By taking the Food Stamp Challenge, you are joining Jewish and other faith community activists in communities across the country to call attention to the national crisis of hunger and poverty. Together, we will send a strong message to our public officials that we need to support SNAP (food stamps) and help keep millions from hunger and poverty.

Click the following links to download sample sermons given during the High Holy Days about the Food Stamp Challenge and food insecurity.

Sample Sermon 1

Sample Sermon 2

Sample Sermon 3

  • 3.9 million Americans are kept out of poverty by food stamps
  • $693 is the average monthly income per food stamp household
  • 15.1% of Americans now live below the poverty line