You’re Invited: The New Face of Hunger

| September 7, 2012

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
cordially invites you to the debut of our newest project


a photojournalistic exhibit by Barbara Grover
illuminating the reality of hunger in America through words and images

hosted by Joshua Malina, star of ABC’s “Scandal”

Thursday, October 11, 2012
6:00pm VIP Reception and “Behind the Scenes” with the Photographer
6:30 to 8:30pm Reception and Photo Exhibit

Bergamot Station
2525 Michigan Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90404

Food generously provided by Suzanne Tracht and Jar

For event and RSVP information please call plan A at 310.860.1300

If you cannot attend the event but still wish to make a contribution, please click here to donate.

We are a nation of staggering wealth, yet 50 million Americans, including 17 million children, struggle to put food on the table every day.

The New Face of Hunger is a dramatic educational photography exhibit that will influence how hunger is seen in America. The “face” of hunger is changing as middle class families drop into the ranks of poverty and hunger. MAZON feels compelled to address this growing issue by educating the Jewish community and others about the “new” face of hunger and rallying synagogues and individuals to advocate on behalf of the millions of Americans who face hunger daily.

The New Face of Hunger offers a unique view into the world of hunger. MAZON will present this project with an opening night showcase gala in Los Angeles. Afterwards, this exhibit will travel to synagogues across the country to further educate the Jewish and secular community about the prevalence of hunger in America.

About the Photographer

MAZON commissioned renowned photojournalist Barbara Grover to document the different “faces” of hunger in the United States.

Since winning the prestigious Ernst Haas award for her images of the Los Angeles riots, Barbara has traveled to more than 40 countries to give a face – and a voice – to the homeless, refugees, and children of war, breaking down stereotypes and distilling complex issues into compelling human narratives.

One Response

  1. Carol K. says:

    Wow , I’m sure this is going to be a very moving exhibit  I think it is really important for people to put a face / image to the very real issue of Hunger. Any chance this exhibit is going to make it out to Hawaii?

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