Clark University sophomore Monica Sager is tackling food insecurity on campus as part of the Campus Hunger Project. Monica, Advocacy Chair of Clark’s Challah for Hunger chapter, has created a community resource guide to provide students experiencing food insecurity with information on where they can obtain free or cheap food in the area. Monica recently … Continue reading Food Insecurity at Clark – Op Ed from Monica S.
As we begin a new year, we’re pausing to share some exciting, yet bittersweet, news: Liz Smulian and Chad Stender, who have served as our Board Chair and Treasurer since 2015, are transitioning out of their leadership roles this week. Liz and Chad’s strong leadership, vision for growth and partnership with the board and the … Continue reading New Board Leadership at Challah for Hunger
This morning, the Government Accountability Office released its first study on campus food insecurity at U.S. colleges and universities and confirmed that millions of students are at risk of being food insecure—meaning not knowing where their next meal is coming from. Nearly 2 million students are eligible for federal food assistance, or SNAP benefits, but … Continue reading GAO Study Underscores Pervasiveness of Food Insecurity on College Campuses: Nearly 2 million students eligible for SNAP—and aren’t getting it
“We knew we had to do something,” said Emma Rose Shapiro, president of Challah for Hunger at Pittsburgh. In the days following the senseless violence at Tree of Life Synagogue that left eleven dead, student leaders of the Pitt chapter came together to mourn and to act. Student volunteers organized a “Braiding Together Against Hate” … Continue reading Congratulations to CfH at Pitt: Winners of EQT Corporation’s Good Neighbors $5,000 Award!
We are excited to share a blog post from Lauren Banister, a University of Vermont student leader who spent the summer interning at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger. Lauren attended our August summit and shared her experiences with her peers from 30 other chapters. This piece was originally posted on MAZON’s Blog on August … Continue reading My Summer with MAZON
We are proud to share the hard work of our students through the Campus Hunger Project Year One Report. In this report, we reveal the results of our national research project – our first ever – which investigates hunger and food insecurity on the college campus. Student leaders on 23 campuses conducted interviews with student … Continue reading Campus Hunger Project Year One Report
We are saddened and appalled by the events in Charlottesville. Racism and anti-Semitism have no place in our country and violence is never tolerable. We must all speak out and live our values through our actions. Challah for Hunger has been and will continue to be a welcoming and inclusive community that unites to help … Continue reading No place for Anti-Semitism or Racism
Jeff Marks, Binghamton alumnus and Senior Associate at KPMG, reflects on his experience serving on the Board of Directors. When I stumbled upon a student group called Challah for Hunger during my first month as a freshman at Binghamton University in 2009, I never imagined I would be writing this blog post to share … Continue reading Jeff reflects on his board service
Join us in welcoming our newest board members, a diverse and talented group of individuals: Maya, our student representative from Miami, Sophie, a dedicated alumna from UNC Chapel Hill, Eileen, a volunteer who has helped us grow our Social Change Bakery and Giving Circle programs, Wendy, a parent of current superstar Jenna at Oxy and … Continue reading Challah for Hunger welcomes 6 new board members
There may be #99DaysofSummer, but you only need one hour to make a difference! Connect with your Challah for Hunger fam for an evening of advocacy, social action, and the opportunity for your voice to be heard. Contribute $18 as a participant in our virtual pop-up giving circle to vote where $$$ goes! Where & When: Your … Continue reading Hey Challah Alumni – Join our Pop-Up Giving Circle