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#GivingTuesday


Every year on #GivingTuesday, our agencies take the time to Give Back to organizations that support the Greater Dayton community. Through item donation drives and on-site volunteer work, JewishDayton encourages the Jewish community to learn more about our community partners and Dayton’s vital social service resources. For #GivingTuesday 2018, JewishDayton is giving back again, this time with two different events on the same day as well as two donation drives starting November 1, with item collections being accepted at the Boonshoft CJCE located in Centerville.

2018 Events:

Tuesday, November 27
Clothes That Work: JewishDayton Gives Back
10AM-Noon @ Clothes that Work (1133 Edwin C Moses Blvd. Ste 392 Dayton 45419)

Tuesday, November 27
Soup for St. Vincents: JewishDayton Gives Back
6-8PM @ The Boonshoft CJCE in Centerville (525 Versailles Dr. Centerville 45459)

2018 Donation Drives:

Homefull works to end homelessness by providing housing, services, advocacy, and education. They offer a comprehensive continuum of care and services in Montgomery County designed to help people help themselves. Join #JewishDayton in giving back to Homefull by collecting the following items that are important for people transitioning out of homelessness:
Toilet paper, Toilet cleaner, Laundry detergent, Cleaning supplies, Paper towels

FLOC (For Love Of Children) provides financial, educational, and advocacy support to youth throughout the Greater Dayton Area. They serve children from ages newborn to 18 throughout the community. FLOC volunteers are passionate about caring for neglected and abused children, children in foster care, and children in need of community resource. Join #JewishDayton in giving back to FLOC by collecting the following items that are in high need for tweens & teens:
Ear buds/headphones, Headbands/scrunchies, nail polish, skin care face masks, eye shadow, fuzzy socks, pj pants & sweaters, athletic leggings, hoodies, windbreakers, athletic socks, cologne, phone cases, portable chargers, Hot/Cold cups with lids, Backpacks, Family games/Board games, Puzzles

Jewish Observer

New gene therapy trial in Dayton offers hope for children with Canavan

Parents’ tenacity moves mountains to improve children’s quality of life By Marshall Weiss, The Dayton Jewish Observer In an operating room at Dayton Children’s Hospital on April 8, 4-year-old Benny Landsman of Brooklyn, N.Y. received the first new clinical trial of an FDA-approved gene therapy for Canavan disease. Neurosurgeon Dr. The post New gene therapy trial in Dayton offers hope for children with Canavan appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Keeping our community connected for a quarter century

By Marshall Weiss, Editor and Publisher, The Dayton Jewish Observer When the Jewish Federation hired me in January 1996 to start a Jewish newspaper for the Dayton area — with the first issue out in time for Passover — two widely-cited industry figures weighed heavily on me: nine out of The post Keeping our community connected for a quarter century appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

Virtual tour, discussion of Americans and the Holocaust exhibit

In November 1938, following Nazi Germany’s Kristallnacht attacks on Jews, their property, businesses, and synagogues, a Gallup poll asked Americans if they approved or disapproved of the Nazi treatment of Jews in Germany. Ninety-four percent disapproved, six percent approved. When asked, “Should we allow a larger number of Jewish exiles The post Virtual tour, discussion of Americans and the Holocaust exhibit appeared first on The Dayton Jewish Observer. [...]

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