Liz and Nick, two of our CfH alums hosted their first Alumni Event in Atlanta, GA. The event brought together new and old alumni to express their creative sides with a challah cover crafting activity! The afternoon was fun, messy and allowed alumni to make something beautiful together and take it home. Do you want … Continue reading ATL Alumni Activity
Loren joined the challah team with two years of social justice experience under her belt (She was a Repair the World Fellow in Philadelphia). Loren is bringing her knowledge of food justice and hunger issues to her new gig: I was surprised to learn about the how misleading the marketing around food can be. For instance, it was upsetting … Continue reading Have you met Loren?
Earlier this month, two of our leaders, Elana and Talia went to the BBYO International Leadership Conference (ILTC). At the conference they taught student leaders about service learning using Challah for Hunger as an example. Students worked together to create pitches and learn about advocacy with a “meal mapping” activity from our partner org MAZON: … Continue reading Future Challah Leaders
In February 2015, chapter leaders from the east coast came together in the City of Brotherly love for the Challah for Hunger Leadership Summit. Challah leaders shared expertise in chapter growth, advocacy and creative ideas on how to strengthen their chapters. This video is a snapshot of the fun, inspiring and of course, educational and … Continue reading Summit Video: Philadelphia 2015
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