Advocacy in Israel: MAZON visit July 16, 2013
Today we traveled to Be’ersheva, the largest city in the Negev desert in southern Israel, to meet with Be’er Sova.
Advocacy in Israel: MAZON visit July 14, 2013
Abby J. Leibman, President & CEO and Mia Hubbard, Vice President of Programs are in Israel, meeting with our grantees and gaining a deeper understanding of hunger in Israel.
National Call-In Day to Protect SNAP (June 18th)
Participate in the National Call-In Day on Tuesday, June 18th – we need you to lend your voice to protect the SNAP program as it faces devastating cuts!
Tomorrow, June 13th, Members of Congress, hill staff, network partners and community members will begin a national SNAP Challenge.
Tell your Representative: NO cuts to SNAP!
YOU can make a difference in protecting a vital program that helps put food on the table for tens of millions of Americans who struggle with hunger.
The Right to Food
Nourishing Change: Fulfilling the Right to Food in the United States argues that the United States has failed to adequately address its national food security crisis.
Advocacy in Israel: A Multi-Generational Commitment to Elderly
Almost 40 years ago, Rabbi Sholo Gamiel took tikkun olam into his own hands by bringing his poverty-stricken elderly neighbors into his own home to provide them with food and care.
Protesting Cuts to SNAP
Earlier today, our very own Josh Protas, Director of Government Affairs spoke in support of SNAP at an anti-hunger press event hosted by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Congressman James McGovern (D-MA) and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH).
Advocacy in Israel Grantee Profile: Be’er-Sova
Be’er-sova was founded by community members in Be’ersheva who were horrified by seeing people scavenging in trash cans in search of something to eat. Be’er-sova is a play on the name of its location, meaning “Well of Fullness.”
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.