Get Ugly Sweaters is a Finish Line Sponsor at Project Bread's 50th Annual Walk for Hunger

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Boston-based ugly sweater company becomes Finish Line Sponsor at annual Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 6th.

Get Ugly Sweaters Ready To Walk in Project Bread's Walk For Hunger

These are the movers and shakers of the city that are creating noise and making an impact, and it’s a privilege for us to raise funds and walk in support of service and programs that ward off hunger.

Last November, Boston-based company, Get Ugly Sweaters, partnered with Project Bread, an organization that strengthens local communities by promoting sustainable and reliable access to healthy food for all.

Since teaming up, Get Ugly Sweaters raised $3,000 dollars for Project Bread through the sale of their sweaters. This money will be used to feed 6,000 people in need of a meal in the state of Massachusetts.

Continuing their partnership in 2018, Get Ugly Sweaters will be a Finish Line Sponsor at Project Bread's 50th Annual Walk for Hunger on Sunday, May 6th, and will walk as a team in the event as well. Since 1969, the Walk for Hunger has provided 1B meals to food-insecure individuals and families living in Massachusetts. 263 community-based programs in Massachusetts rely on the money raised from the walk, which is named the oldest pledge walk in the country.

"We’re grateful to be able be a part of this incredible community that is making a difference in the lives of so many people," says Caitlyn McGuire, Get Ugly Sweaters team member. "These are the movers and shakers of the city that are creating noise and making an impact, and it’s a privilege for us to raise funds and walk in support of service and programs that ward off hunger."

Project Bread's Walk for Hunger is a celebration that strengthens local food systems, educates and empowers Massachusetts residents to break the cycle of hunger. The walk itself will start between 8AM and 9:30AM on the Boston Common. There are nine checkpoints with refreshments, cheering, snacks, and entertainment. There will also be a 5K run preceding the walk that begins at 7AM.

To donate to the Get Ugly Sweaters' Walk For Hunger team, visit http://support.projectbread.org/goto/getugly

To learn more about the partnership between Get Ugly Sweaters and Project Bread,visit https://getuglysweaters.com/project-bread/

Get Ugly Sweaters is a Boston-based clothing line for those people who want to make a statement wherever they go. It was born from the idea that people are born innately creative and with a sense of humor. Get Ugly Sweaters strives to be the life of the party, whether at your office Christmas party or on college campuses. Furthermore, Get Ugly Sweaters is dedicated to helping end hunger by feeding 14 people in need with the purchase of every sweater. To learn more about the brand, shop their styles, or to hear more about their partnership with Project Bread, please visit their website at https://getuglysweaters.com.

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