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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.

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Phone Buddy Care Calls

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

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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.

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“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.

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Make a Fleece Blanket for Homeless Youth

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

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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.

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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.

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Food Delivery for Those in Need

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Tech Expert

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

For volunteer questions,
contact:

Susan Hyman, JVN director
Phone: 216-593-2887
Email: shyman@jcfcleve.org

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