For the Press

Welcome to the MAZON Press Room, where you’ll find resources for Media.

For Media Inquiries

Julia Natasha Watthey, MBA
Director of Communications | (424) 208-7203


Board Chair | Liz Kanter Groskind
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President & CEO | Abby J. Leibman
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Press Releases & Statements

MAZON Concerned About Persistent Food Insecurity Amid Growing Attacks on Nutrition Assistance Programs | September 5, 2019


MAZON Sickened by Trump Administration’s Final Rule to Revise “Public Charge” Definition | August 12, 2019

MAZON Opposes Trump Administration’s Most Recent Attack on SNAP | July 23, 2019

MAZON Celebrates Committee Passage of the Military Family Basic Needs Allowance; Urges House Passage | June 13, 2019

MAZON: “Needless Delays For Critical $900 Million Puerto Rico Disaster Aid Extended Human Suffering” | June 6, 2019

MAZON’S Second Annual Jewish Clergy Justice Mission Brings Leaders to U.S. Capitol | May 6, 2019

National Hunger Seder Shines a Light on Senior Hunger | March 27, 2019

MAZON: President’s 2020 Budget Proposal Reveals Stunning Lack of Leadership | March 11, 2019

MAZON: USDA Waiver Rule Change Proposal Ignores the Realities of Millions of Americans | February 1, 2019

MAZON Reacts to GAO Report on Food Insecurity Among College Students | January 9, 2019

MAZON Condemns USDA Waiver Rule Change Proposal | December 20, 2018

MAZON Supports Bipartisan Farm Bill Package; Urges Passage | December 11, 2018

MAZON #FreedomFromHunger Campaign Highlights Veteran Hunger | November 12, 2018

MAZON Disappointed with Failure of Leadership on Farm Bill Reauthorization | September 28, 2018

MAZON Outraged by Proposed 'Public Charge' Rule Change | September 27, 2018

MAZON’s CEO Reacts to USDA Report on Food Security in the United States | September 5, 2018

Farm Bill Conference Committee Must Follow Senate's Lead | July 16, 2018

MAZON Celebrates Senate Farm Bill Passage  | June 28, 2018

MAZON Labels Passage of H.R. 2 a ‘Failure of Leadership’  | June 21, 2018

MAZON Calls Proposal for ‘Department of Health and Public Welfare’ a First Strike | June 21, 2018

MAZON Gratified by Senate Proposal for 2018 Farm Bill | June 8, 2018

MAZON’S Inaugural Rabbinic Justice Mission Brings Rabbis to the U.S. Capital to Urge Lawmakers to Protect SNAP | May 21, 2018

MAZON’s CEO Reacts to Defeat of the House Farm Bill | May 18, 2018

2018 Farm Bill Will Harm Real People | April 12, 2018

MAZON’s CEO Declares Trump’s “Poverty Reduction” Order Will Backfire | April 11, 2018

MAZON Strongly Supports the Bi-Cameral Military Hunger Prevention Act | March 5, 2018

MAZON Condemns Trump's Budget Proposal as a "Moral Disgrace" | February 12, 2018

MAZON Respond's to USDA's 2018 Farm Bill Legislative Principles | January 24, 2018

MAZON Launches Quick Reaction Fund | September 5, 2017

MAZON Condemns Chairman Mike Conaway’s Blocking Amendment to Help Military Families; Implores He Reverse Course | June 6, 2017

MAZON Responds to the White House’s Budget Proposal | May 23, 2017

MAZON Responds to the White House's "Skinny Budget" Proposal | March 17, 2017

MAZON Calls for Holistic Solutions to Address Growing Food Insecurity Among College Students | March 15, 2017

MAZON Responds to President Trump’s Address to Congress | February 28, 2017

MAZON Dismayed by Nomination of Governor Sonny Perdue as Agriculture Secretary | January 19, 2017

MAZON Supports Nomination of David Shulkin as Veterans Affairs Secretary | January 12, 2017

Statement by the National Anti-Hunger Organizations | December 14, 2016

Statement Regarding Introduction of Military Hunger Prevention Act by U.S. Rep. Susan Davis | November 18, 2016

MAZON, L.A. Award-Winning Creative Team Announce "This Is Hunger" Exhibit Launching Before Thanksgiving, Touring 30+ Cities | September 15, 2016

Statement Regarding Today's GAO Report on Food Assistance Programs for Active Military Members | July 15, 2016

National Hunger Seder at U.S. Capitol Highlights Hunger Among Military Families and Veterans | April 12, 2016

U.S. Hunger Commission Adopts MAZON Recommendations | January 5, 2016

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Selected Articles, Interviews & Op-Eds

Congress must act to fix military hunger in National Defense Authorization Act
The Hill | September 12, 2019

A food insecurity crisis afflicts military families
Military Families | July 23, 2019

Inside the Gates: Military Hunger Prevention Act would provide food assistance to service members
KTVA | July 22, 2019

This proposal would give more money to military families struggling to put food on the table
Military Times | July 18, 2019

Should Low-Income Military Families Get a Food Allowance? White House Says No | July 18, 2019

