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!
At Challah for hunger, we’ve seen individuals, partners, organizations, and coalitions come together to support Jewish families and communities impacted by the tragedy at the Tree of Life. Some ways you can take action and show support are: The ADL has put together a list of vigils happening around the country to mourn the victims of … Continue reading Stand in Strength with Tree of Life: Ways to Take Action
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
August has been a month of growth for CfH! We are excited to announce that seven diverse and talented individuals have joined CfH’s board and staff. Our new board members include: Maya, an alum who organized the March for our Lives in Miami, Nikki, a published author, finance expert and LGBTQ advocate in Philadelphia, Andy, a … Continue reading Welcome new board and staff members
The Challah for Hunger Volunteer Corps supports community initiatives in Philadelphia. This group of volunteers come together to help make our Social Change Bakery Programs a success! You may be curious about what it’s like to volunteer for Challah for Hunger: You’ve found the right place. My name is Rich and I’m here to speak … Continue reading Volunteer Spotlight: Meet Richard!
Recently, Challah for Hunger and student leaders representing seven of our chapters in California submitted a letter of support for a California bill that would cover the cost of a college meal plan, worth 10 meals per week for low-income college students attending public universities and colleges in the state. Read our letter of support … Continue reading Students Advocate For California Campus Hunger Legislation
Guest post by Hana, Challah for Hunger at UC Davis and 2017/2018 Campus Hunger Cohort member. Hana created a local resource map for students so they can easily access existing basic needs resources. This will help to increase awareness of food insecurity, and reduce the stigma on students for being food insecure. Earlier this quarter, CfH at Davis … Continue reading UC Davis Students Meet California State Senator