MAZON Commemorates Juneteenth & Recommits to Racial and Economic Justice
Today marks a day of commemoration of freedom, equality, and justice — the 155th anniversary of the day the last slaves in America were finally told they were free.
MAZON President & CEO Abby J. Leibman on the Importance of SNAP in the Wake of COVID-19
The COVID-19 pandemic has sent shockwaves through our healthcare and economic systems, spotlighting the gaping holes in our nation's safety net. Watch MAZON President & CEO Abby J. Leibman Speak on the Importance of SNAP in the age of COVID-19.
MAZON Stands in Solidarity With Racial Justice Protests
MAZON stands with those who face injustice throughout the United States.
Unanswered Questions, Obvious Answers: Hunger in the Age of COVID
This pandemic has exposed the gaping holes and inequities in our country’s safety net, and we can no longer ignore them, nor can we allow them to be ignored by our policymakers.
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.