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Current Community Needs

It doesn't take a lot of money to make a difference. Listed below are current community needs in the amount of $100 (or less). If you have any questions or to make a donation, please contact Beatrice Fine or log in to DonorCentral to give through your Donor Advised Fund.

  • $100 will allow multiple attendees to participate in a house BBYO Chapter Program.
  • A gift of $100 to Chabad House of Overland Park will provide Simcha Bags to 20 area seniors.
  • $100 helps Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy provide updated educational software for students or financial help to an Upper School family having difficulty paying for the Jewish Heritage Trip or the Civil Rights Trip.
  • $50 helps Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy Middle & Upper class students whose families face financial challenges to purchase hot lunches in the café.
  • $50 provides resource materials for Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy students with learning difficulties.
  • $36 assists Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy in purchasing new library books for the Lower School children.
  • $100 allows Jewish Experiences (a collaboration of The J and Jewish Federation) to have 10 coffee conversations with Jewish community members to learn more about how they want to connect and get involved in our Jewish community.
  • $100 covers the tuition for a student under the age of 45 for Jewish Experiences' new curriculum called IYUN, which creates community through Jewish education.
  • $100 sponsors two Jewish Experiences Lunch N’ Learns for 20+ Jewish communal professionals.
  • $100 sponsors the annual Hanukkah donut giveaway, done by Jewish Experiences, for those on Campus during the week of Hanukkah as a way to connect to community members during the holiday.
  • $100 sponsors one JSU club meeting at a local public school.
  • Through Kansas City Meals on Wheels, $72 provides meals and visits for a senior for a week, providing much needed food and companionship.
  • $100 pays for Midwest Center for Holocaust Education to assemble and deliver ten gift bags to local Holocaust survivors to mark Rosh Hashanah. MCHE anticipates delivering 82 bags this year.
  • Through Midwest Center for Holocaust Education, $100 purchases 10 From the Heart books – featuring profiles of 52 local survivors and Holocaust refugees – to gift to a community or school group of your choice.
  • $100 allows five students to participate in one of Mizzou Hillel's Jewish Cooking Club programs, where they will learn new skills and kosher food requirements, and connect with the history and culture of Jewish foods as part of a hands-on experience.
  • $100 provides seven students with a new student welcome kit, including information on how to connect to Mizzou Hillel's holiday and learning programs, as well as an assortment of practical dorm and school necessities such as a water bottle, hand sanitizer, magnet, and pens.
  • A gift of $75 will provide a scholarship for one teen to attend a regional NCSY Shabbaton.
  • $100 will sponsor a Saturday Shabbat Kiddush for residents at Village Shalom.
  • $100 provides the Village Shalom Flower Club with fresh cut flowers for their monthly gathering. They make about 15 bouquets and share with other residents who don’t attend but love to receive flowers.
  • $100 supports ten additional team t-shirts for the Village Shalom Spikers for their weekly chair volleyball matches. They've had several new players join the Spikers and would like to “outfit” them with team spirit.
  • $100 provides Village Shalom’s Wellness Center with 3 armless stackable chairs for exercise classes. The armless chairs allow unrestricted, full range of motion participation. They are seeking 20 chairs total.


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