Guest post by Shayna, a senior at University of Pennsylvania studying urban sociology and urban education policy and a former president of the school’s CfH chapter. In the Jewish community, children are often taught the value of tikkun olam, or “repairing the world.” We are encouraged to bring in cans of non-perishables for school food drives, … Continue reading Meet Shayna, Student Researcher and Campus Hunger Project Advocate
Ten Tips to Make Inclusive Activities Successful February is Jewish Disability Awareness & Inclusion Month. Today’s guest post is by Dr. Beth Rosenwasser, Director of Community Engagement for the Judith Creed Horizons For Achieving Independence (JCHAI). To download this resource as a PDF, click here. Plan ahead. Know something about the INTERESTS & SUPPORT NEEDS of … Continue reading Tips for an Inclusive Bake
Guest post by Jessica Izes, Temple University student, Social Change Bakery volunteer, and Challah for Hunger intern. During my sophomore year at Temple University, I began participating in challah bakes with Temple’s chapter of Challah for Hunger. My interest in the organization grew when I discovered that my synagogues, Congregation Adath Jeshurun, and the neighboring … Continue reading For Jessica, the Social Change Bakery is a Family Event
Our student leaders have been hard at work mobilizing their peers, administrators, and elected officials to address campus food insecurity. Students even got local press in Philadelphia and Los Angeles. We’re excited to share the progress students have made on 3 campuses and look forward to updating you on the Campus Hunger Project throughout the … Continue reading Campus Hunger Project Update: Student Advocacy Since November
Guest post by Amy, who participated in Challah for Hunger’s New York Giving Circle this past fall. Trying to avoid snacks laid out in the conference room at WeWork in New York was the most corporate experience I’ve had since I resigned from the world of 9-5. But I wasn’t here for my job, I … Continue reading For Amy, Challah for Hunger’s Giving Circle is a new approach to Tikkun Olam
Guest post by Sarah Glickstein, founder of Lehigh University’s chapter & Program Assistant at the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation. As my Instagram caption from November 28th reads: “Nothing better than spending #givingtuesday at the place that started it all.” Lehigh University, my alma matter, is the place that started it all. On Giving … Continue reading For Sarah G, Challah for Hunger Comes Full Circle
This post comes to us from Leah, a sophomore at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign serving as her chapter’s Social Media Chair. Here, Leah shares how she got involved with CfH, how her chapter operates, and how they’re continuing to grow. In high school, baking was my stress reliever – a blend of effortless, yet … Continue reading A Perfect Blend of Ingredients: Meet CfH at University of Illinois
Diego and Lauren from the University of Wisconsin – Madison are fighting hunger on their campus. They recently met with a city representative of Madison to discuss food insecurity on their campus. Watch their video and donate to the Campus Hunger Project
Raquel, from UVA, is fighting food insecurity on her campus by establishing an emergency meal plan for students in need. Learn how by watching her video and support her work by donating to the Campus Hunger Project. Tomorrow we are sharing the last student video from the Univerisity of Wisconson – Madison.
Meet Hana from UC Davis. She says that students should be “hungry for knowledge, not food”. Did you know that nearly 20% of students in the University of California system went hungry at times? Support Hana and her work by making a donation. Tomorrow we are featuring Raquel, a UVA student.