Salt-roasted beets with arugula, spiced pecans, chevre and citronette. Locally sourced, artisan charcuterie and vegan sweets. Daring cocktails from adventurous mixologists. Fundraising never tasted so good.
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Twenty-seven years ago, a group of five young Jewish professionals decided to turn December 25 on its ear, trading General Tso’s and Top Gun for a giant day of coordinated community service.
At Passover, when “all who are hungry” are invited to join us at the Seder table, it’s a good time to think about the hungry in our nation. Could you eat on $4.50 a day?
Last March, 40 volunteers at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington got together, assembly-line style, and transformed 4,000 slices of cheese and 125 loaves of bread into 1,000 sandwiches for the homeless. It took just two hours to get the job done, and volunteers had a blast. Just as riveting as the service, however,…
In the DC area, there are plenty of volunteer opportunities to fight hunger in our community—and plenty of need, too. Whether you donate food or your time, every effort makes a difference.