About 

Mazon Australia 

Mazon Australia, a Jewish Response to Hunger, was founded with a core belief: In a world of plenty, hunger and malnutrition should not exist. 

Mazon is a non-profit organization that allocates donations to prevent and alleviate hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds.

Mazon is partnering with Project Dignity in their Crisis Relief Program. Project Dignity and Mazon Australia share the common objectives of providing food items and life necessities for persons and families in need.

 

Hunger in Australia

Hunger in Australia

Hunger in Australia

Foodbank Australia has had 1.4 million people using their services each month since the coronavirus pandemic began, a 78 per cent increase. 

 

3.6 million people report having experienced food insecurity in the last year

 

652,000 people receive food relief from Feedback agencies, every month 

 

27% of those are children (216,000)

 

65,000 people are turned away every month because of food shortages (14.600 of these are children)

Food insecurity can be defined as “a situation that exists when people lack secure access to sufficient amounts of safe and nutritious food for normal growth and development and an active and healthy life” – Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations.

 

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Contact

Ellen Frajman | Volunteer Chair

0419 568 016

ellen.frajman@mazonaustralia.org

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