National Call-In Day to Protect SNAP (June 18th)
Participate in the National Call-In Day on Tuesday, June 18th – we need you to lend your voice to protect the SNAP program as it faces devastating cuts!
Tomorrow, June 13th, Members of Congress, hill staff, network partners and community members will begin a national SNAP Challenge.
Tell your Representative: NO cuts to SNAP!
YOU can make a difference in protecting a vital program that helps put food on the table for tens of millions of Americans who struggle with hunger.
The Right to Food
Nourishing Change: Fulfilling the Right to Food in the United States argues that the United States has failed to adequately address its national food security crisis.
Advocacy in Israel: A Multi-Generational Commitment to Elderly
Almost 40 years ago, Rabbi Sholo Gamiel took tikkun olam into his own hands by bringing his poverty-stricken elderly neighbors into his own home to provide them with food and care.
Protesting Cuts to SNAP
Earlier today, our very own Josh Protas, Director of Government Affairs spoke in support of SNAP at an anti-hunger press event hosted by Congresswoman Rosa DeLauro (D-CT), Congressman James McGovern (D-MA) and Congresswoman Marcia Fudge (D-OH).
Advocacy in Israel Grantee Profile: Be’er-Sova
Be’er-sova was founded by community members in Be’ersheva who were horrified by seeing people scavenging in trash cans in search of something to eat. Be’er-sova is a play on the name of its location, meaning “Well of Fullness.”
Hunger Seders 2013: Thank You!
We would like to extend a huge THANK YOU to the following congregations, organizations, restaurants and individuals who hosted Hunger Seders dedicated to hunger awareness and activism this year.
NFTY Convention 2013
We were mighty impressed with the teens we met at the NFTY (North American Federation of Temple Youth) Convention a few weeks ago. Our involvement at the convention was twofold: our Youth Outreach Coordinator Laura led an over-attended workshop called My Responsibility to the Hungry and also accepted a donation on behalf of MAZON with actor
Our Commitment to Justice – Words from our Founder
We recently came across an article that our founder, Leonard Fein, had written in 1988 just a short few years after he started MAZON. As are all of Leibel’s writings, it is powerful and insightful, and that fact alone would be reason enough to share it with you. But that’s not actually why we’re posting