Baltimore, MD - Sept. 4, 2015 - Looking for things to do this September? With Governor’s Day to Serve, beginning September 11, there are some wonderful ways to give back to our community. Check out these great events and volunteer opportunities sponsored by The Associated: Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore or Associated agencies.
1. Through September 11
School Supply Drive (http://www.jcsbaltimore.org/do…/jcs-toy-closet/schoolsupply/)
Help those in need. Drop off new school supplies or store gift cards with values of $10 at the JCCs at both the Park Heights and Owings Mills locations, as well as the Jewish Community Services location at 5750 Park Heights Avenue. In addition, volunteers are needed to help with our community-wide school supply drive which benefits vulnerable families throughout the community. The time commitment is flexible and can be done with a friend, family member or on your own.
2. Wednesday, September 9 7:00 – 8:30 p.m.
Empty Place at the Table: Coping with Loss During the Holidays http://www.jcsbaltimore.org/2015/news/the-empty-place-at-the-table-coping-with-loss-during-the-holidays/
JCS Owings Mills Office, 3506 Gwynnbrook Avenue
With the High Holidays right around the corner, the death of a loved one can be especially painful. Join JCS experts to talk about ways to find comfort and support and read more from their blog. http://associated.org/blog/post?article=The-Empty-Place-at-the-Table
3. Sunday, September 20 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Super Sunday Community Phoneathon (www.associated.org/supersunday)
Weinberg Park Heights JCC, 5700 Park Heights Avenue
Be part of the largest single-day fundraiser in Jewish Baltimore! Help raise $1 million to care for the vulnerable, strengthen Jewish community and advocate for Israel.
4. Sunday, September 20 10:00 a.m.
Hands on Holidays (firstname.lastname@example.org)
The Ivy Bookshop, 6080 Falls Road
Looking for a fun way to introduce your young toddler to the holidays? Check out this free hands-on experience, featuring an interactive story-time, songs and a take home craft. Then join your friends for a taste of the holidays with free apples and honey.
5. Sunday, September 27 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Sixth Branch Volunteer Opportunity www.jvcbaltimore.org/daytoserve
Oliver neighborhood (exact location to be determined)
Join the Sixth Branch, a military veteran organization, to beautify a city neighborhood through cleanup and farming. Help build community by bringing together service-minded veterans and civilians to serve our community on the home front. This Jewish Volunteer Connection project is part of the Governor’s Day to Serve.
6. Wednesday, September 30 (Evening-Time to be announced)
Music Night at Weinberg Village www.jvcbaltimore.org/daytoserve
Weinberg Village, 3430 Associated Way
Talented musicians looking for a way to give back come and entertain the residents at Weinberg Village. This Jewish Volunteer Connection project is part of Governor’s Day To Serve, to help those in our community. Pre-registration is required.