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Caring Calls to Older Adults

Now that winter has arrived, older adults may feel even more isolated and lonely as the pandemic continues. Show them our community cares about their well-being by making caring calls. Guidelines and a sample script provided.


Send a Message of Gratitude to an IDF Soldier in Israel

Write a personal letter to an Israeli soldier to show them support and encouragement for defending the Jewish people and the State of Israel.


Prepare a Home-made Meal for Homeless Families

Prepare or purchase a lunch or dinner for 25-30 for Haven Home, a transitional housing facility for homeless families. Invite friends to join you to make a dish for this contactless delivery.


Send Best Wishes to Isolated Older Adults

Make or purchase "thinking of you" cards to older adults in Jewish Cleveland’s nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and JFSA clients. Send via email or snail mail. Create your own artwork or receive sample templates.


Create Bookmarks for Kids’ Book Bank

Make custom bookmarks for a child receiving a free book from the Kid’s Book Bank. Sample template and directions will be shared upon registration.


Card Buddy Project for Adults with Developmental Disabilities

Send a personalized card, either purchased or homemade, and instantly put a smile on the face of an adult living in a Hattie Larlham group home.


Enrich the Lives of Foster Care Children

Make a comfy fleece pillow (directions provided upon registration) and create a card that will be included in Fostering Hope Journey Bags that children take to their new foster homes.


Send Welcome Wishes to New American Citizens in Cleveland

Welcome our newest American citizens through Global Cleveland and help them celebrate with a personal congratulatory note and/or create a picture to acknowledge this huge accomplishment.


Deliver Kosher Meals to Older Adults

Deliver healthy kosher meals to older adults JFSA clients on Tuesdays and/or Thursdays between 8:30 am and 10:30 am. Many volunteers enjoy delivering with a friend.


Lend Your Skills as a Mock Interviewer

Mock interviews are critical in preparing participants for the job search process. Guidelines and training are provided by Towards Employment. 


Offer Your Tech Expertise to Assist Others

Use your expertise to share tech skills with job seekers, older adults and others who can benefit from your assistance. 


Be a Seeds of Literacy Tutor

Enjoy the rewards of providing one-to-one tutoring to adults working towards receiving their GED. Training and tutoring is virtual.

For volunteer questions,

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

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