This Op-Ed piece comes from Anna Porter, a Campus Hunger Project Cohort member at the University of Vermont. As a part of the Cohort, students share their vision for change as a part of their campaigns in an Op-Ed. The holiday season has always been characterized by “Holiday Food Drives” to local pantries. In elementary school, my … Continue reading Food Drives: Are they Fair for College Students?
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
We are excited to share a blog post from Lauren Banister, a University of Vermont student leader who spent the summer interning at MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger. Lauren attended our August summit and shared her experiences with her peers from 30 other chapters. This piece was originally posted on MAZON’s Blog on August … Continue reading My Summer with MAZON
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
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
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
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.
Lisa, from Binghamton University, points out that students shouldn’t have to choose between buying books or weekly groceries. Hear how Lisa plans to partner with other organizations to fight food insecurity on her campus and donate to Challah for Hunger today. Tomorrow we are featuring Hana from UC Davis.
Zevi is from the University of Arizona and is working on his campus to empower students to fight the stigma of being food secure. By raising awareness and having the difficult conversations surrounding this issue, he hopes to break this stigma and get students access to food. Help Zevi and students fight the stigma: donate … Continue reading Meet Zevi from UA and support his project