Rep. Driscoll Participates in Project Bread's Walk for Hunger
MAY 5, 2021
On Sunday May 2nd, Representative Bill Driscoll Jr. (D-Milton) and his eldest son participated in Project Bread's 53rd annual Walk for Hunger. Beginning in 1969, Project Bread's Walk for Hunger is the oldest and largest community fundraiser for hunger solutions in Massachusetts.
Representative Driscoll walked because too many are still experiencing food insecurity, including residents in the 7th Norfolk District. According to the Greater Boston Food Bank, there were over 2,300 food insecure Milton residents in 2020, a 107% increase from 2018. In the town of Randolph, there were over 3,000 food insecure residents, a 47% increase from 2018.
For the second consecutive year, the Walk for Hunger was held virtually and participants were invited to choose their own adventures and routes. Rep. Driscoll and his son Will began in Cambridge at the Eliot Bridge and concluded their walk at Castle Island in South Boston. The route was mostly along bike trails and the pair walked and scootered. See the tweet thread below for photos from the day.
If you would like to donate to Project Bread, click here.
If you, or someone you know, needs food, below are some resources that serve Milton and Randolph residents:
Apply for SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)