Congregation Shir Chadash is excited to announce that it has partnered with the Bethune Transitional Center whose mission is to provide support services for all students currently experiencing homelessness to ensure personal and academic success.
Rabbi Karen Isenberg of Congregation Shir Chadash in Lakewood believes that as a vibrant center of Jewish life in our community and in order to fulfill our purpose as a synagogue, we must do our part in improving the world. In doing so we will be collecting necessary items to help these children. We are asking the greater community to help support this mission.
Some of the items we are collecting are Backpacks, Glue Sticks, Colored pencils, Markers, Erasers (durable pink), Post-it notes, Loose-leaf college ruled paper, Highlighters, Lined spinal notebooks, Pencils, Folders (2 pocket), Hard pencil/supply boxes, Notebook dividers, Small pencil sharpeners, Shampoo/conditioner, Soap (liquid & bar), Lotion, Anti-bacterial wipes, Lip balm (for dry weather), deodorant, Supermarket Gift Cards, Fast Food Gift Cards.
Clothing: Fallas Paredes/Factory 2-U Gift Cards-Locations
3220 Anaheim Street, L.B., CA & 5450 Cherry Ave., L.B. CA
Uniform pants, uniform shirts (white collared) Uniform colored jackets (any color for non-uniform school sites), Uniform colored sweatshirts (any color for non-uniform school sites), P.E. uniforms, socks.
Please call the synagogue office at 562-429-0715 to be sure someone will be there for you to drop off your generous donation. Congregation Shir Chadash is located at 6440 Del Amo Blvd., Lakewood, CA 90713.