LEFTY Youth Raise $20K In Annual MAZON Dinner

| March 3, 2010

Temple Isaiah‘s LEFTY Youth Group has a wonderful tradition. For 24 years now, the Lexington teens have raised money for MAZON in an annual dinner. This year, their dinner broke two records: with over 300 guests, it had the highest attendance of prior events, and thanks to LEFTY’s hard work and their guests’ generosity, the Read More

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Chicago Anti-Hunger Advocacy Shabbaton

| February 19, 2010

On February 7th, MAZON Partner Synagogue Anshe Emet hosted an Anti-Hunger Advocacy Shabbaton. We didn’t realize at the time that the congregants hosting the many politicians – from local leaders all the way to Democratic Party Whip Dick Durbin – were Anshe Emet’s Bar & Bat Mitzvah students! When you think of an “advocate”, what’s Read More

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MAZON & Lambi Fund: Rebuilding Rural Haiti

| January 21, 2010

Since our last update from Haiti, a major aftershock has struck the country, further complicating emergency relief efforts. The mass exodus of survivors away from Port-au-Prince continues to grow, increasing demands on rural communities outside the capital city. We were able to reconnect with Lambi Fund, our long-time grantee in Haiti, to provide another update Read More

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Haiti: Updates From the Field

| January 19, 2010

The response to MAZON’s Emergency Haiti Relief Fund, launched last Wednesday, has been incredible. As of this post, you’ve helped us nearly $140,000. This money is going right back into the field. Here’s a brief update from our partners in Haiti: A team from the International Medical Corps. (IMC) has been in stationed in Port-au-Prince Read More

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