January 05, 2016

U.S. Hunger Commission Adopts MAZON Recommendations

By Emily Dingmann
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“This is a huge step forward and we are proud that this bi-partisan commission recognizes that there are significant food insecurity challenges facing currently serving military personnel and veterans" says Abby J. Leibman, President and CEO of MAZON. “It is truly gratifying that the Commission adopted our recommendations as an initial step forward to ending hunger for these families and individuals.”

The MAZON recommendations are the only Commission recommendations concerning military hunger. Military hunger issues are so deep that there are food pantries on military bases across the country, a situation MAZON finds immoral and outrageous, especially given the sacrifices these families and individuals make for our country.

Read the full press release. 

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