This Is Hunger: A Conversation with MAZON and Rep. Adam Schiff
On Tuesday, May 19th, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger convened a virtual conversation with Congressman Adam Schiff (CA-28) about increasing hunger in the wake of COVID-19.
MAZON Pleased with SNAP Increases, Frustrated by the Continued Failure to Help Military Families Facing Hunger
The bill provides $3 trillion in economic relief for those affected by COVID-19, However, the HEROES Act fails to include a critically important provision to address the long-overlooked challenges of hunger among military families.
Congress Must Act Immediately for Military Families Facing Hunger
Currently serving members of the armed forces, often junior enlisted service members with multiple dependents, have been turning in desperation to emergency assistance for years, surviving with the help of the food banks and pantries that operate on or near every military installation in the country. Food pantries are now overwhelmed, as we are seeing in dramatic news images and headlines.
Congress Once Again Fails to Address Millions of Americans Facing Hunger
Even after increased food insecurity due to COVID-19, Congress has yet to address the urgent needs of the 60 million Americans facing hunger in the newest stimulus bill.
MAZON President & CEO Abby J. Leibman Pens Letter to the New York Times Editor
MAZON President & CEO Abby J. Leibman responds to article to say that the federal government is the only body with the resources to end hunger in America.
MAZON COVID-19 Update with Rep. Marcia Fudge (OH-11)
MAZON hosted a briefing call with Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), Chair of the House Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations, to provide an update on how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting Americans.
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.
Priorities for Action: Responding to Growing Hunger Due 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.
50-State Hunger Resource Guide
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.
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.