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Contact: Michelle Stuffmann
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MAZON PROMOTES MIA HUBBARD TO VICE PRESIDENT OF PROGRAMS

Los Angeles, CA (March 1, 2011) – MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger, a leader in the national anti-hunger community, announced today the promotion of Mia Hubbard to Vice President of Programs. In this expanded role, Ms. Hubbard will oversee the three components of the organization’s anti-hunger efforts: advocacy, grantmaking and external initiatives.

“I am honored to accept this new role and excited to meet this new challenge,” says Hubbard. “MAZON has made a meaningful impact on hunger, but it is clear our work is far from finished. I am excited to help MAZON continue to grow so that we can build a future where no one struggles to put healthy food on the table.”

“Mia is an invaluable part of our team,” says Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO of MAZON. “She is a recognized leader in the anti-hunger movement. Her deep knowledge of the issues, her remarkable insights into the causes of hunger and her outstanding contributions to advancing a meaningful response to those causes make her the ideal person to serve in this important role for MAZON. ”

Ms. Hubbard has been with MAZON for 18 years. Most recently, she served as the organization’s Director of Grants.

About MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing and alleviating hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds. Since its founding in 1985, MAZON, which means “food” or “sustenance” in Hebrew, has been the only national Jewish organization dedicated exclusively to fighting hunger. MAZON practices and promotes a multi-faceted approach to hunger relief, recognizing the importance of responding to hungry peoples’ immediate need for nutrition and sustenance while also working to advance long-term solutions.

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