71% of the people we serve live in poverty. Nearly half of them have had to choose between buying food and paying for utilities, rent, mortgage or medical care.
The Food Bank’s newsletter, Word of Mouth, is published quarterly. It features information about hunger in western Massachusetts and stories from the programs, member agencies, volunteers, and people behind The Food Bank who help reduce hunger and increase food security in our communities. Read the current issue of Word of Mouth and archived issues below. (Please note: These are PDFs that require Adobe Reader to view. Some files may be large.)