MAZON Awards $10,000 to Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to Support Hunger-Relief Efforts
(Harrisburg, PA) – MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger recently awarded a grant award of $10,000 to the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank to support its advocacy efforts to end hunger.
MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a leading national anti-hunger advocacy organization in America. The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is using the grant funds to advocate the General Assembly, the Administration, and the Department of Agriculture on matters such as PA Agricultural Surplus System (PASS), Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP), Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) and a joint effort to provide fresh fluid milk and dairy products for low-income households through the charitable food network.
The Food Bank also remains committed to working in tandem with regional and state anti-hunger organizations to advocate for all Pennsylvanians struggling with hunger and to expand our grassroots network.
Since awarding its first grants in 1986, MAZON has awarded grants totaling more than $78 million to partners who represent the entire spectrum of the nation’s anti-hunger network.