Thanks for Helping…
Warm thanks to everyone who has given to the synagogue Hungry and Homeless Fund. Since the Shavuot Appeal, over $12,000 has been donated to the fund. This money has been donated to worthy organizations in Westchester County that serve the poor in a variety of ways.
We are pleased to share with you their names and a brief outline of the work they do:
The Bridge Fund of Westchester $2,000
The Bridge Fund provides counseling and bridge loans to families who are facing eviction. We have given generously this year to meet increasing needs in the community.
CLUSTER, INC. (summer camp) $3,500
This is Westchester’s only program providing a summer day camp experience for children of low-income and homeless families.
Ecumenical Emergency Food Pantry $2,000
The Pantry distributes nonperishable foods to hundreds of needy families in our community.
Grace Church Community Center $3,000
The Church provides critically needed shelter and a soup kitchen for the neediest in our community.
Kid’s Kloset (Project of WJCS) $1,000
A program sponsored by Westchester Jewish Community Services. Kid’s Kloset distributes new and gently-used children’s clothing, shoes and baby essentials to local families in need.
Hungry & Homeless Fund Co-chairs: Beth Rosen and Sue Thau.
We thank the advisory committee for their time and effort in distributing the funds: Rabbi Tucker, Rabbi Goldman, Karl Bertrand, Rita Kashner, Irene Kohn, Maggy Lissey and David Oestreich