September 2016 Mitzvah of the Month: Back To School Supplies for children in Hamden. They will be donated to the M.L .Keefe Center for students to access. This includes backpacks, crayons, notebooks, pencils, and any other helpful tools for school success. Randy 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. You’ll be surprised how rewarding an experience this can be! Please contact Jackie for more information at 203-265-6744.
- New Reach (Formerly New Haven Home Recovery): Donations of linens were made to the New Reach as well as toiletries. We continue to 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 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 at 203-265-6744
- Bags for Toiletries: Lois 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.
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,