About Helping Hands
The Helping Hands Committee provides JLEP members with opportunities to respond to immediate community needs and increases JLEP’s visibility in the community.
Recent projects include:
- Collected 244 packages of period supplies for The Period Project partnering with the National Council of Jewish Women and the Holy Trinity Episcopalian Church food pantry.
- Supported Roots & Wings by donating AirPods to their Virtual Gala silent auction and sent birthday cards enclosed with Target gift cards to help celebrate 21 young adults in need.
- Collected over $800 for Diaper Awareness Week run by Moms Helping Moms Foundation, a New Jersey Baby Supply and Diaper Bank.
- Partnered with the Emmanuel Cancer Foundation to assemble and deliver backpacks and school supplies in the fall and delivered our annual Easter baskets in the spring to pediatric cancer patients.
- Held a food drive for the Rahway Food for Friends and delivered 30 bags of pantry items.
For more information on Helping Hands, please contact our Community Service Council Director Tara Tepp at firstname.lastname@example.org.