Sara Hahn

Program Officer

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Sara Hahn is a Program Officer in MAZON’s partnership grantmaking department. In this role, she oversees a portfolio of grants to anti-hunger advocacy organizations in the U.S. and Israel. Sara has a decade of professional experience in grantmaking, programming, and communications, including roles at the Open Society Foundations, American Jewish World Service, and the Claims Conference. She served in the Office of the President of Lithuania as a Gender and Public Policy Fellow, and received a Dorot Fellowship for a year of leadership development in Israel. Sara has a deep and abiding commitment to pursuing social justice through a Jewish lens, and has worked on a variety of progressive causes in New York, California and overseas. She holds an M.S. in Social Work from Columbia University and a B.A. in Literature from UC San Diego.

Articles by Sara Hahn

Hunger in the Deep South

In Mississippi, the diabetes rates are so high that there is an epidemic of amputations. In Alabama, a local hospital is starting to write prescriptions for food so that children can get the nutrition they sorely need.

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.