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Kol Dichfin – All Who are Hungry, Let Them Come and Eat

Do these acts of tzedakah make a difference?

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Outrageous SNAP Stories - By Design

When advocating for something as abstract as expanding government aid, personal experiences have real power to counteract outrageous figures. 

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Atem Nitzavim: standing together against hunger

A d’var Torah for Parshat Nitzavim 5776 by Rabbi Erin Glazer

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The Vital Importance of Disaster-SNAP

D-SNAP, or “Disaster SNAP,” is a crucial tool to help people who do not normally receive SNAP get back on their feet.

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MAZON, L.A. Award-Winning Creative Team Announce "This Is Hunger" Exhibit

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger announced today a first-of-its-kind free exhibit that will launch before Thanksgiving to bring Americans face to face with the stark realities of hunger in the United States. Through state-of-the-art storytelling techniques and interactive elements, the “This Is Hunger” mobile installation will engage thousands of visitors as it travels nationwide.

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6 Ways to Become an Informed Voter

Participating in government through an election requires a similar understanding of electoral practices: How do I register to vote? Where is my polling location? Who are the candidates? What do they think about food insecurity, the economy, foreign policy, social issues and more? How do I find out what my candidate and elected official thinks about current pieces of legislation? Who is contributing to my candidate’s campaigns?

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Statement Regarding Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military Members

Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger today issued this statement in response to Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military Members:

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What Does It Mean to Be an Ally?

As an African-American woman representing a Jewish organization working in Indian Country, I call up our common history of genocide, persecution and discrimination as a starting place for shared analysis and perspective. But I do so knowing that non-Natives cannot direct the struggle for Native food security, no matter how well-meaning we are. 

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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.

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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. 

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