Shirat Hayam cares about community, both our immediate synagogue community as well as the community in which we live. All year long, the Caring Network provides opportunities to perform acts of lovingkindness together.
SHIRAT HAYAM COMMUNITY GARDEN
Tended by our volunteers, hundreds of pounds of produce are donated each year to the Community FoodBank of NJ, Southern Branch
ANNUAL COAT AND COLD WEATHER CLOTHING DRIVE
Items have been distributed to the Atlantic City Rescue Mission, Covenant House, Jewish Family Service, Jewish Older Adult Services, the Atlantic County Women’s Shelter
Cook and bring meals to congregants in need of short term help
THANKSGIVING support for JFS FEEDS FAMILIES
Fill a bag with items to help those in need celebrate Thanksgiving
JANUARY COLLECTION FOR THE HOMELESS
Provide help with minor repairs in the homes of seniors
BLOOD DRIVE in August
HIGH HOLIDAY FOOD DRIVE
Congregants fill the bags of groceries for the Jewish Family Service Emergency Food Pantry.
SOUP FOR THE SOUL
Volunteers prepare homemade soups to be delivered to our friends who are ill or recuperating from illness.
TASTE OF SHABBAT
Every month, 8 random congregants receive a Taste of Shabbat gift bag of challah, homemade dessert, flowers and candles. All prepared by Caring Network volunteers
CHANUKAH Candle Lighting for patients at a local hospital and for the elderly
PASSOVER FOOD DRIVE
Cans of food for the JFS Emergency Food Pantry, diapers, Passover food items