Contact

Ellen Frajman | Volunteer Chair

0419 568 016

ellen.frajman@mazonaustralia.org

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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 from the Jewish community to prevent and alleviate hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds.

 

Hunger in Australia

Hunger in Australia

Hunger in Australia

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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