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Assemble and/or Deliver Jewish Holiday Gift Bags to Older Adults

We need your help! Wish isolated elderly community members a sweet and healthy New Year by volunteering to assemble and/or deliver 1,400 Jewish holiday gift bags. Masks and social distancing required. Delivery will occur week of September 29. Sign-up by September 21.


Phone Buddy Care Calls

Share the kindness of a personal connection by making weekly check-in calls to those isolated.


Jewish Holiday Cards & Decorations for Older Adults

Create colorful cards and decorations for older adults in Jewish Cleveland, including residents in our nursing homes and assisted living facilities. Sample templates provided upon registration.


“Stand Up for Change” Care Kits

Help a family in need in the Black community by providing hygiene products and school supplies.This collection is in collaboration with Stand Up for Change, a social transformation organization bringing awareness to the inequities taking place in marginalized communities.


Make a Fleece Blanket for Homeless Youth

Create warmth and comfort for homeless teens receiving crisis intervention and case management through Bellefaire JCB.


Deliver Lunch Plus Food Boxes to Older Adults

Deliver meal boxes to Mandel JCC Lunch Plus participants at their homes on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 pm. Ongoing and substitute opportunities available.


Foster Care Mentor

Create a special bond as a mentor for a 10-21 year old foster child in permanent custody of the Cuyahoga County Division of Children and Family Services. This opportunity is offered through Bellefaire JCB.


Food Delivery for Those in Need

No-contact monthly food delivery to Cleveland Chesed Center clients. Day of the week is flexible. Mornings preferred.


Mentor 8th Graders through True 2 U

Mentor 8th graders in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District during five sessions throughout the school year to help prepare them for high school, college, and career readiness.


Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Association

Be the special person for a child who may be facing adversity and enjoy shaping their lives as a positive role model. This opportunity is offered through Bellefaire JCB.


College Now Mentor

Mentors provide crucial advice to students – many of whom are the first in their family to attend college – by exchanges messages twice monthly.


Knitting for At-Risk Babies

Join our Zoom Knitting Group and make baby caps and blankets for babies in the intensive care unit at University Hospitals. Mondays via Zoom from 12:30 – 1:15 pm.


Tech Expert

Use your skills to teach older adults how to communicate using Zoom and how to order groceries through Instacart.

For volunteer questions,

Susan Hyman, JVN director
Phone: 216-593-2887

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