MAZON INC A JEWISH RESPONSE TO HUNGER

aka MAZON   |   Los Angeles, CA   |  http://mazon.org

Mission

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is a national nonprofit organization working to end hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds in the United States and Israel.

Ruling year info

1985

President & CEO

Ms. Abby J. Leibman

Main address

10850 Wilshire Blvd Suite 400

Los Angeles, CA 90024 USA

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EIN

22-2624532

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (K01)

Fund Raising and/or Fund Distribution (T12)

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Partnership Grantmaking

MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger awards partnership grants to a variety of different anti-hunger organizations, including but not limited to: food banks, soup kitchens and food pantries, kosher meals-on-wheels programs for homebound elderly people, multi-service centers that provide poor, hungry and homeless families with food, shelter and counseling, and state and national organizations that conduct research and education activities and work for public policies that can bring about long-term solutions to the epidemic of hunger.

Population(s) Served

MAZON
practices and promotes advocacy as a means for ensuring that hungry people can
access the resources they need to survive. MAZON led the anti-hunger community in
embracing public policy as a means of advancing anti-hunger agendas and
empowers synagogues and their congregations with information and resources so
they can advocate on behalf of the growing number of hungry people in their
communities.

Population(s) Served

MAZON
develops and implements strategic initiatives designed to advance knowledge and
capacity within the anti-hunger community.

Population(s) Served

This community engagement program will illuminate the profound prevalence of hunger in America, encourage us to raise our voices on behalf of the 40 million Americans who struggle with hunger every day, and ignite our community’s commitment to end hunger once and for all.

Population(s) Served

We have a network of nearly 1,000 synagogue who mobilize their congregations and their communities to help us end the injustice of hunger. We visit partner synagogues all over the country to raise awareness about hunger, explore ways to engage the Jewish community to advocate for effective hunger policies, and create educational tools and activities for students of all ages

Population(s) Served

Where we work

Financials

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MAZON INC A JEWISH RESPONSE TO HUNGER

Board of directors
as of 01/16/2019
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Liz Kanter Groskind

President of Strauss Manor

Term: 2015 -

Adam Berger

Wellington Management

Shirley Davidoff

CIVA Dallas

Leonard Fein

Founder, MAZON

Steven Krikava

Jewish Family and Children's Services of Minneapolis

Theodore Mann

Israel Policy Forum

Ruth Segal Laibson

MAZON Development Committee

Robin Thomas

MAZON Grant Advisory Committee

Barbara Wahl Rosove

Crowell, Weedon & Co

Rabbi Joel Pitkowsky

Congregation Beth Sholom

Morgan Powell

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Leonard David

Consultant, Henry Schein, Inc.

David Lash

O'Melveny & Myers

Phylis Savar Levy

GrowingPoints, LLC

Rick Lowenstein

Centria Healthcare

Ana Mendelson

Northwestern University

Talia Rosen

Pace Gallery

Lauren Ross

Challah for Hunger, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Carolyn Schwarz Tisdale

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