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April 2019

Sun, April 14, 2019
10:00 AM

Riverside Park Spring Garden Party

Enjoy a beautiful spring day with other members of the AC community. This is a wonderful opportunity to see friends and make new ones as we take care of this valuable part of our larger community. We will be working in an area near the synagogue. Children under age 10 must be closely supervised.

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May 2019

Thu, May 2, 2019
2:30 PM
New Sanctuary office at Judson Memorial Church

Sanctuary City Planning Meeting

President Trump has threatened to release thousands of detained asyless into "Sanctuary Cities". If he does so, New York will be overwhelmed by the need. How are we going to respond? Join the New Sanctuary Coalition for a planning meeting to determine what we need to do in advance to be prepared if and when it happens. This effort will need medical triage, food, clothing, transportation, legal, and of course housing, and will require a coalition of organizations working together…

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July 2019

Sun, July 14, 2019
10:00 AM

Ansche Chesed Blood Drive

Please join us and do your part to save lives in the New York City community. You may donate if you are at least 16 years old with written consent from parent or legal guardian. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health. Donors age 16-18 are also subject to additional height/weight restrictions. All tattoos must be older than 12 months. Walk-ins welcome.

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Wed, July 17, 2019
10:00 AM

Accompaniment Training at Ansche Chesed

Join Ansche Chesed and The New Sanctuary Committee (NSC) for an Accompaniment Training. The NSC accompaniment program recruits and trains volunteers to accompany people facing deportation to their immigration hearings and ICE check-ins. This provides moral support to the person facing deportation and enables volunteers to hold immigration authorities accountable. Standing in solidarity with migrants facing deportation also demonstrates to immigration judges, ICE officers, and government attorneys that there is a community mobilized against their deportation. NSC accompanies hundreds of people a year. The Immigration Accompaniment…

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September 2019

Sun, September 15, 2019
10:00 AM

Riverside Park Clean-Up

Enjoy a beautiful Fall day with other members of the AC community. This is a wonderful opportunity to see friends and make new ones as we take care of this valuable part of our larger community. Exact location to be determined closer to the date. This program is sponsored by the Community Service committee and the Greening Committee of Ansche Chesed.

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October 2019

Sun, October 27, 2019
10:00 AM
West End Avenue and 100th Street

AC Greening Committee’s Annual Swap and Share

Donate clean, used housewares in good condition Housewares only (cooking equipment, serving items, tableware, linens and towels, vases, bric-a-brac, artwork, toys, etc) NO BOOKS AND NO CLOTHING Ansche Chesed reserves the right to refuse any item. Any items left at 2pm will be recycled or thrown away at the discretion of Ansche Chesed. Take any housewares you want for free Anyone can take something. You do NOT need to bring something to take something. You can take as many items…

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November 2019

Sun, November 3, 2019
10:00 AM
5th Floor

Ansche Chesed Blood Drive

Please join us and do your part to save lives in the New York City community. You may donate if you are at least 16 years old with written consent from parent or legal guardian. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health. Donors age 16-18 are also subject to additional height/weight restrictions. All tattoos must be older than 12 months. Walk-ins welcome.

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Sat, November 9, 2019
5:15 PM
5th Floor

Havdalah Service and Sandwich-Making

Adults and children will gather at Ansche Chesed for a joyful Havdalah service led by our youth leaders. We'll then work together to prepare sandwiches and assemble meal packages for people in our neighborhood who are hungry and homeless. We will buy most of the supplies, but we would like to request that attendees who can do so contribute $5 per person (or $15 per family) to help defray the costs. (If you cannot attend but would like to make…

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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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