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Harvard Women’s Hockey Helps Fight Hunger

Members of the Harvard women's hockey team took part in Project Bread's 45th Walk for Hunger May 5 to help raise money and awareness of hunger in Massachusetts. The group, called "HH Fights Hunger," participated in the 20-mile walk around Boston, raising more than $1,500 for the cause.

Harvard hockey's Margaret ChuteLyndsey Fry, Marissa Gedman, Sarah Edney, Michelle Picard, Elizabeth ParkerMary Parker and Abigail Harris all walked the course for "HH Fights Hunger." Approximately 30,000 others participated in the walk and raised an estimated $3.1 million to support community-based programs that assist hungry people across Massachusetts.

"Today's Walk for Hunger was a triumph, and a true expression of the resiliency and heart of Massachusetts," said Ellen Parker, executive director of Project Bread. "I have never been more proud of our community of Walkers and supporters than I am today."

To make a gift to the HH Fights Hunger team, click here.