Close to 500 students, family members, faculty, alumni, parents of alumni, and grandparents gathered together for our 5th Yom Chesed on November 5.
Participants volunteered for 17 projects taking place here in Brookline, in our greater community, and, for the second time, in Israel. The projects included: Alex's Lemonade Stand, Brookline Parks, Brookine Police, Fire and our Neighbors, Center Communities of Brookline, Children's Hospital, Friends of IDF, Gift of Life, Gittel's Kitchen, Heading Home, Hebrew Senior Life, Hope Time Cure, Jewish Family & Children's Service, Lone Soldier, Ohr Shabbat, Pantry Packers (in Israel), ROFEH, and Yachad. To see all our projects, check out our video.
Many thanks to our volunteers: Annie Aliphas, Galit Bell, Tamar Benjamin, Elka Tovah Davidoff, Merav Drory, Sivan Drory, Talia Fromer, Julie Galler, Shifra Gerber, June Gerrie, Risa Gewurz, Tova Goldring, Devorah Gopen, Claudine Grossman, Benji Hain,
Ariella Hellman, Sarit Helman, Jodi Hoffman, Elisha Huff, Tamar Katz, Miriam Kosowsky, Ilana Kruger, Chantal
Lawrence, Andrew Malkin, Scott Mattoon, Norah Mazar, Ilana Medvedovski, Robin Meyerowitz, Deb Milgram, Stef
Mishkin, Kate Missaghi, Alissa Muzin, Poly Neusner, Liz Offen, Ellen Pulda, Joanne Rose, Mike Rosenberg, Raffaella
Sadun, Jodi Saltzman, Nehi Sapir, Penina Scharf, Paula Scheer, Sharon Shapiro, Frederique Smits, Leat Storm,
Sharona Taieb, Deena Traum, Frannie Weinograd, Phillip Vedol, Karen Zar, Faun Zarge, and Sophia Zilber.
We are also grateful to our many generous sponsors: BJ’s Wholesale Club; Boston Magazine; Carvalho & Roth Orthodontics; Catering By Andrew; Cheryl Anns; El Al; Garelick Farms; Rachel and Ernest Mandel; The Mishkin Family; The Muzin Family; Rosenfeld’s; Pamela Scheinman, MD; Starbucks Brookline Village; Starbucks West Roxbury; Leat and Marshall Storm; Star Market - Brookline and Newtonville; Stop & Shop - Brighton and Brookline; Trader Joe’s - Brookline; Wegmans; Joyce and Jeremy Wertheimer; The Wolfe Family; and several other anonymous donors.