Tikkun (Social Action)

Our Congregation provides its members with many opportunities for social action. Our programs benefit women's and teen shelters, foster children and homeless veterans, 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.

PROJECTS INCLUDE

  • June Mitzvah Day
  • Blood Donation Events
  • Community Benefit Events
  • Meals on Wheels Deliveries
  • Habitat for Humanity Project in Milton, VT
  • Sudan Rising Fundraising
  • Nothing But Nets

In addition volunteers are appreciated to help the Chaverim Committee with activities such as assisting at times new baby arrivals, illness, mourning, arranging transportation etc.

Join the Social Action Committee for regular updates on Tikkun Activities. For more info, or to join the committee, contact Social Action chair Karen Cote at 802-355-5941 or email the Temple Office.


Annual High Holiday Mitzvah Project

for the Chittenden Emergency Food Shelf

Please bring your non-perishable food items to the Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services. Please no glass containers, candy, soda, or sugary snacks.

The items can be left between the office and religious school.


Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers Needed at Fletcher Allen Health Care

Do you have a few extra hours per week that you'd like to share with others who are sick in the hospital and are looking for companionship? The Spiritual Care Department is looking for qualified men and women who would like to be trained as spiritual care volunteers.

Please contact Sr. Karen Pozniak at 847-6537 with questions or the Volunteer Office to sign up at 847-3536.

 

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