WAYS TO GIVE:

MITZVAH TRIP TO McROBERTS, KY

A large group of volunteers from our Congregation will be, once again, traveling to McRoberts, Kentucky to repair and rebuild homes, and support the local children in their community. The level of poverty is beyond imagination, and the work that will be accomplished is vital for the people of McRoberts, Kentucky. Please support this trip, and the McRoberts community, via the following ways:

(1). Donate Wal-Mart Gift Cards to help the local families in need. Please put the gift cards in an envelope, Attn: 2017 Kentucky Trip, and drop it off at the Main Office by July 7.

(2.) Make a cash donation to help offset costs of the trip. Accepted in the Main Office through July 7. 

 

 

JOIN MISSY DePIETRO IN THE FIGHT TO END ALZHEIMER'S

I'm participating in my 14th Walk to End Alzheimer's® on September 23. I am committed to raising awareness and funds in the fight against the nation’s 6th leading cause of death. The end of Alzheimer's starts with me — but I can’t do it alone…

Please help me reach my goal by clicking here to make a tax-deductible donation on my personal page. Donations benefit the care, support and research efforts of the Alzheimer's Association locally and each donation makes a difference in this fight!

Take it a step further! Join me in the fight against Alzheimer's by walking with me. You can register by clicking here and then clicking Join My Team

I'd be so grateful if you would join and/or sponsor me. Together, we can end Alzheimer's!

-Missy

CURRENT BAR/BAT MITZVAH PROJECTS:

 

JOIN MIA RIBICH & SPREAD THE JOY OF DANCING

Give young women in Harlem, New York, the opportunity to express themselves through dance by donating gently used ballet, tap, and jazz shoes, to our Mitzvah Closet. Your shoes will used by the young women who participate in the free dance program, Groove With Me, Inc.

Although all ballet and tap shoes are welcome, there is a heavier need for those that are larger-sized.

For additional questions, please contact Mia Ribich at miaribich@gmail.com. Mia will be celebrating her Bat Mitzvah on September 9, 2017.

MITZVAH CLOSET:

DONATE. DONATE. DONATE.

 

There are a lot of different ways you can help support your local community! Start by exploring the opportunities available in our Mitzvah Closet. A simple donation from you could bring cheer to the homeless, the elderly, and the local refugees.

See below for more details.

CHILDREN'S BOOKS

Got Books? We're collecting new and gently used children's books to donate to Carter & MacRae Elementary School. Most needed are picture books, easy readers, and early chapter books for grades K-2, but any books appropriate for children in Kindergarten through 5th Grade will be greatly appreciated. Donations are being collected in our Mitzvah Closet.

CHURCH WORLD SERVICES

Our local refugees are in need of blankets and warm coats. Please drop them off at our Mitzvah Closet now through mid-March.

SCHOOL DISTRICT OF LANCASTER

Our local students are in need of school uniforms and school supplies. Click here for further details.

WATER STREET RESCUE MISSION

Fine Art supplies are needed for Art Therapy sessions available through the Water Street Rescue Mission. Get all the details here.

 

WOMEN ORGANIZATIONS

The Milagro House, YWCA, and the Shelter for Abused Women are in need of household, feminine, and childcare supplies. Click here for a printable list.

OTHER WAYS TO GIVE:

MITZVAH DAY ALL YEAR

We have developed a contact directory of the local organizations we used for Mitzvah Day projects for your consideration of extended community service. Each of these agencies welcomes volunteer help throughout the year. We encourage you to take advantage of the spirit of Mitzvah Day and do good deeds throughout the year. Contact Bob Houghton at la6756@gmail.com with questions. 

 

LAPTOP COMPUTERS NEEDED

New or used laptops, no more than 3 years old, are needed for use in our religious program, Sh'arim. Please contact Rabbi Paskoff at jpaskoff@shaarai.org if you are able to donate a computer.

 

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