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Tu biShvat selebration

Glad to share with you pics from Tu biShvat selebration we had this Sunday for the clients from Neshama program (Adain Lo). I organized an event, where were 9 volunteers …

Saint Petersburg | Russia
MAKE FRIENDS WITH BRUSHES CAMPAIGN

In the courtyard of the Jewish Community Center, our teen volunteers ran a campaign called Make Friends with Brushes. They limewashed tree trunks to protect them from sunscald and pests. …

Melitopol | Ukraine
Visit to the Rehabilitation Centre

Today members of the Volunteer Centre have been to a special house, full of warmth and coziness. Parents, nurses and most importantly – children are always waiting for us in …

Mykolaiv | Ukraine
„Hanukah Marathon” Action

Volunteers together with wards of Hesed cooked doughnuts for Hanukah celebration according to Jewish recipe. After that they were giving them to the elderly Hesed wards. Furthermore, volunteers together with …

Vinnytsia | Ukraine
Not Alone

Project purpose: The project is focused on the communication with over-65 wards of “Hesed”, understanding of their importance in our life, provision of assistance to them in obtaining the new …

Odessa | Ukraine
The Day of Chocolate

Thanks to the Cherkasy Volunteer Community team, the last day of summer has become a Chocolate Day for our minor beneficiaries from the Children’s Cancer Center. We wanted to make …

Cherkasy | Ukraine
“What? Where? When?” Final Game

On 10 December, 2017 the final game of the year took place in our intellectual club “What? Where? When?” We also invited television viewers who sent their questions to us. …

Tashkent | Uzbekistan
«VolunteerFest»

The purpose of the Festival was to familiarize teens and children with our current and past projects, activities, ideas, plans in order to arouse their interest in volunteer activities and …

Konotop | Ukraine
Happiness because of the old ages

In Khabarovsk it took place a fair ” Happiness because of the old ages”, the money gathered was given to the gifts for the lonely elderly people from the urban …

Khabarovsk | Russia
Ecoproject

Plastic pollution is a major problem nowadays. Therefore, people think how to reuse plastic items (waste), for example, drinking straws. On Sunday, within the framework of the Ecoproject, our volunteers …

Sumy | Ukraine
Festival “Autumn Holidays” in Bishkek

These autumn holidays in the community center of Hesed Tikva decided to meet in a new format. The idea of ​​the festival was born in the volunteer group of the …

Bishkek | Kyrgyzstan
Hanukkah with teenagers

December 25 the Rostov Youth Club of the Family Center participated in a citywide event – the lighting of the Hanukkah lights of the six-metres Chanukia in Central Park. Right …

Rostov-on-Don | Russia
The Volunteer’s Ball “Revival”

Every year in the first 10 days of December a number of public organizations get together to celebrate the World Volunteer’s Day and the International Day of People with Disabilities. …

Zaporizhia | Ukraine
If Not Us, Who?

The purpose of the project called If Not Us, Who? is to provide moral support, physical assistance and the necessary help to the lonely elderly Jewish Community members. Our volunteers …

Almaty | Kazakhstan
Volunteer’s Day

On December 5, 2017 a celebration was held at the Kirovograd Regional Charity Community Jewish Centre “Hesed Shlomo” dedicated to the World Volunteer’s Day. We reviewed the work of the …

Kropyvnytskyi | Ukraine
ACTIVITIES WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE PROJECT CALLED HOLIDAY AT HOME: TU B’AV (city of Rivne) August 9, 2017

Tu B’Av is the fifteenth of the month Av. In modern times, it has become a romantic Jewish holiday, often compared to Valentine’s Day, and has been said to be …

Rivne | Ukraine
Volunteer Project “Warm House”

Within this project our volunteers arrange the meetings with the elderly members of our community. They organize the holidays and conversations. At the recent meeting the volunteers organized a holiday …

