Feed the Community
TEEN FEED: Join us the fifth Monday of a month (almost every other month) for Teen Feed. The task force serves a hot, nutritious meal to 30-60 homeless youth as part of an interfaith coalition. Our team is divided into a cooking team and a serving/cleaning team. Each shift is approximately 2 hours long, starting at 4:30 pm and ending around 8:30 pm. We meet in the University Lutheran Church on the corner of 16th Ave. NE and NE 50th Street.Next Teen Feed: Wednesday, September 25 (date change due to Rosh Hashana)
Contact: Joan Lite Miller
We need a couple more people to work this Teen Feed 9/25 for the second shift from 6:30 till approximately 8:30 pm!
FOOD DRIVES: At least once a year, the Social Action Committee (in partnership with the CBS religious school) collects needed food items for Jewish Family Service. Check back on this page to find out dates and specific items requested!
Passover Food Drive for Jewish Family Service (through April 1, 2019)
Chametz Food and Toiletries Drive (April 1-17, 2019)
JFS Community-Wide Food Drive
September 29 – October 20, 2019. Last day to donate at Beth Shalom is Yom Kippur, October 9, 2019
WHAT TO BUY: Canned Goods (Low Sodium), Grains & Pastas, Proteins (Tuna & Peanut Butter), Toiletries
NO GLASS CONTAINERS • NO OPENED PACKAGES • NO EXPIRED FOOD
Food Sort: October 20 • Learn more at jfsseattle.org/food-drive
The Alternative Food Bank Project at the Northwest Detention Center
There is a new effort to connect families who are currently experiencing food insecurity due to the detention of a family member at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma.
Beth Shalom will be collecting items for this food bank from October 10-October 29, 2019. More information on requested items to come!
LAKE CITY MEALS: Join us the third Sunday of every month as we bring prepared meals and feed our neighbors in Lake City. 5:00 p.m. is drop-off and set-up; 5:30-6:30 p.m. is meal service. You can participate by just providing a meal (10-12 servings) and dropping it off and/or you can stay help set-up and serve.
Next Lake City Meals: Sunday, September 15, 2019
Contact: Julie Klein.