Tikkun Olam at TBS via Mitzvah Day!

On Dec. 13 the members of Temple Beth Sholom donated to our community:

10 birdhouses for Habitat for Humanity

350 PB & J sandwiches for the homeless and Mary’s Kitchen (pictured to below)23713286456_51532e8507_o

39 bead bracelets for the victims of domestic violence at Mercy House

29 fleece pillows for injured Israeli and Jewish American soldiers

75 handwritten letters to soldiers

26 bags of comfort items for moms at Ronald McDonald House

100 children’s gifts from the Dreidel Gifts of Light

125 bags of candy for TBS social worker’s families

36 activity books and 150 children’s books from Cookie’s Corner

150 baby caps from Knotty Sisters of TBS

20   $25 gift cards for the needy

18 hours of labor cleaning up Hart Park

Dozens of handmade peanut butter dog treats for OC Animal Shelter


All of the above doesn’t just happen without many hours of planning and many, many volunteers. Our thanks to VP Cindy Grossberg, Co-chair Shelly Wellins, Ilene Sirota, Patti Widdicombe, Melanie Pollack, Robin Kaplan, Stacey Nagel, Cheryl Escoe, Sharon Tanner & the Knots of Love Ladies, Pam and Lynn Matasserin, Soni Sanberg, Jill Weinthal, Paula Pitluk, Cindi Dubrow, Sylvia and Mark Borovay, Jack and Angela Holmes, Louise Brown, Monica Engel and the TBS staff. These wonderful volunteers could not have done it all without our terrific junior helpers!


There will be needs in 2016 and TBS will again respond. Hope you’ll join us!

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