Did you know that 1 in 6 people in America face hunger? In an effort to decrease the number of hungry Americans, the Challah for Hunger Alumni Giving Circle, a group of CfH alumni, are teaming up to give 2-3 grants of up to $5,000 to local non-profits fighting hunger. The Alumni Giving Circle will … Continue reading Alumni: Nominate a non-profit to receive a grant
Are you a Challah for Hunger alum living in Philadelphia? If the answer is yes and you want to get back involved with CfH, we have just the event for you! On July 12th the Challah for Hunger Philadelphia Alumni and Friends Chapter will host their third challah-bake at Broad Street Ministry (Broad and Pine). … Continue reading Philly Alumni & Friends + Broad Street = Impact
Let’s give a big challah-welcome to our new staff members: Loren Shatten, Program Director, joins us from Repair the World Philadelphia. Click here to read her bio. Talia Berday Sacks, Program Associate, joins us from the University of Maryland. Click here to read her bio. Elana Silberstein, our current Program Director, is stepping down to pursue a … Continue reading Welcome New Staff: Loren & Talia!
Gesher Festival of Jewish Life is a program of JDCRegions. Hosted in Bulgaria, Gesher is a 4 day festival of Jewish learning and professional development, through various activities, lectures, discussions & workshops, which reinforce the diversity of each person’s Jewish identity. This May, alumnae Amanda Winer and Sarah Glickstein represented Challah for Hunger at the festival. We … Continue reading Alumni participate in GESHER Festival of Jewish Life
This week, we share a virtual interview with 4 Challah for Hunger alumni. Where are they now? What have they taken away from their Challah experience? How do they stay involved? Who’s in “the room” and what’s your connection to CfH? Liz Smulian: I helped establish the Emory University chapter, and was president/co-president throughout my … Continue reading Interview with Alumni Leaders
by Dana Baruch, as featured on the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation Blog, May 1, 2015 In March we gathered in Austin, TX to celebrate our 10th Anniversary. This celebration, which was one of many celebrations throughout the year, focused on honoring volunteer leadership. We recognized several of our board members, and honored Dana Baruch, a … Continue reading On Service, Philanthropy and Flexing our Leadership Muscles
by Joelle Asaro Berman, as published in eJewishPhilanthropy April 28, 2015 Giving circles can be your organization’s best new asset. They are a highly malleable, customizable tool for creating a culture of giving in your organization. They can also help you achieve many of your organization’s goals in a meaningful way that will leave your … Continue reading Your Organization’s Best New Asset: A Giving Circle
Your feedback and thoughts are important to us! If you are a participant at a Challah for Hunger chapter, please take 5 minutes to complete our year end survey. It’s live and will be open until mid-May. Each person who completes the full survey will be entered into a raffle to win a $100 Amazon gift card. The chapter … Continue reading 2015 Chapter Survey is Live
From the Atlanta Jewish Times, April 20, 2015 Challah for Hunger was proud to partner with Atlanta organizations for the fifth annual Hunger seder. Alumna and Board Chair Elect Liz Smulian, and Alumnus and Chapter Advisor, Nick Thompson represented Challah for Hunger at this great event. Click here to reach to full story online.
By Elana Silberstein, as featured on the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation blog Challah for Hunger (CfH) has taught me how meaningful it is to gather communities to “bake a difference,” as we like to say. Earlier this year I was lucky to represent CfH at the Jewish Federations of North America’s General Assembly. … Continue reading Giving Back Never Tasted So Good