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TAKE ACTION: Tell Rep. Cynthia Davis to Support the Summer Food Service Program in Missouri

| June 24, 2009

“Hunger can be a positive motivator.” This shocking statement came from Missouri State Representative Cynthia Davis’ June 2009 “Capitol Report” as part of her argument against the Summer Food Service Program. Rep. Davis is Chair of the Missouri House of Representative’s Special Committee on Children and Families, Interim Committee on Poverty & serves on the Read More

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Food, Inc. Review

| June 17, 2009

When you buy a pair of sneakers at the mall, you are assured of uniform size, color & quality, whether it’s in Berkeley, Biloxi or Baltimore. A kiddie pool is just as good whether purchased during the hot summer months or “out of season” in an icy winter. In the last 50 years, food has become Read More

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St. Joseph Center: Helping Hands in Venice, CA

| June 11, 2009

It’s always sad to see a colleague go. But that sadness quickly turns to joy when you see them back at work for tikkun olam, social good. Such is the case with Jacob Donnelly, an alumni of UCLA and MAZON’s Donor Services. He recently volunteered for The Venice Chronic Homeless Intervention Project, a major survey project Read More

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Forthcoming Documentary: Food Stamped

| June 1, 2009

I consider my week on the Food Stamp Challenge to be a defining moment in both my work here at MAZON and my personal hunger education (if you’ve noticed, I can’t stop talking about it on this blog). With record numbers of people in the SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program – the new name for Read More

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