Kazan | Russia
Good Deeds Day

The annual tradition of organizing Good Deeds Day, which originates from Israel, this year came to Mogilev, too! Volunteers of the public association “Mogilev Jewish Community” organized a master class …

Mogilev | Belarus
A photo session “I am a volunteer”

On February 17 there was a photo session “I am a volunteer”. The Jewish volunteer movement will publish soon in the social networks the remarkable stories of each volunteer, supplemented …

Minsk | Belarus
“Fairy Tale on the Wall”

On December, 1, on the eve of the Day of Persons with Disabilities our volunteers came to “Dachny” sanatorium and presented a “Fairy Tale on the Wall” to the children …

Lutsk | Ukraine
Fairy-Tale Characters Depicted in Children’s Hospitals

On August 21, 2017 fairy-tale characters were depicted on the wall of the waiting room of the Kharkiv City Children’s Clinical Hospital No. 24. They were painted by our volunteers …

Kharkiv | Ukraine
“DREAM DOESN’T GROW OLD” – LEV HILOVICH

  Uncle Lyova, as we all call him in the community, is a fount of Jewish wisdom. In his home library there are many books for which he makes wooden …

Khmelnytskyi | Ukraine
Yedid

Yesterday with a new workshop we opened one more working season of “Yedid” club. We would like to thank CF “Hesed Menahem” Dnepr for the possibility to work with this …

Dnipro | Ukraine
“DREAM DOESN’T GROW OLD” – ALISA ZINOVYEVNA

  Alisa Zinovyevna’s childhood was very troubled; her family was always short of money. As she liked to play very much, she had to make toys from findings. Since then …

Poltava | Ukraine
Project “Origins of Mercy” – meeting with a psychologist

  It is difficult to understand an elderly person when you are still young and full of energy. However, when you are a volunteer, you just need to put yourself …

Chisinau | Moldova
We love Kherson

On October, 29, student volunteers from Kherson State University carried out a fancy-dress party for children from internally displaced families from Donbas.   The party took place in a hostel. …

Kherson | Ukraine
Volunteer Camp in Old Sambor

During the period from 8 to 13 August a Volunteer Camp was held in Old Sambor. Volunteers from Ukraine, Israeli, USA, Russia and Poland took part in it. The purpose …

Lviv | Ukraine
CONGRATULATION TO ELDERLY PEOPLE ON HANUKKAH

Members of the volunteers’ coordination service “Maagal” congratulated elderly people, who are the clients of Moscow Hesed, on Hanukkah. Volunteers served them with traditional doughnuts and lit candles with them. …

Moscow | Russia
DAY OF ECOLOGICAL VOLUNTEERING

Day of ecological volunteering took place in our Jewish family Center. Guests from the volunteer organization “Grant the Hope” came to see us with their favorite special pets. We thank …

Bryansk | Russia
World Volunteer’s Day

In 1985 United Nations General Assembly invited Governments from different countries to annually celebrate the 5th of December as a World Volunteers Day. Since then World Volunteers Day is yearly …

Kryvyi Rih | Ukraine
A festive event for volunteers

JCC Menora in Ekaterinburg organized a festive event for volunteers engaged in various programs: volunteers on the phone, district curators, volunteers from Volunteers League project and others. The event was …

Yekaterinburg | Russia
“Box of Courage” in Action

On December, 15 and 17 we carried out two final master-classes as a part of the project “Box of Courage”. The box will go to the operating rooms of Kiev …

Kiev | Ukraine
ANNUAL AUTOQUEST

  In the first day of Hanukkah we held the 4th annual autoquest dedicated to the festival of miracle and lights. The teams received their legends and encryptions of places …

Voronezh | Russia
Participation in the concert in Support of Stray Animals

On December, 11, our organization became a partner of the concert prepared by School of Folk Dance „Promenade” and Kolomiets Children’s Music School. At this event volunteers carried out our …

Myrhorod | Ukraine