The Reform Temple Feeds the Hungry

From Hunger to Hope 2016-2017

 

“Let all who are hungry come and eat.” – The Passover Haggadah

 

Make a difference all year long every time you come to Temple and through special events and programs.

 

Donate Food Every Time

Bring non-perishable canned or boxed food to Temple every time you come. Donation table is in the upper lobby.

Month Recipient
October  Masbia in Rego Park (Kosher Tuna & Pasta especially needed)
November  7th Day Adventist Church Food Pantry in Jackson Heights
December  7th Day Adventist Church Food Pantry in Jackson Heights
January 7th Day Adventist Church Food Pantry in Jackson Heights
February 7th Day Adventist Church Food Pantry in Jackson Heights
March Masbia in Rego Park (Matzah and Kosher Grape Juice)
April 7th Day Adventist Church Food Pantry in Jackson Heights
May 7th Day Adventist Church Food Pantry in Jackson Heights
June Forest Hills Interfaith Food Drive

 

Non-Food Donations

All Year Tzedakah in the Sanctuary to Hunger Organizations
November Men’s Clothing for Midnight Run on November 19
April Toiletries to Homeless Students

 

 Volunteer to Distribute Collected Food

Bring collected food to Food Pantries for Donation on Sunday mornings
Contact Jane Pinkett at socialaction@rtfh.org

 

Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen

Queens Community House Food Pantry in Forest Hills
Last Wednesday of each month 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. or 6:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Contact Jane Pinkett at socialaction@rtfh.org

 

HUC Soup Kitchen at 1 W. 4th Street, Manhattan
Monday, November 28 at 4:15 p.m.
ToFHY/Teen event for any 8th-12th Grader
Contact Julie Smelansky at jsmelansky@rtfh.org

 

 Masbia Soup Kitchen in Forest Hills
Spring 2017

 

Programs

River Fund
Wednesday, October 19 at 7:30 p.m.
The River Fund in Queens is an organization that creates innovative ways to fight hunger, homelessness, and poverty throughout our City. Join us for a special program

 

Food Day
Monday, October 24
Join in nationwide events at www.foodday.org
Special learning in each grade of Religious School on Sunday, October 23

 

Midnight Run
Saturday, November 19

Afternoon  Sort clothes and prep food – Great for 4th-7th grade, teens, and
Evening  Donate to the homeless in Manhattan – Great for teens and adults

Contact Gina Drangel at socialaction@rtfh.org

 

Mitzvah Day
Saturday, April 1 all day
Programs, educational workshops, and volunteer activities for all ages as the whole Temple family helps the community
To help plan Mitzvah Day, contact Jacob Gold at socialaction@rtfh.org

 

Blood Drive
Saturday, April 1, all day
Donate blood and save lives as part of Mitzvah Day

 

Watch for special speakers to be announced throughout the year!