A Hungry Thanksgiving For Too Many Military Families (Ms. Magazine)
November 23, 2021 — Americans can agree on the terrible hypocrisy of asking men and women to serve, even as we fail to ensure that their families have enough to eat.
Democrats push to help hungry troops, as Pentagon offers limited aid (Roll Call)
November 18, 2021 — With scores of thousands of military personnel reportedly having trouble feeding their families, Democratic lawmakers in both chambers urged leaders of the Armed Services committees in letters Wednesday not to stint in providing relief for "the scourge of military hunger."
News Coverage from MAZON’s testimony before the House Agriculture Subcommittee
November 18, 2021 — Last week, MAZON delivered powerful Congressional testimony about veteran and military hunger before the House Agriculture Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations. Following the hearing, several news outlets covered MAZON’s expertise and solutions to this important problem.
Thousands Of Military Families Struggle With Food Insecurity (AP News)
November 15, 2021 — It’s a hidden crisis that has existed for years inside one of the most well-funded institutions on the planet and has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. As many as 160,000 active-duty military members are having trouble feeding their families.
Living on the Edge of Food Insecurity (Hadassah Magazine)
November 9, 2021 — Jews are not immune to food insecurity. While charities help address the need, they will never be able to feed every hungry person in their community.
- Lawmakers Decry ‘Alarming’ Hunger In Us Military Families (Roll Call)October 22, 2021
- First Lady Says More Money Needed To Fight Hunger In Military Families (Military Times)October 15, 2021
- Operation Food Search receives grant from Jewish hunger relief organization (STL Jewish Light)October 6, 2021
- Congress is trying, again, to end hunger in the military (Roll Call)September 30, 2021
- MAZON featured in eJewishPhilanthropySeptember 2, 2021
- Jewish motorcyclist noshes on Protzel’s pastrami during cross-country trek for hunger relief (St. Louis Jewish Light)August 18, 2021
- Food assistance benefits are increasing. Here’s what families need to know (CNBC)August 18, 2021
- Motorcyclist Visiting 42 U.S. Delis to Raise Awareness About Hunger (KSTP)August 10, 2021
- Schlepping for Hunger (WCCO Nightly News)August 10, 2021
- Chicago Man Biking Around Country to Raise Awareness for Hunger (KOLO8)July 29, 2021
- DoD Taking Steps To Scope Military Hunger Issue (Federal News Network)July 28, 2021
- ‘Great American Deli Schlep’ stops at Chompie’s, highlights hunger (AZ Jewish News)July 27, 2021
- Defense Bills Would Provide New Food Allowance for Low-Income Military Families (Military.com)July 27, 2021
- ‘Great American Deli Schlep’ at General Muir (Atlanta Jewish Times)July 27, 2021
- Senate and Jewish org work to give food assistance to military families (The Jerusalem post)July 24, 2021