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Families Get Into the Act

Light up your holiday season with the act of giving.  You’ll find that going out of your way for others is the best gift.  No matter what holiday you celebrate, this is the perfect time of year to teach children to think of those who are less fortunate than themselves. For Hannukah, pick at least one day to give your children the opportunity to go shopping for another child who is underprivileged.  Reach out to a shelter or contact your school’s guidance counselor and inquire if there is a wish list for a family in need.  Take the time to […]


The Mitzvah Food Project

The Mitzvah Food Project 2100 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19143 Contact: Deirdre Mulligan, Food Project Manager, 215-832-0509, foodproject@jfgp.org Many members of Greater Philadelphia’s Jewish Community face food insecurity. In fact, approximately 11,300 Jewish individuals in the region live with the threat of hunger and/or malnutrition. On a larger scale, nearly 3 out of 10 Philadelphians live below the federal poverty line, where a scarcity of nutritious food often undermines their overall health and well-being. The Jewish Federation’s Mitzvah Food Project addresses hunger and malnutrition by providing nutritious food and basic staples in a caring and dignified manner to individuals and […]