All posts by Carly Zimmerman

The Alumni Giving Circle is back!

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!

Breaking Bread to Make a Difference

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

Braiding Bread to Help Others Break Bread

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

Sneak Peak: 2016 Summit!

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!

Chapter Spotlight: UCSD & Miami University

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