Jconnect High Holiday Volunteer Opportunities 2013/5774
Jewish Foundation for Group Homes Sukkah-building and High Holiday Visits
Come welcome the New Year and enjoy the Holidays with JFGH residents! Sukkah building will take place at our residences during the week leading up to Sukkot, starting on Sunday, September 15. We are also seeking groups and families to join our residents to do the Sukkot blessings and enjoy our Sukkahs during the holiday - visitors are welcomed throughout the week but the prime time to come have a Sukkah party with our residents is on Sunday, September 22. Please let us know if you would like to do join us for Pizza in the Hut, Lulav Shakes, or other creative celebrations. JFGH homes are located in Gaithersburg, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring, Annandale and Reston VA. We also encourage you to invite one or more residents into your home for a Holiday dinner or lunch – transportation provided.
Charles E. Smith Life Communities High Holiday Help (Rockville)
Volunteers needed at Charles E. Smith Life Communities in Rockville to escort residents and assist during and after services for Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur at both Traditional and Reform services on the following dates: Friday 9/13, and Saturday 9/14. Volunteers are also needed to escort residents to/from services, assist during the services by turning pages for Sukkot on Thursday 9/19 and Friday 9/20 as well as Shemini Atzeret on Thursday 9/26.
These are all family-friendly & wonderful Mitzvahs! For more information about any of these opportunities, call 1-888-246-1818, or email.
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