Congregation Sha'are Shalom provides our congregants with various opportunities for "tikkun olam", in keeping with a commitment to live a Jewish life by helping to repair the world. Social Action activities at Congregation Sha'are Shalom center around various programs on behalf of the congregation locally, nationally, and globally, as well as in support of CSS members.
Donations Due December 2
Help CSS Sisterhood fulfill our obligation to sponsor two families for the Loudoun Abused Women's Shelter (LAWS) this holiday season!
There are still several items remaining on our gift lists. Please help to make someone's holiday season happier if you can!
Donations are due by Monday, December 2. There is a bin in the lobby of CSS for drop off of donations. Note that all items should be UNWRAPPED.
LAWS appreciates the generosity of all CSS members this holiday season!
Contact Rochelle Myers at email@example.com or 703-867-9096 with questions. Thanks!17th - Sunday the 24th.
Loudoun Homeless Shelter Meals
Once each month we prepare and serve a complete meal to the families currently housed at the shelter. Please watch for the monthly reminder and Signup Genius link to contribute.
Donations Due Sunday, January 5
As you get ready for winter and bring out all the hats and mittens and heavy coats from storage, please take a moment to see if you have any gently used items that you no longer need which can be donated to those who do.
There is a bin in our lobby where you can leave your donations of new or gently used winter hats, gloves, scarves, and coats.
Thank you for your generosity.
Donations Due Sunday, December 1
Help children in Israel have a happy Purim!
Donate your old costumes to Israeli children
in need and help them celebrate with joy!
A donation bin is located in the lobby of CSS.
The costumes will be donated to "A Home for
every child" (Bayit L'kol Yeled) NGO in Israel.
A Home for Every Child (BiLY) was founded in 1975 as a partner to Israel’s government authorities responsible for the well-being of children and youth. Each year, BiLY provides emergency care and treatment to prevent and respond to neglect and abuse for some 1,700 individuals and families in crisis, at emergency facilities, childcare centers, and family homes.
To learn more, go to : bily.org.il
Night Out at AR Workshop
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Join your CSS friends for a fun and artsy night out at AR Workshop in the Village at Leesburg! Everyone is welcome to join the fun!
Some snacks will be provided, but if you'd also like to bring a snack to share, please do.
AR Workshop will provide anyone who’d like one glass of wine during the event.
So many exciting projects to choose from - including Hanukkah-themed projects!
Questions? Contact Erica Harris