The above photos a courtesy of Project Bread, sent via press release. The full press release follows:
A group of seventh and eighth graders at the in Brookline, painted signs that will encourage participants as they complete the 20-mile Walk for Hunger route. Over 40,000 Walkers are expected to stepout and raise nearly $4 million for hunger relief and prevention at Project Bread’s 44th annual Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 6th.
The route weaves through Boston, Brookline, Newton, Watertown, and Cambridge, andincludes entertainment and free snacks along the way. These signs are among the 320 hand painted signs ofencouragement that will hang along the route.
About Project Bread
As the state’s leading antihunger organization, Project Bread is dedicated to alleviating, preventing, andultimately ending hunger in Massachusetts. Through The Walk for Hunger, the oldest continual pledgewalk in the country, Project Bread provides millions of dollars each year in privately donated funds tosupport hunger relief through emergency programs, schools, community health centers, farmers’ markets, community suppers, home care organizations, and other programs that protect the individual and strengthenour community food security.
The Walk’s flagship sponsor is Freihofer’s Baking Company; its participatingsponsors include Arbella Insurance Charitable Foundation and Raytheon Company. For more information,visit www.projectbread.org, www.facebook.com/projectbread, or www.twitter.com/walkforhunger.