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Communities In Need

COMMUNITIES IN NEED

Rooted in our mission is the understanding of our Jewish identity, the appreciation of human diversity, and a commitment to tikkun olam, repairing the world. Below is a list of resources to help communities in need.

HAITI DISASTER RELIEF FUND
The recent deadly earthquake in Haiti, coupled with heavy rain and wind from Tropical Storm Grace, has caused overwhelming devastation. UJA-Federation of New York’s partners are on the ground in Haiti providing emergency aid. 100% of funds will be used for disaster relief in Haiti. Click here to donate now and support critical relief efforts and help save lives.


PROJECT WARMTH EMERGENCY HEATING ASSISTANCE
Are you behind on heating payments? Is your oil tank on low or empty? Have you recently received a disconnection notice? Project Warmth can help! Call United Way of Long Island’s 211 Information and Referral Center, 1.888.774.7633, Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm for information. For more information, visit 211longisland.org.


JEWISH CLIMATE ACTION NETWORK
The Jewish Climate Action Network (JCAN), mobilizes communities to take leadership in climate campaigns through education and reducing carbon footprints. SJJCC is a member of the New York chapter. For more information on JCAN, click here.


RESOURCES

Susan Berman

VP Community Engagement

(516) 484-1545 x202

Susan received a master’s from Touro College and is an experienced community organizer with high impact volunteer engagement in the greater Jewish community. Prior to joining SJJCC, Susan was working…

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