Send a thank you letter or picture to a service person/people. Wondering what to write? Where to send it to? Please click here.
Daughters of Israel
Attention: Eve Goldberg
1155 Pleasant Valley Way,
West Orange, NJ 07052
Jewish Federation Plaza
Please scan your letters or drawings and email them to Sarah Diamond
Do you have a relative or friend in a different nursing home? Please feel free to reach out to them, too!
Phone and Zoom calls
Call or FaceTime your grandparents, relatives, friends who are also stuck at home.
Phone or facetime a friend from school, camp, your neighborhood and share a smile.
Set up a Zoom call with a Holocaust survivor. Please email Mrs. Elisa Schenker, Upper School Guidance Counselor, to arrange a call.
Videos that bring happiness to others!
Our Community Service Club leaders, Maya Soudry (‘21) and Emma Biegelman (‘21) are collecting videos of students singing, dancing, playing an instrument and sharing their talents. All videos will be compiled into a weekly message for senior citizens. Please email Maya with your submissions.
Looking for more? Check the Foundation of Kindness website for many more ideas of how to support local and other communities.
Do you have gloves, masks, hand sanitizer, paper towels that you are able to donate? If so, the West Orange Police and Fire departments are collecting these items every day between 10am-6pm at the West Orange Fire Department, Station #5, 25 Mt. Pleasant Place, West Orange (just behind Metropolitan Plant Exchange) in the rear of the building.
Jewish Family Services - pick up prescriptions, deliver Passover/Shabbat care packages to Holocaust survivors and isolated, frail seniors in the community. Please email GOA Parent and JFS Director of Volunteer Services, Suzy Bermanfor more information.