Social Action Committee - Performing a Mitzvah, One Family At A Time
"Deeds of giving are the very foundations of the world."
Pirke Avot 1:2
The Temple Sinai Social Action Committee is a very active part of our temple, below are just a few ways we give.
Our "Giving Tree" is set up annually in the lobby of the Temple with "wish cards" hanging from the branches. Each card represents a child's list of 3-4 toys, games or DVD's they would like to receive. Congregants may select any card(s) with which wishes they would like to fulfill. When a card is selected, members will record each one in the book provided. Unwrapped gifts should be returned to the office, with the gift card attached so we can identify which family and child the gift is for. Anonymity is protected.
On a designated day, all of the gifts are delivered to JFS to be distributed to the families. It is a wonderful mitzvah and a feel good project that everyone rallies around. Please contact Eileen Bellsey-Levin at 702-334-1444 with any questions regarding donations or gift cards.
High Holy Days Food Drive: The collection of groceries between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is a great success. Due to the generosity of our congregants, we were able to deliver 850 pounds of food to Jewish Family Services for distribution to families in need.
Coat & Blanket Drive: This collaboration between our Social Action committee and Religious School is designed to keep families in need during the winter warm. To accomplish this, we gather new and gently used cold weather items including coats, sweaters and blankets for donation to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission.