Walsh, Boston Housing Authority Awards $2.5m in Food Distribution Contracts
by Patriot-Bridge Staff • September 2, 2020 • 0 Comments
Mayor Martin J. Walsh announced that the Boston Housing Authority (BHA) is launching a $2.5 million partnership with local businesses and nonprofits to distribute hundreds of thousands of meals to its most vulnerable residents through the end of the year.
Leveraging federal aid, the new initiative will help address a variety of short- and long-term nutritional needs for low-income families in Boston’s public housing communities as part of an ongoing City effort. The funding is expected to finance logistical and staffing costs to provide up to 230,000 meals to 4,100 extremely low-income households through at least December 2020.