Campus Hunger Project

How UVA’s Chapter is Taking Action Against Campus Hunger

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

Join us in urging the federal government to save SNAP for college students

Our students need us. Last month, the federal government invited the public to comment on proposed policy changes to the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps), which is the first line of defense against hunger for low-income students, adults, and families. Federal law limits able-bodied working adults without dependents (a category … Continue reading Join us in urging the federal government to save SNAP for college students

Ask Bold Questions this Passover with CfH and MAZON’s Holiday Resources

Every year at Passover, we affirm our obligation to care for one another by proclaiming the words “Let all who are hungry come and eat. This year, join Challah for Hunger and our partner MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger in our work to end hunger in America by downloading  and using these holiday resources. Then, dive deeper by … Continue reading Ask Bold Questions this Passover with CfH and MAZON’s Holiday Resources

Campus Hunger Project Update: Student Advocacy Since November

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