MAZON Condemns Chairman Mike Conaway's Amendment to Help Military Families
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger condemns the recent action by House Committee on Agriculture Chairman Mike Conaway to block an amendment that would correct an unintended barrier preventing military families from accessing SNAP benefits.
National Jewish Organization Letter on Senate Health Care Bill
As a Jewish organization, we could not stand idly by in the health care debate.
MAZON Responds to the White House’s Budget Proposal
A budget should reflect our values and priorities as a nation. This budget betrays our basic American principle of taking care of those in need.
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.
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.
MAZON's Testimony before Congress on The Next Farm Bill: The Future of SNAP
We are so honored to have been invited again to testify before Congress. Yesterday, Josh Protas, MAZON’s Vice President of Public Policy, provided unique and compelling testimony to the House Agriculture Committee.
The Real Questions for Sonny Perdue
On Thursday, the U.S. Senate will hold confirmation hearings for Sonny Perdue, former governor of Georgia and President Trump’s nominee for Secretary of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
A Perspective from a USDA Tribal Consultation
Last month I had the privilege of attending the USDA Tribal Consultation Meeting in Washington DC.
Statement: MAZON Responds to the White House's "Skinny Budget" Proposal
By systematically cutting programs that support poor people, this budget proposal sends a very clear and troubling message: that those Americans who struggle economically—including veterans and their families, home-bound seniors, and those who live in rural communities—are simply expendable for this Administration.
Statement: MAZON Calls for Holistic Solutions to Address Growing Food Insecurity Among College Students
Stories of hunger among college students have been widely documented in the press, resulting in, among other actions, senators calling on the Government Accountability Office to study food insecurity at American colleges and universities.