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1185 Sheridan Road, Glencoe, IL 60022847.835.0724

OPPORTUNITIES TO BETTER OUR WORLD


Tikkun Olam, “Repairing the World,” is possible even from home!

 

 Please send photos of you and your family doing good for others to Rabbi Ryan Daniels: 

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New Opportunities

 

Beth Emet Soup Kitchen

Volunteer to provide meals to food insecure individuals at the Beth Emet Soup kitchen. You can package meals onsite, prepare food or prepare food at home and deliver to the soup kitchen. Advance signup is necessary. To sign up or ask questions, contact Brooke Hazan, our NSCI Beth Emet Soup Kitchen Liaison.

 

Non-Perishable Food Collection for The Ark

Help stock The ARK’s food pantry by donating kosher, non-perishable food. Please bring donations to NSCI’s Administrative Office outer lobby during regular business hours (Mon-Thurs, 9am-5pm and Fri, 9am-4pm). Call ahead to let us know you’re coming: (847) 835-0724. 

 

Ongoing Opportunities

 

We're Always Collecting Stuff!

While we host special in-kind collections during specific months throughout the year, we are always collecting toiletries for The Night Ministry, kosher non-perishable food for The Ark and children’s books, toys and clothing for Cradles to Crayons. Call ahead to let us know you’re coming: 847-835-0724.

 

Family Promise Chicago North Shore needs our help!

Most needed right now is Clorox/Lysol cleaning supplies, paper towels, water bottles and baby wipes. Additionally, they are in need of $25 gift cards for Jewel and Target. Donations can be dropped off at their Evanston Center (1417 Hinman Ave, Evanston), Monday-Saturday from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. After being buzzed into the church building, please leave donations on the front marble table marked "Family Promise." If you bring gift cards, please phone first so that a member of the Family Promise staff can meet you at the door: (847) 475-4500. Questions or need help getting your donations to Evanston? Call Ann Weisberg at (847) 254-0579. 

 

Additonally, please help provide meals to our Family Promise guests until we can once again welcome them into our congregational homes. You're invited to prepare a home-cooked meal or support our local restaurants and have food delivered to the Day Center where they are currently staying. And if you'd like, you're welcome to bring your own family and enjoy a socially-distanced meal together.

There are many opportunities, please click here to sign up.

 

 

 

Love Your Neighbor:  Ways To Help on Your Own 

 

Donate to NSCI’s Feed the Homeless Fund to provide meals to Fourth Presbyterian Church’s Meals Ministry. A $6 donation provides a catered meal for 1 guest.

 

Help Family Promise Chicago North Shore provide hotel rooms and food for families experiencing temporary homelessness. Click HERE to donate. (Volunteer information for 2023 coming soon.)

 

Fund Cradles to Crayons’ efforts to provide much needed diapers, school supplies, hygiene items and other essentials to Chicago’s children. Click HERE to donate. 

 

Donate blood and platelets with the American Red Cross (HERE) or NorthShore University HealthSystem (HERE) to help ensure blood is available for those who might need it.

Tue, February 7 2023 16 Sh'vat 5783