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.
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.
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!
MAZON Delivers a Special Sukkot Message About Hunger to the White House…
From More than 1,000 Jewish Campers!
Kol Dichfin – All Who are Hungry, Let Them Come and Eat
Do these acts of tzedakah make a difference?
Outrageous SNAP Stories - By Design
When advocating for something as abstract as expanding government aid, personal experiences have real power to counteract outrageous figures.
Atem Nitzavim: standing together against hunger
A d’var Torah for Parshat Nitzavim 5776 by Rabbi Erin Glazer
MAZON goes to Camp!
I grew up counting down the days until camp started. Even in the middle of winter, I knew exactly how many days were left until I boarded the bus that would drive up the long tree-lined road and through the front gates of camp.
A Gentile at a Jewish Organization
I didn’t learn about MAZON in my synagogue, or summer camp, or Hillel. As a gentile, my first exposure to MAZON came from my involvement in the Anti-Hunger field.
The Paradox of Corporate Food Donations
For years, we’ve been working with food banks across the country to implement nutrition policies that promote the distribution of more nutritious food and discourage the distribution of junk food and soda. Despite the food banks’ impressive efforts, their progress in this area raises a new and unexpected dilemma: what to do about unhealthy and unwanted donations from corporate donors.