"Let them be days of
FEASTING & JOY
and sending portions to one another and gifts to the poor."
- Megilat Esther 9:22
It is a tradition to give Mishlo’ach Manot (Purim treat maskets) and Matanot L'Evoyinim (gifts for the poor) on Purim to be sure we all have enough to eat for the holiday.
While MAZON Canada is dedicated to this mission all year round, the Purim masquerade provides a dual opportunity to be joyful and celebrate, while also inviting us to reflect on a specific aspect of hunger: that things are not always as they appear. That, even in this country of plenty, millions go hungry every day.
This Purim, we acknowledge this often invisible crisis by celebrating old traditions in new ways:
HOW IT WORKS:
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