Who: Adults, families, teens, groups Where: Rockville, MD When: Throughout the year on selected dates
Meals help needed periodically during the year to provide breakfast supplies, lunches, and to serve dinner at the Interfaith Works Women’s Center, a shelter in Rockville. The Temple provides all of the meals at this shelter during a week in the summer as well as when the need arises during the year. Contact Jeanne Kahn or Elizabeth Joseloff.
Who: Adults, families, teens, groups Where: Rockville, MD When: Twice a month on Sundays
TBA provides dinner twice a month for the Rockland and Jefferson Houses. Volunteers prepare a complete meal in advance for six residents and drop the meal off at the Rockland or Jefferson House between 5 and 6 p.m. on their chosen Sunday. Contact Amy Weinberg.
Who: Adults Where: Rockville, MD, and near the Temple When: Monthly (year-round, backup available)
Deliver kosher meals to homebound individuals in our area. Volunteers pick up meals at the Hebrew Home in Rockville on their assigned morning (one day per month) and deliver them to JSSA clients by noon. Contact Joanne Brodsky.
Who: Adults, families, groups Where: Rockville, MD When: Throughout the year
TBA volunteers sort/pack food for distribution to local needy families on the 3rd Monday of the month, 10 a.m.–noon, at Nourish Now. Contact Arlynn Joffe for more information or to be added to the list of those contacted to see if they are able to help. Nourish now also needs volunteers daily to package meals/healthy snack packs, as well as to run canned food drives and help raise awareness. TBA members also support Nourish Now’s Thanksgiving Food Drive .
If you have fresh food left over from an event that you’d like to donate, call Nourish Now at 301-330-0222 (Mon.–Fri., 10 a.m.–5 p.m.) or 240-750-0747 (nights/weekends) and they will coordinate the donation with you.
Who: Adults, families Where: Near the Temple When: Typically the Sunday morning before Passover and Rosh Hashanah
Deliver bags of Passover and/or Rosh Hashanah necessities and treats to Russian immigrants, Holocaust survivors, and other needy individuals and families in our community. (Volunteers can help on one or both days.) Contact Tina Levine or Monya Cohen.
Who: Adults, families (must be age 16 or older to serve dinner at the Inn) Where: Children’s Inn, NIH, Bethesda, MD When: A few days before Thanksgiving and on Thanksgiving Day if serving
This project helps make Thanksgiving a little more home-like for families who must stay at the Inn with a sick child during the holiday. Volunteers are needed to cook ahead of time, serve (ages 16+), and/or donate toward the dinner. For more information or to volunteer, contact Gail Kaplan-Wassell.
Who: TBA Nursery School parents and their children Where: TBANS room 2 When: The first Friday of each month at 2:30 p.m.
Looking for a fun and easy TO project for your Nursery-School-aged children? Join us on the first Friday of every month at 2:30 p.m. to help stuff snack bags for adult ESOL students and their children. For more information or to volunteer, contact Kate Wernick.