Meet MAZON: Abby J. Leibman
Welcome to the first installment of our new series designed to help you get to know us a little better: Meet MAZON!
Hunger Seders 2013: Thank You!
We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the following congregations, organizations, restaurants and individuals who hosted Hunger Seders dedicated to hunger awareness and activism this year.
Our Commitment to Justice – Words from our Founder
We recently came across an article that our founder, Leonard Fein, had written in 1988 just a short few years after he started MAZON. As are all of Leibel’s writings, it is powerful and insightful, and that fact alone would be reason enough to share it with you. But that’s not actually why we’re posting
Rural & Remote Initiative Kickoff
Most of us think of hunger affecting big cities and urban areas, but hunger has been steadily rising among low-income families in rural communities, who face unique struggles.
#SNAP4aWeek: A Split-Second Glimpse
Many of the MAZON staff recently joined actor Joshua Malina in a week-long SNAP Challenge, attempting to feed ourselves for seven days on a budget of $31.50, the average amount of SNAP benefits (food stamps) one person would receive. Along the way, he inspired many to join him on the journey, including some blogger friends
SNAP Challenge: Eating on a Food Stamp Budget
Details of the Challenge and ways to get involved!
MAZON finalizes list of 2012 Partnership Grant recipients
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger has awarded more than $3.4 million in partnership grants to 284 anti-hunger organizations in the United States, Israel, and selected developing nations. “The stakes continue to rise for hungry people in this country,” says Mia Hubbard, MAZON’s Vice President of Programs. “Charitable food programs are struggling to keep up
MAZON co-sponsors On1Foot
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is proud to announce its co-sponsorship of On1Foot (On1Foot.com), a web portal for Jewish text and educational resources that enables Jewish clergy, educators and activists to broaden and deepen their conversations about the intersection of Judaism and social justice. We have just shared our first dvar torah (click here
Originally published in ‘Tis The Season, an independent supplement to the Chicago Sun-Times. by Abby J. Leibman President & CEO, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger December 23, 2011 As an advocate, I often spend my days in a state of outrage. I am buffeted by chilling statistics, the devastating experiences of families in need
MAZON now has hoodies!
Want to tell the world you join MAZON in the fight to end hunger in America?