By Marissa Stern, Jewish Exponent “While we were looking to explore how we could expand Challah for Hunger beyond the college campus,” said Loren Shatten, Challah for Hunger program director, “it became clear JFCS was a perfect partner. They reflect every aspect of what Challah for Hunger is hoping to do. We are impressed with … Continue reading Breaking Bread to Make a Difference
The guest blogger this week is senior Co-President of Ithaca CfH, Amanda Aussems. CfH at Ithaca hosted a bake with Longview senior center in Ithaca, NY. The Ithaca College CfH Chapter began baking at Longview, a senior living facility nestled right in the heart of Ithaca across from the college campus, last year. We have continued … Continue reading Chapter Spotlight: Ithaca College
Yesterday, CfH and Jewish Children Family Services (JFCS) staff members and volunteers baked together as part of our beyond the college campus initiative. While the loaves were baking in the oven, our Repair the World fellow, Sarah led an engaging conversation and activity with the volunteers focusing on “where does food come from and how do we … Continue reading JFCS Bake
In Case You Missed It: This past weekend we made our second debut at COOK: Philadelphia’s Premier Demonstration Kitchen. We chose everything bagel challah, cheddar challah-peño and chocolate babka – a little sweet mixed with a little savory. Click here to read more about the challah demonstration on COOK’S blog.
As part of our new “Beyond the College Campus” initiative, our staff has been teaching challah braiding. Some of our partners include JFCS, an organization that empowers individuals and families toward self-sufficiency, JCHAI, an organization that offers support to those with developmental disabilities, local pre-schools and most recently, jkidphilly an organization that connects families to happenings, resources and voices of … Continue reading jkidphilly bake
Big things are happening in Bethlehem, PA! For the past couple semesters, CfH at Lehigh has formed a partnership with a local food truck, FudTruk. FudTruk orders challah and uses the loaves to create a delicious masterpiece of challah French toast. All the French toast sales are donated back to Lehigh CfH. Make some of your own this weekend.
On Sunday January 10, we made our debut at COOK: Philadelphia’s Premier Demonstration Kitchen. Our CEO, Carly taught the group how to make three flavors: Cinnamon Sugar Raisin, Fig, Rosemary & Sea Salt, and Garlic Sriracha. She also told stories about our incredible chapters and shared tips on how to make the perfect challah! Many of the … Continue reading COOK Philadelphia
Happy New Year from your friends here at CfH! With the new year in full swing, we are excited for the upcoming Martin Luther King, Jr Day of Service and Learning in Philadelphia. This event will be taking place on January 18 from 10 AM to 12 PM at the Jewish Community Services Building and is … Continue reading MLK Day of Service
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
We’re so thankful to have such an involved and passionate board that helps to guide us as our chapters continue to grow. As a thank-you to them during the #ChallahDays, we will spotlight a different board member each week. This week it’s our incredible board member, Jeff Marks! Click to read his full interview here!