Challah for Hunger

Challah for Hunger brings people together to bake and sell challah in an effort to raise money and awareness for social justice causes. We strive to make a difference in the world by investing in the next generation of entrepreneurs, social activists, and philanthropists.

Location: Philadelphia , PA
Year founded: 2004


Challah for Hunger (CfH) brings college students together to bake and sell challah to raise funds and awareness for social justice causes. CfH creates a fun, easy, and comfortable entry point for young Jewish adults (ages 18-22) to meet across many divides. Participants engage in community and tradition while exploring their mutual responsibility to pursue social justice. Eli Winkelman founded CfH in 2004 when she was a student at Scripps College in Claremont, CA. Ten years after Eli’s first challah sale, CfH continues to grow and thrive. Since 2004, CfH has engaged over 10,000 volunteers and donated over $500,000 to non-profit organizations. Now, on 68 campuses around the world, thousands of students gather regularly to “bake a difference.”

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