre-COVID-19, one in 11 Massachusetts households faced hunger, which amounted to 9% of residents. As of March, according to Project Bread President Erin McAleer, data shows that 38% of people in the state are now food insecure.

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