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Volunteers from UJA-Federation of New York’s Engage Jewish Service Corps Come Together for Afternoon of Service at LI’s Largest Soup Kitchen

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Volunteers from UJA-Federation of New York’s Engage Jewish Service Corps program from the Long Island/Queens region came together on Sunday, October 25, 2015, for an afternoon of service and awareness at The Mary Brennan INN ...

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Hempstead, NY - October 29, 2015 - Volunteers from UJA-Federation of New York’s Engage Jewish Service Corps program from the Long Island/Queens region came together on Sunday, October 25, 2015, for an afternoon of service and awareness at The Mary Brennan INN Soup Kitchen, Long Island’s largest soup kitchen.  Engage Jewish Service Corps is for boomers and beyond who want to effect powerful change within the Jewish community by using their skills expertise, passion, and leadership to address issues like poverty, hunger, joblessness, education, the isolated elderly, and children with special needs.

About UJA-Federation of New York
For nearly 100 years, UJA-Federation has inspired New Yorkers to act on their values and invest in our community for the biggest impact. Through UJA-Federation, more than 50,000 donors address issues that matter most to them, pooling their resources to care for New Yorkers of all backgrounds and Jews everywhere, to connect people to their Jewish communities, and to respond to crises close to home and around the globe. Working with nearly 100 beneficiary agencies, synagogues, and other Jewish organizations, UJA-Federation is the world’s largest local philanthropy; our reach spans from New York to Israel to more than 70 other countries around the world, touching 4.5 million people each year. For more information on how to donate or volunteer, please visit our website.

Pictured: Day of Service Leaders Jean Kelly (Executive Director, The Interfaith Nutrition Network),  Kathy Garneau (SJJCC), Diane and Syd Mandelbaum (Rock and Wrap it Up!), Judy Goldberg (JCC of Greater Five Towns),  Gail Warrack (MIY-JCC), Jordana Davidson (SFY),  Rob Kamerer (Board Member The INN),  Marcy Hallerman (Friedberg JCC),  and Susan Berman  (Engage community organizer).

 

Photos

  • Rock and Wrap it Up Syd Mandelbaum, Food Network chef Miriam Garron, and her kitchen assistant

  • SJJCC Engage Site coordinator Kathy Garneau with volunteers creating perishable food recovery kits.

  • Susan Berman, Jordana Davidson, Kathy Garneau, Gail Warrack, Marcy Hallerman and Judy Goldberg.