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S o c i a l A c t i o n


SOCIAL ACTION COMMITTEE Repairing the World — Tikkun Olam


THANKS to all who volunteered to help with the Project SHARE dinner held on November 22nd. The din- ner provided a Thanksgiving “family style” meal to nearly 600 homeless men, woman and children. This was the 3rd year that Kol Ami has hosted this dinner. Special thanks to NAN BLANK for organizing the candy bags and to JANE FRIEDBERG, PAUL AND ALL THE MAINTAINANCE STAFF.


BINGO IS BACK!!!!!- JANUARY 22, 2012 See page 11 for registration information. Volunteers are needed to help organize the event. If you are interested, please contact Wendy Greenberg or Jodi Klein.


EMERGENCY FOOD PANTRY COLLECTION- We will be participating for the 5th year with UJA to collect non -perishable food for the Bronx Jewish Community Council Food Pantry. This pantry feeds 2,200 people monthly, a third of whom are children. We will be the sole supplier of food for February. The collection bin will be in the religious school hallway until January 26th. NO GLASS CONTAIN- ERS, PLEASE! Students in grades 7-12 who would like to help organize the collection and/or pack the food for the pantry on Sunday, January 29th can contact Ellie Klein at 472-4617.


WESTHAB’S 3RD ANNUAL YOUTHFEST- PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO FEBRUARY 16TH, 2012 AND WILL BE HELD AT THE TARRYTOWN MUSIC HALL DUE TO THE AVAILABLITY OF PERFORMER MATISYAHU. Anyone interested in helping with this event can email Richard.nightingale@westhab.org


Wendy Greenberg Mikhailovich at 472-3377 or wendygreenberg@optonline.net or Jodi Klein at 472-4617 or jodi.klein@gmail.com


MITZVAH CORPS


Join us at Westchester Meadows, Grasslands Avenue, Valhalla


Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at 2:30 pm as we sing songs accompanied by Paul Schwarz.


Bring a little sunshine to the residents and make a difference in their lives.


For more info call Ellie Fleisch 481-1479. T h e C o n n e c t i o n 1 8 COOKING FOR THE HOMELESS


For Sunday Information: Nancy Marcus - 725-7231 For Monday Information: Laura Green - 949-6113


Sundays at 11:00 am: 1/22, 2/5, 3/18, 4/22, 5/6, 6/10 Mondays at noon:


2/5, 12/19, 1/23, 2/27, 3/26, 4/23, 5/21, 6/18.


If you are interested in chairing Monday Cooking for the Homeless in 2012, please contact Laura Green at 949-6113.


J a n u a r y , 2 0 1 2


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