JRC partners with Connections for the Homeless to host a monthly support group for moms enrolled in the Transitional Housing Program. While the moms meet at JRC, we have a pizza dinner and play time with the kids, who typically range from 3-10 years old.
How you can help
•Assist with entertaining children while their moms participate in the support group
•Help plan special events for the kids, like an annual Hanukkah party
This is a great tzedakah project for families, B'nai Mitzvah students and teens, and requires very little time commitment (a couple of hours once a month). Volunteers age 18 and older must agree to a confidential background check, but this is not required for minor volunteers. Teens 12 and up can volunteer on their own; younger volunteers are welcome when accompanied by a parent.
Want to know more? Contact Elaine Waxman.