Tag Archives: JRA

Mitzvah Projects that Touched my Daughter’s Heart

Mitzvah Projects that Touched my Daughter’s Heart My daughter, Lily Warkow began her Jewish education at Temple Sinai’s Ann Newman Preschool and continued with Temple Sinai’s religious school.  She has also traveled to Israel with 20 of her extended family members. Lily loves to be active and has loads of energy!  Her passions include competition cheerleading, travel soccer and dance. For her upcoming Bat Mitzvah, she chose two Mitzvah projects that would touch her personally and where she could make a direct impact. Lily has always loved dogs and she found a mitzvah project where she could help dogs who may […]


Mazel Tov on their Bar Mitzvah

The Jewish Relief Agency is celebrating its Bar Mitzvah year and you’re invited to join the celebration!  Founded in September 2000 with just 3 volunteers, 1 van and 19 recipient families, JRA is now the largest hunger relief agency serving the Philadelphia Jewish community.  One Sunday each month, 750-1000+ volunteers of all ages, backgrounds and abilities come together to pack and then deliver boxes of fresh produce and nonperishable kosher pantry items to over 3,200 low-income households in Bucks, Montgomery, Philadelphia, Delaware and Chester counties.  Volunteers range in age from 18 months to nearly 100 and JRA has experience working […]


Jewish Relief Agency (JRA)

Jewish Relief Agency (JRA)225 E City AveSuite 210, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004 Contact: Maddy Levine-Wolf (610) 660-0190 volunteering@jewishrelief.org Jewish Relief Agency serves over 6,000 diverse low-income individuals across Greater Philadelphia by relieving hunger, improving lives, and strengthening our community. Through JRA’s B’nai Mitzvah program, individuals will participate in ten hours of service. Participants will pack boxes of food and deliver to individuals in need at three of JRA’s Monthly Food Distributions. To supplement the service project, individuals can decorate birthday cards for JRA recipients, hold a kosher canned tuna or toiletry drive or customize the project with a staff member for […]