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04/08/2021

Federation Aims to Tackle Hunger for Good Deeds Day

Tags: Federation, Family, Volunteer

Federation Aims to Tackle Hunger for Good Deeds Day

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood is encouraging the community to join its observation of Good Deeds Day by taking part in one of four volunteer opportunities created to tackle hunger in Cleveland on April 18.

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03/30/2021

Good Deeds Day

Tags: Federation, Volunteer

Good Deeds Day

Let's do good together! Join the Jewish Federation of Cleveland as we celebrate this global day of good deeds! Families and individuals of all ages are invited to volunteer and take action as we help feed the hungry.

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03/16/2021

Meet Marty Shankle, Our New Jewish Volunteer Network Chair

Tags: Federation, Volunteer

Meet Marty Shankle, Our New Jewish Volunteer Network Chair

Meet Marty Shankle, our new Jewish Volunteer Network (JVN) chair! Marty shares with us why it's important to give your time, and the value of building community connections through volunteer work.

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03/12/2021

Recipes: Feed Cleveland Families with Your Favorite Casserole/Lasagne Recipe Recipe

Tags: Food, Federation, Volunteer

Help feed Cleveland families at-risk for hunger with your favorite casserole/lasagne recipe!

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12/28/2020

Making a Nutritional Lunch Program for Seniors Possible

Tags: Federation, Here for Good News, Volunteer

Making a Nutritional Lunch Program for Seniors Possible

The Mandel Jewish Community Center’s longstanding Lunch Plus program has shifted operations during the COVID-19 pandemic to continue to meet the needs of Greater Cleveland’s vulnerable senior population.

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12/01/2020

Giving Back When It Really Counts

Tags: Federation, Video, Volunteer

Giving Back When It Really Counts

To prevent social distancing from becoming social isolation in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – especially among the elderly in Jewish Cleveland – the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jewish Volunteer Network (JVN) quickly mobilized to create a multi-pronged program designed to touch base with these vulnerable community members to make sure they knew they were not alone or forgotten in this unsettled time.

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08/12/2020

Students Gain Leadership Skills, Volunteer Through L.E.V. Campus Fellowship

Tags: Federation, Blog, Volunteer, Young Adults

Students Gain Leadership Skills, Volunteer Through L.E.V. Campus Fellowship

While COVID-19 was causing plenty of damage felt in the present, it was also leaving a trail of destruction stretching into years forward.

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08/04/2020

The “Heart” of Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Partner Agency, Young Adults, Volunteer

The “Heart” of Jewish Cleveland

Around 23 million Americans filed for unemployment in April 2020 – not including the millions of college students who have not entered the work force yet, many of whom planned on doing so this summer. Adam Hirsh, executive director of Hillel at Kent State University, a Federation beneficiary agency, recalls that it was “heartbreaking to hear of all of the cancelled jobs, internships, trips and other planned summer experiences” of the students he works with.

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02/20/2020

Far From Russia, A Place To Be Comfortably Russian

Tags: Federation, Blogs, Russia, Russian, Women, Volunteer, Publications, Advocacy, Education, Overseas

Far From Russia, A Place To Be Comfortably Russian

Irina Parkman emigrated Russia and came to Cleveland in order to escape persecution. She is able to still be connected to her Russian heritage through a partnership with the Cleveland Public Library.

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01/27/2020

Why I Volunteer at YLDay of Caring

Tags: Federation, YLD, Volunteer, Family

Why I Volunteer at YLDay of Caring

Thank you to the many young leaders and their families for making an impact on Jewish Cleveland during the most recent YLDay of Caring Across Cleveland! Read what giving back to the community meant for YLD Board member, Julie Schneider; YLD Vice Chair, Abbie Pappas; and YLD Board Chair, Cameron Orlean:

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