The faces of hunger in America are both familiar and hidden from view, yet they are all too real and far too many. From Friday, February 24 to Wednesday, March 1, BHC is proud to host This Is Hunger, an interactive experience on wheels (literally, it’s a big rig!) brought to us by MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger.
When the 53-foot-long double expandable trailer is parked and open on both sides, it provides almost 1,000 square feet of interior space to take participants on a voyage of awareness and activism: to help them understand the stark reality of hunger in America and to spark their commitment to taking action that will help end hunger once and for all.
Inside the truck, the experience is divided into two parts. First, participants are invited to sit at a communal table and virtually “meet” real people struggling with hunger. Portraits are projected at each end of the table, one by one, as individuals share their stories in their own voices and in their own words. At the end of part one, participants are invited to engage in activities that deepen their awareness about the complexities of being hungry and join MAZON in educating the rest of our nation and advocating for change.
To see when the truck is open and reserve your free tickets, visit thisishunger.org and click on "Find Tickets." For questions, contact Rabbi Sachs-Kohen, 410-764-1587. We look forward to seeing you in the truck!