Pictured left: Students at Temple University hosted a Swipe Out Hunger and Challah For Hunger partner bake during the 2019 Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week. The proceeds from the bake sale will go to the Cherry Pantry or Student Emergency Aid Fund in the Division of Student Affairs. *Photo courtesy of AaronRey Ebreo, Temple Student … Continue reading Announcing our new national partner: Swipe Out Hunger!
We are so excited to welcome this year’s Campus Hunger Project Cohort! Twelve leaders at nine colleges and universities will develop and lead campaigns to fight food insecurity on their campuses. Learn more about each leader below. Skidmore College: Hillary Goldstein and Emily Gordon Hillary is from Colchester, Connecticut and is currently studying Education and … Continue reading Announcing the 2019-20 Campus Hunger Project Cohort
This recipe from the Soom x Challah for Hunger Recipe Competition comes to us from students at the University of Vermont, Sophie John, Sophia Weiss, Rachel Slimovitch, and Emily Wanzer. They created an entire meal for their tahini-infused submission, and we wanted to share this fun twist on bruschetta to start! Sophie said that “Our local and … Continue reading Soom Recipe Feature: Tahini Cashew Cheese Bruschetta on Challah
Before certain rule changes can become law, there is a period of time for public comment where anyone can weigh in on the issue and explain why they agree or disagree with the change. Submitting a comment is an important way of sharing your views and any stories and statistics you think are important for … Continue reading Act of Advocacy: Share a Public Comment
Our next featured recipe from the Soom x Challah for Hunger Recipe Competition comes from Caryn Roth, an alum of CfH at UCLA! For Caryn’s inspiration, she said she “wanted to use both the chocolate and original Soom tahini spreads. I used the classic Challah for Hunger recipe and made a chocolate halva stuffed challah, just … Continue reading Soom Recipe Feature: Chocolate Halva Challah Bread Pudding with Tahini Whipped Cream
We have over 80 chapters baking a difference across the country and internationally, and each one brings their own unique flavor. Today we’re sharing more about Challah for Hunger at Indiana! Here, chapter Communications Coordinator Peleg Rafaeli tells us about Indiana’s mission and how they’re sharing CfH with their campus community. She also gives us … Continue reading Why We #BakeADifference: Challah for Hunger at Indiana
This past month we partnered with Soom Foods, a a certified women-owned, Philadelphia-based tahini company, for a friendly recipe competition open to current students and alums. The challenge: create a unique recipe incorporating both tahini and challah! We received an overwhelming number of amazing submissions, so we left the difficult decision of choosing the winner to our … Continue reading Our Soom Recipe Contest Winner!
We at Challah for Hunger stand in strength with the Tree of Life, Pittsburgh, and global Jewish communities. We share in the Jewish community’s collective grief and we wish peace to those who are hurting in the wake of this senseless violence. Challah for Hunger’s roots in Jewish values and ancient traditions remind us of … Continue reading Message to Our Community Following the Tragedy in Pittsburgh
Our 11 Campus Hunger Project Cohort members have begun their advocacy work on campus by creating a Campus Resource Guide. This collection of resources helps provide students experiencing food insecurity with all-inclusive information on where they can obtain free or cheap food on and off campus. In addition to creating the resource guides, Cohort members … Continue reading Cohort Students Develop Resource Guides to Help Students in Need
This post is from Gwen Dilworth, a 4th Year American Studies major from the University of Virginia (UVA) and current president of CfH at UVA. When I first volunteered with Challah for Hunger during my first year at the University of Virginia (UVA), I distinctly remember the then-President explaining why she chose to invest so much … Continue reading How UVA’s Chapter is Taking Action Against Campus Hunger