MAZON Attends an Inspiring IMC Luncheon

| June 30, 2010

On May 25, Innocentia Riker and Elaine Himelfarb, program officers with MAZON, attended a “Women to Women Luncheon” hosted by a longtime grantee: The International Medical Corps (IMC). The event was a compelling gathering of over 200 amazing women commemorating IMC’s 25 years of relentless humanitarian relief work around the globe. IMC’s recent and ongoing Read More

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Failure to Thrive

| May 3, 2010

On April 22, 2010 MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger was honored by the Harbor-UCLA Medical Center Failure to Thrive Clinic (FTT) at the Department of Pediatrics’ first Donor Luncheon. The luncheon for two dozen, complete with individual thank-you placemats made by the Department’s young patients, was held in the courtyard of the hospital playground. Read More

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At Passover, A Plea For The Child Nutrition Bill

| March 24, 2010

When we sit down to our Passover seder tables, as a people we will proclaim that we remember the days when we were not free, when we lived under the yoke of slavery in someone’s else’s land. Then we will extend an invitation to all who are hungry to come and eat with us, for Read More

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Fighting Hunger in the “Hunger Capitol” of America

| February 25, 2010

I was pleased last week to be invited on a panel of anti-hunger experts to address a gathering of the Westside Democratic Club. In the picture (from left to right) are panel moderator and attorney-activist, Ron Galperin; me;  Frank Tamborello from Hunger Action LA; Matt Sharp from California Food Policy Advocates; and Michael Flood, head Read More

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