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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

Upcoming Events

Dec 07

Intro to Judaism Virtual Class

December 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dec 08

JCRC Action Committee Meeting

December 8 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dec 16

JFGD Board Meeting

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Dec 17

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