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For Older Americans Month: Take a Stand for Charles

Older Americans built our families, our communities, and our country. We must protect the 10 million seniors nationwide who face the threat of hunger. 

 

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Why Good Nutrition is Essential for Seniors

From our first days to our last, good nutrition and good health make it possible to live a fully-functioning life; and that simple fact remains true no matter your age, your ethnicity, or your socioeconomic status.

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Older Americans Month 2017: This Is Senior Hunger

“Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.” – Maggie Kuhn, Founder of ‘Grey Panthers’ Senior Advocates

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MAZON's Answer to "Alternative Facts"

There has been much discussion in the media lately about facts, “alternative facts,” and fake news. As a Program Associate at MAZON, I work to better understand the reality of hunger in America and help MAZON educate the community about that reality.

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From the Food Pantry to The Hill: Observations and Impressions

It’s terrible that our country has come to the point where I see the same faces every week at the food pantry. 

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SNAP: Our Nation’s Frontline Defense Against Hunger

For many of us, our Jewish values and ideals have shaped us as committed advocates for social justice. As advocates, we are reminded daily that our work is not easy. We are also reminded daily that our work is imperative. 

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This Is Hunger Opening Night Gala

Last week, on November 16, we took an evening off to celebrate the (years of) work behind This Is Hunger.

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A Thanksgiving Prayer

As we gather around the table we are grateful for the blessings of family, friendship and food that surround us this Thanksgiving. 

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Am I an Alien?

As a Brit and Israeli, food insecurity as a national issue was never really on my radar, mostly because of what I perceived to be the robust, almost socialist, safety net programs that existed in the UK and Israel. Both countries have free (albeit flawed) national healthcare systems after all! 

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MAZON Delivers a Special Sukkot Message About Hunger to the White House…

From More than 1,000 Jewish Campers!

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