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Voltaggio goes to Annapolis in support of school breakfast

Bryan Voltaggio

, chef and co-owner of

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Volt

, is scheduled to testify in

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Annapolis
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on Monday at 3 p.m. in support of increased school breakfast funding. Voltaggio and members of the Partnership to End Childhood Hunger in Maryland will testify on behalf of Maryland Meals for Achievement (MMFA), a school breakfast program, at a hearing of the

House Appropriations Committee

, Subcommittee on Education and Economic Development.

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Voltaggio has been a longtime supporter of Share Our Strength, the nation’s leading child anti-hunger organization, and their efforts to end childhood hunger throughout his career, first while working for Charlie Palmer Steak in

Washington, D.C.

. Since opening Volt, he has raised more than $200,000 for the cause. Voltaggio was awarded Share Our Strength’s Chef/Restaurateur of the Year award in 2010.

MMFA is a classroom breakfast project administered by the Maryland State Department of Education that provides in-classroom breakfast to all students at 228 high-need schools across Maryland.

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