Volunteering in a Kosher Food Bank
We salute dedicated volunteers, Rae and Manny Schane of the B'nai B'rith Tucker, Grant, Zager Stone Unit in the Great Lakes Region. Together they have logged 292 hours volunteering at Yad Ezra, a Kosher food bank in their community that supplements food for needy Jewish families.
Total: 292 hours
Sub-total: 70,741 hours
"B'nai B'rith Buddies" Teach Special Needs Children in Michigan
Volunteers in the Great Lakes Region, led by B’nai B’rith‘s Center for Community Action chair, Lila Zorn, spend time as “B'NAI B’RITH BUDDIES” at THE FRIENDSHIP CIRCLE in their community. From 9:30 – 12:00 the team "staff'" the village when schools of special needs children come to learn life lessons like crossing on the green light, shopping at a drugstore, going to the library, etc.
Volunteers choose what they would to be...a doctor, banker, manicurist, etc. and spend 2-1/2 hours meeting some of the most delightful children in the world.
Total: This year the volunteers clocked two visits each month X 2 ½ hours by 24 volunteers X 9 = 540
Sub-total: 70,114 hours
B.B.R.A.Vo. salutes individuals that help make a difference in B’nai B’rith.
JERRY OLSON – a B'nai B'rith Great Lakes Region member has given countless hours of time making memories for B’nai B’rith with his outstanding photography. We salute him for a year’s worth of service capturing the programs of B’nai B’rith and communal events on film. In addition to being present at every service project , he then shares the photos he takes for publicity and prepares a photo album for the region’s archives.
Total: 50 hours of service are added to our Hours of Service because of Jerry Olson.
Sub-total: 69,437.5 hours
Feeding the Hungry During the High Holidays
The B'nai B'rith Great Lakes Region brought the Project H.O.P.E. program to their community for the High Holidays. Volunteers purchased and packaged donated food items to be delivered to families in need in the greater-Detroit region.
This program was delivered in time for the Yom Kippur Break Fast - September 2013
Total: 30 hours by 20 volunteers
Sub-total: 455 hours
About the B.B.R.A.Vo Project
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