A new bill would help keep low-income military families from going hungry. The White House isn't on board
Task & Purpose | July 18, 2019

San Diego congresswoman’s effort to address military family food insecurity faces hurdles
San Diego Union-Tribune | July 17, 2019

Why are many of America's military families going hungry?
NBC News | July 12, 2019

Ilhan Omar introduces bill to end school lunch debt shaming
CNN | June 19, 2019

Valerie Castile joins Rep. Ilhan Omar, Sen. Tina Smith for federal ban on school lunch 'shaming'
Minnesota Star Tribune | June 19, 2019

Key to Houston Food Bank’s Partnership Effort? A Nutrition Policy
Food Bank News | June 20, 2019

MAZON Highlights Food Insecurity at ‘Hunger Bites’ Event
Jewish Journal | June 12, 2019

MAZON Briefs Congress on Hunger Crisis in Rural America
Oregon Jewish Life | May 21, 2019

Hidden hunger on campus

The Daily Mississippian | April 12, 2019

Addressing Campus Hunger Head-On
The New York Jewish Week | March 27, 2019

AU must rethink how it approaches food insecurity

The Eagle | March 26, 2019

The Jerusalem Post | March 14, 2019

How Trump’s 2020 Budget Hurts Hungry Women and Families
Ms. Magazine | March 13, 2019

US Senator, organizations address how to combat student food insecurity
The Daily Texan | February 7, 2019

Millions of College Students Are Going Hungry
The Atlantic | January 9, 2019

A season's greeting from the Trump administration: New work requirements for food stamps
Los Angeles Times | December 25, 2018

Public Charge Laws Prevented My Grandmother’s Escape from Nazi Germany
Baltimore Jewish News | November 28, 2018

How Three Women Are Pioneering to End Hunger in the U.S.

Woman's Day | November 14, 2018

MAZON #FreedomFromHunger Campaign Highlights Veteran Hunger
Detroit Jewish News | November 12, 2018

We’ve seen this before: Public charge rules used to disguise xenophobia
Arizona Jewish Post | October 26, 2018

Congress walking away from families who need help putting food on the table

Chicago Sun-Times | October 4, 2018

Proposed SNAP rules distort idea of 'helping' the poor

Albany Times Union | September 25, 2018

Keep eligibility rules for vital nutrition program | September 24, 2018

Farm Bill at the Wire; SNAP Work Rules a Big Snag
Public News Service | September 17, 2018

Farm bill conferees deliberate SNAP as Mathematica, ERS release reports
The Fence Post | September 6, 2018

3 reasons to support farm bill’s nutrition provisions

The Farmer | September 5, 2018

President Trump, Sen. Kennedy push work requirements for food stamp recipients
KSLA News 12 | August 2, 2018

Plan to move food stamps to new agency could make the program easier to overhaul
SF Gate | June 21, 2018

Trump wants to move food stamps to a new agency. That could make the program easier to overhaul.
The Washington Post | June 21, 2018

Cutting off food stamps in Louisiana would leave thousands hungry
The Times-Picayune | June 18, 2018

Rep. Chu Introduces Bipartisan Bill to Address College Hunger
South Pasadenan | June 15, 2018

Faith Leaders Applaud Senate's Bipartisan Farm Bill
Standard Newswire | June 13, 2018

Kicking the unemployed off SNAP will make people hungry, and it won't lift them out of poverty
Los Angeles Times | May 13, 2018

Pa. needs a Farm Bill that helps those in need, not one that makes more cuts | May 9, 2018

The Federal Farm Bill Will Take Food Out of the Mouths of LGBT Seniors
Advocate | May 2, 2018

Members Of The Military Go Hungry, And Can't Always Get Federal Food Benefits | April 27, 2018 

Farm Bill Proposal Gets Military Food Stamp Policy Wrong | April 18, 2018

The 2018 Farm Bill Will Disproportionately Harm Single Mothers
Ms. Blog | April 18, 2018

Food stamp crackdown feared amid Trump jobs push
The Hill | March 9, 2018

Lawmakers push for military access to food assistance program

Stars and Stripes | March 2, 2018

How President's Food Stamp Cuts Would Impact Military Families | February 14, 2018

'This Is Hunger' exhibit comes to the Peninsula
The Mercury News | January 12, 2018

This Is Hunger: Temple Beth Sholom Hosts Exhibit on America’s Food Security Crisis
Nevada Forward | December 19, 2017

Why so many veterans go hungry — and VA’s new plan to fix it
The Washington Post | October 9, 2017

Confronting Women’s Hunger
Ms. Blog | August 3, 2017

Tips & Tactics for Tackling The Top Topics Facing Our Nation
Breaking Through with Kristin Rowe-Finkbeiner (podcast) | June 3, 2017

The Jewish Case Against Trump’s Budget From Hell
Forward | May 26, 2017

Left Behind: Military Families, Veterans and Hunger
Add Passion and Stir (podcast) | May 23, 2017

The Government's Bitter Herb Budget
Forward | April 7, 2017

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