The Temple Emanuel Congregation provides its members with many opportunities for social action. Our programs benefit women’s and teen shelters, the homebound and the hungry. By reaching out to people in need, we not only help to repair the world, but also strengthen our Jewish identity and provide an important example of our values for our children.
TECares Sunday Walkers at Jimmy Fund Walk, Sunday, September 23
TECares has a team, Sunday Walkers, that will be raising money for Dana Farber as part of the Jimmy Fund Walk. Sign up as a walker or supporter at http://danafarber.jimmyfund.org/site/TR?fr_id=1060&pg=team&team_id=1687 to help raise money for Cancer Research. Last year as a team we raised $11,643. – that is this year’s goal to beat!
Temple Emanuel Community Blood Drive, Tuesday, August 6, 2019, 2:00-7:00pm
Want to make a vital contribution? It only takes one hour to be a blood donor! Please consider supporting the Temple’s Red Cross Community Blood Drive. Go to WWW.REDCROSS.ORG and to book your appointment and to learn about important requirements for a successful blood donation.
Collection for Bread & Roses Soup Kitchen in Lawrence, MA
Bread & Roses fulfills its mission to ease the hungers in our community, providing guests with a hot, nutritious evening meal and distributing food, clothing and basic life necessities to those most in need. The Temple Emanuel Community assists Bread & Roses by collecting food items throughout the year. You can help by leaving your donation in the collection box in the Temple’s coat room.
January: Long Grain Rice and Canned Vegetables
March: Canned Fruit
April: Canned Vegetables
May: Tuna Fish
September: Canned Vegetables
November: Instant Milk, Sugar, and Soup
December: Crackers, Long Grain Rice, Canned Peas, Sugar, Pineapple Chunks, Fruit Cocktail, and Vegetable Oil.
Project Home Again in Lawrence, MA
Project Home Again’s mission is to provide low-income families with recycled household goods, furniture and appliances necessary for them to live with comfort and dignity. PHA partners with social service agencies in Northeastern Massachusetts to ensure that your gentle used items go to those who need them most. Project Home Again is now a 5013c and will continue to serve the Merrimack Valley’s families in need. For all information regarding PHA, please go to www.phama.org or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.