EVENT DATE: Sep 24, 2017
Help us to raise 3% of our catering cost to help advocate for changes which benefit the hungry and food insecure. Crystal and Ian will be donating in lieu of wedding favors.
Here is more info about MAZON:
Who is MAZON?
For more than 30 years, MAZON has been committed to ensuring that vulnerable people have access to the resources they need to be able to put food on the table. MAZON is a leading voice in Washington D.C. on anti-hunger issues, especially those that involve populations or problems that have been previously overlooked or ignored.
Our nation's public policies have lasting effects on the lives of millions of people. By promoting change through advocacy, MAZON seeks to ensure that our elected officials and policymakers understand and consider the needs of the millions of American men, women and children who struggle with hunger.
What We Do:
Work with Policy Makers to protect and strengthen federal nutrition programs like SNAP (food stamps) and school meals
Confront emerging issues that might otherwise go unaddressed within the national anti-hunger community
Educate communities across the country about the realities of hunger and what we can all do to end it
Partner with like-minded organizations to promote long-term solutions to improve ongoing challenges
Key Priority Areas:
In addition to engaging in broad-based advocacy to protect and strengthen the vital federal nutrition programs that help people put food on the table each day, MAZON prioritizes its efforts in the following areas:
Active duty military families & veterans
Rural & remote communities
Nutrition & health