MAZON Launches New Strategic Initiative
During the month of May, we recognized Older Americans Month by focusing our attention on food insecure seniors. While May is over, our work for seniors is nowhere close to finished.
MAZON Responds to the White House’s Budget Proposal
A budget should reflect our values and priorities as a nation. This budget betrays our basic American principle of taking care of those in need.
The Many Faces of Senior Hunger
In this final week of Older Americans Month, we will be honoring the diverse experiences of Older Americans by exploring the various circumstances that contribute to senior hunger and engaging with those who work with us to combat it.
For Older Americans Month: Take a Stand for Charles
Older Americans built our families, our communities, and our country. We must protect the 10 million seniors nationwide who face the threat of hunger.
Why Good Nutrition is Essential for Seniors
From our first days to our last, good nutrition and good health make it possible to live a fully-functioning life; and that simple fact remains true no matter your age, your ethnicity, or your socioeconomic status.
SNAP Series #4: The Federal Response
Despite the program’s monumental successes, some policymakers remain blinded by the program’s cost and their drive to reduce federal spending no matter the consequences.
Older Americans Month 2017: This Is Senior Hunger
“Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.” – Maggie Kuhn, Founder of ‘Grey Panthers’ Senior Advocates
MAZON's Answer to "Alternative Facts"
There has been much discussion in the media lately about facts, “alternative facts,” and fake news. As a Program Associate at MAZON, I work to better understand the reality of hunger in America and help MAZON educate the community about that reality.
From the Food Pantry to The Hill: Observations and Impressions
It’s terrible that our country has come to the point where I see the same faces every week at the food pantry.
SNAP Series #3: Three Common Myths about SNAP
Let’s take a moment to identify and understand the truth behind three common myths about SNAP.