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MAZON Distressed About Growing and Unaddressed Food Insecurity Needs, Urges Further Congressional Action

MAZON and our partners are firing on all cylinders to ensure that people have access to the federal nutrition programs they need to survive. But the current situation has shined a spotlight on the gaping holes in our nutrition safety net.

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MAZON Priorities for Action – Responding to COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic is not only a national health emergency, but also a time of urgent concern for those who are most vulnerable in our country. Those at economic risk are facing dire consequences right now. We call on the Administration, Congress, and states to work together to increase and expand access to federal nutrition assistance for food insecure Americans in the wake of this crisis.

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Charitable Food Resource Guide during COVID-19

As the coronavirus spreads, MAZON is carefully monitoring the situation, coordinating with our grantee partners and other colleagues across the country, gathering the latest information, and advocating at the federal and state level for swift and effective action to expand access to food assistance for those affected.

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MAZON Deeply Concerned About the Adverse Effects of Coronavirus Crisis on Low-Income Women and Families, Urges Further Congressional Action

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger lauds the U.S. House of Representatives for recently passing the “Families First Coronavirus Response Act” (H.R. 6201) and urges the Senate to immediately follow suit.

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An Overlooked Intersection: Coronavirus, Women, and Hunger

An Overlooked Intersection: Coronavirus, Women, and Hunger

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Supreme Court Allows Implementation of New Public Charge Rule; MAZON Fights Back

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger expressed outrage at the U.S. Supreme Court’s sharply divided decision to lift a nationwide injunction blocking implementation of the “Public Charge Rule,” allowing the Trump Administration to go after legal immigrants for using services like SNAP, while its legal fate remains under consideration by lower federal courts.

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Congress – Yet Again – Ignores the Needs of Hungry Military Families

Congress fails to include the Military Family Basic Needs Allowance Provision in the Fiscal year 2020 NDAA Bill.

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In response to the Trump Administration’s announcement today to restrict nutrition benefits for nearly 700,000 Americans, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger expressed its anger that the Administration has cruelly and needlessly restricted access to the most basic of human needs for those who are among our nation’s most vulnerable.

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As the nation prepares for the year-end holidays, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger recognizes that for millions of Americans, this time of year does not provide a respite from the challenges of struggling with hunger. 

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MAZON CALLS OUT SENATOR JIM INHOFE’S “SKINNY NDAA,”
URGES CONGRESS NOT TO PASS A “HUNGRY NDAA”

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