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November 2019

Thu, November 14, 2019

New York Cares Coat Drive

What if you couldn't get to work, pick up your prescriptions from the pharmacy, or send your child to school this winter? All because you didn't have a decent coat to wear. This is the reality for many New Yorkers right now. For the last 31 years, New York Cares has channeled the generosity of our city into our annual Coat Drive. Last year we distributed our two millionth coat, and this year our goal is to collect 100,000 new or…

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Wed, November 27, 2019
6:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church

Thanksgiving Meal For Trinity Church

We are organizing a group to volunteer at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan's annual Thanksgiving Community Meal. Last year, this event served over a 1000 of our neighbors! All ages are welcome to volunteer, although children need to be supervised by an adult. Wednesday, Nov 27, 6:30pm  We will help prepare the kitchen, set the tables, and make table decorations. Thursday, Nov 28, 11:30am-1:00pm or 1:30-2:30pm We'll help with security, kitchen, meal delivery, serving, trash, clean-up, dessert table, drinks, hospitality. Click here to…

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December 2019

Thu, December 5, 2019
7:00 PM

Postcard Writing for Syrian Refugees

Now in its eighth year, the Syrian crisis has left more than 500,000 dead. There are 5.6 million Syrian refugees registered in neighboring countries; and 6.6 million internally displaced people. One of the most brutal aspects of the crisis has been the deliberate targeting of the medical infrastructure — the bombing of hospitals and killing of doctors. The disruption of Syria’s healthcare system has had disastrous impact on the most vulnerable members of the population — women and young children.…

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January 2020

Mon, January 20, 2020
10:00 AM
JCC Harlem

MLK Jr. Day Of Service

Ansche Chesed will join thousands of New Yorkers to participate in the annual MLK Day of Service. Get to know other AC members while working together to make a difference in the greater NYC community. Assemble Food Packages for a local food pantry Ages 8 and up Our group will join other volunteers at JCC Harlem's food packaging project. We will create shelf-stable food packets in environmentally friendly packaging and utilizing high quality, bulk food. The food packets created will…

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February 2020

Sat, February 8, 2020
5:45 PM

Havdalah Service and Sandwich-Making

Adults and children will gather to celebrate the conclusion of Shabbat and then continue our time together making sandwiches and packing up snacks for a local soup kitchen. This program takes place at Ansche Chesed, 5th floor.   NOTE: We will be buying most of the supplies, but there are snacks that we are hoping the community can contribute.

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March 2020

Sun, March 29, 2020
5:00 PM
5th Floor

Habitat For Humanity Birdhouse Build

Join us for a family experience as we join together to build birdhouses (which you can take home) and learn about the important issue of housing insecurity, and the important work of Habitat for Humanity.

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