May 2015 - Social Action Ongoing Programs

Mitzvah of the Month: For the month of May we will continue to collect baby products for The Keefe Center. We are currently collecting diapers, baby wipes and any other baby products that can be place in a box in the hall labeled “Keefe Center”. Randy Berns will be coordinating the collections. Contact her at 203-248-0286.

 

  • Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen: Sign up to help prepare, and serve meals to the homeless in downtown New Haven. Please contact Jackie Weiss for more information at 203-265-6744.
  • Fresh Fruit Program: Sign up to deliver 24 pieces of fresh fruit to local women’s and children’s shelters. Contact Deborah Wilkenfeld to sign up. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
  • New Reach (Formerly New Haven Home Recovery): We will be collecting new hand and bath towels, socks and toiletries and any furniture donations. Please place these items into the box for New Reach. Contact Fran Parness at 203-484-9506.
  • Toiletry Collection for Homeless: We continue to collect toiletries for the Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen. The basket has been filling with your generous donations each week. We still can use small containers of shampoo, lotions, toothpaste, toothbrushes, etc. Many thanks! Contact Jackie Weiss at 203-265-6744
  • Bags for Toiletries: Lois Buslovitz continues to make lovely cloth bags for patrons to use to store their toiletries. If you have any fabric you can donate, please send into the TBS office and Lois will pick up the fabric on Fridays. Thank you to those who have been sending fabric.
  • Knitting Project: For many years a group led by Helene Meltzer has been knitting hats, scarves, and mittens for local area agencies in need. Helene has plenty of yarn but is looking for volunteers to knit. If you like to knit and want to help out, please contact Helene Meltzer at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Place donations in the hallway bins if you are able….if not, make a donation to the Diane Kaplan Social Action Fund. We will do the shopping for you!

Our committee thanks you for your continued support,

Marjorie Drucker, Chairperson: Contact at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 203-248-1046


 

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