Mazon: Understanding Hunger in America

Understanding the Many Faces of Hunger in America
Sunday, February 9, 10:00am – noon

By RSVP only to

The Jewish Collaborative of Orange County is pleased to host native Detroiter and longtime Tucson resident Liz Kanter Grosskind in Orange County on Sunday, February 9th, for a meet-and-greet brunch from 10am-noon at a private home in Irvine.

In addition to bringing the current work of Mazon to light, this program will also honor the agricultural holiday of T”u b’Shevat that begins the following Monday evening by incorporating elements of a traditional T”u b’Shevat seder into both our brunch and our learning. Liz’s lecture topic is “Understanding the Many Faces of Hunger in America and How to Help Those in Need.”

Through advocacy, education and strategic partnerships, Mazon takes action to impact the lives of millions of people who struggle with hunger by providing funding, training and resources to nonprofit organizations in the United States and Israel who share our commitment to advocating to end hunger. Mazon supports advocacy and public policy efforts to protect and strengthen America’s government food and nutrition programs and also provides funding to a range of anti-hunger organizations including food banks, legal-service organizations, statewide coalitions and advocacy groups

undefinedLiz Kanter Grosskind is the current Board Chair of MAZON. She has a background in Management, Executive Coaching, Marketing, Human Resources and Charitable Planning and has run her own consulting business for 20 years. As a life-long, dedicated community servant, Liz served as board chair of JVS, a nonprofit human service agency and is a past president of the Young Adult Division of the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit. She is a past President of Volunteer Impact, and former board member of The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit, The United Jewish Foundation and CITY YEAR Detroit. In Tucson, she is the current President of Strauss Manor, a low-income senior housing center, and has served on the boards of the JCRC, Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona, Social Venture Partners and The Gregory School.

Seating for this program is limited to the first 30 people to respond so please RSVP to to let us know you will be joining us along with the names of anyone joining you.

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