The Challah for Hunger Alumni Giving Circle is a group of alumni who will collectively give 1-3 grants to non-profits fighting hunger in local communities. The Alumni Giving Circle will accept nominations from Challah for Hunger alumni, selecting 3-5 semifinalists to research and finally selecting 1-3 grant recipients. Click here to learn more and nominate a … Continue reading The Alumni Giving Circle is back!
This July, we welcome five new board members to the Challah for Hunger Board of Directors: Jordan and Rachel, student representatives from Stanford and Binghamton, two of our strongest chapters, Caryn, co-founder and alumna of the UCLA chapter, and Michael and Neena, friends of the organization that bring financial and marketing expertise! Click here to read more!
We’re so lucky that Nikki Cattan, a recent grad from West Chester University, is spending the summer interning with us! When she started, we asked her… What brings you to Challah for Hunger? I learned about Challah for Hunger from the Director of Service-Learning and Volunteer Programs at West Chester University and the leadership summit … Continue reading Meet Nikki, our Summer Intern!
By Marissa Stern, Jewish Exponent “While we were looking to explore how we could expand Challah for Hunger beyond the college campus,” said Loren Shatten, Challah for Hunger program director, “it became clear JFCS was a perfect partner. They reflect every aspect of what Challah for Hunger is hoping to do. We are impressed with … Continue reading Breaking Bread to Make a Difference
For the past year, Sarah has helped us connect with new communities in Philadelphia for our “Beyond the Campus” program. As she finishes her time in Philly, we asked her about the weird, wonderful and doughy experience: What brought you to Challah for Hunger? I am a Fellow at Repair the World working on food … Continue reading 5 Questions with Sarah Horwitz
ByJane Yamaykin, Jewish Food Experience If matzah is the bread of affliction, challah is the bread of…what? That’s what I wondered to myself when I started researching, during Passover, no less, Challah for Hunger (CfH), a growing social justice organization started at Scripps College in 2004 by then-student Eli Winkleman, which became a registered nonprofit in 2009 and … Continue reading Braiding Bread to Help Others Break Bread
82 days until the 2016 Challah for Hunger Leadership Summit! We have quite the conference planned for this year. Students from across the country, alumni, friends from MAZON, West Chester University, Montgomery Community County College, OneTable and more are all coming together for three days of knowledge sharing, advocacy, networking, and of course, challah baking! … Continue reading Sneak Peak: 2016 Summit!
The guest blogger this week is senior Co-President of Ithaca CfH, Amanda Aussems. CfH at Ithaca hosted a bake with Longview senior center in Ithaca, NY. The Ithaca College CfH Chapter began baking at Longview, a senior living facility nestled right in the heart of Ithaca across from the college campus, last year. We have continued … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight: Ithaca College
Last week we welcomed two new chapters to the challah-verse, University of California San-Diego (UCSD) and Miami University in Miami, Ohio. The UCSD chapter bakes around 70 loaves a week of different flavors and sizes; the proceeds are split between MAZON and the local Triton Food Pantry. The Miami chapter volunteers bake cinnamon raisin, chocolate … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight: UCSD & Miami University
Yesterday, CfH and Jewish Children Family Services (JFCS) staff members and volunteers baked together as part of our beyond the college campus initiative. While the loaves were baking in the oven, our Repair the World fellow, Sarah led an engaging conversation and activity with the volunteers focusing on “where does food come from and how do we … Continue reading JFCS Bake