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JFS Pantry Van "pop-up" at CRJ block party

 

August 26, 2022

The JFS Pantry Van loaded with donated items.

On Sunday, Aug. 14th, the The JFS Orlando Pantry Van made a special appearance at the Congregation of Reform Judaism's Welcome Back Block Party.

"Our congregation appreciates the JFS Pantry Van pop-up for literally bringing the mitzvah of tzedakah onto our campus," said Rabbi Steve Engel. "Meeting people where they are and building partnerships like the one between JFS and CRJ is what our community needs more of."

Members filled the van with generously donated items most needed by JFS clients, totaling 286 lbs. of baby diapers, formula, and so much more.

"I was so proud to see my fellow c...



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