As we begin a new year, we’re pausing to share some exciting, yet bittersweet, news: Liz Smulian and Chad Stender, who have served as our Board Chair and Treasurer since 2015, are transitioning out of their leadership roles this week. Liz and Chad’s strong leadership, vision for growth and partnership with the board and the … Continue reading New Board Leadership at Challah for Hunger
Jeff Marks, Binghamton alumnus and Senior Associate at KPMG, reflects on his experience serving on the Board of Directors. When I stumbled upon a student group called Challah for Hunger during my first month as a freshman at Binghamton University in 2009, I never imagined I would be writing this blog post to share … Continue reading Jeff reflects on his board service
Since the Campus Hunger Project launched this summer, 32 chapters and counting have pledged to participate in the Campus Hunger Project, and our student volunteers have conducted 23 interviews of campus administrators to understand if and how their campuses support those in need. Sumner Schwartz, a junior and Challah for Hunger chapter treasurer at Occidental College, has been very … Continue reading Learning from the Campus Hunger Project
This July, we welcome five new board members to the Challah for Hunger Board of Directors: Jordan and Rachel, student representatives from Stanford and Binghamton, two of our strongest chapters, Caryn, co-founder and alumna of the UCLA chapter, and Michael and Neena, friends of the organization that bring financial and marketing expertise! Click here to read more!
82 days until the 2016 Challah for Hunger Leadership Summit! We have quite the conference planned for this year. Students from across the country, alumni, friends from MAZON, West Chester University, Montgomery Community County College, OneTable and more are all coming together for three days of knowledge sharing, advocacy, networking, and of course, challah baking! … Continue reading Sneak Peak: 2016 Summit!
Exciting news update from Challah for Hunger! Save-the-Date for our 2016 Leadership Summit, taking place on July 29-31 at West Chester University, PA. This year’s summit will bring together student leaders, alumni, donors, friends and partners for a weekend of skill sharing, education about hunger, challah baking, and many more fun activities. Registration opens February 17, 2016. Click … Continue reading Leadership Summit 2016
We are so excited to have Gettysburg College as one of our newest Challah for Hunger chapters! Gettysburg College decided to start a CfH chapter after an alternative break with Philadelphia Farm School. In an interview with co-president Michaela Edelson, she shares some highlights of her CfH experience so far. “My favorite part of the … Continue reading New Chapter Spotlight: Gettysburg College
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
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