"Share your bread with the hungry,
When you see the naked, clothe them.
Do not ignore your kin."
-- Isaiah, Yom Kippur Haftorah
You are invited to contribute to a Berkeley Jewish community-wide clothing and grooming supplies collection during the month of Elul (8/30 – 9/27). All donations will be distributed to the Women's Daytime Drop-In Center in Berkeley.
Needed clothing items: New and used undergarments and outerwear for teenage boys, adult women and pre-school aged children. Used items should be clean and donated only after washing.
Needed grooming supplies: New toothbrushes, toothpaste, and dental floss. Diapers size 4, 5, and 6. These items are in high-demand.
Drop Off at Community Partner Locations
(The items above can be dropped off at the following locations during their business hours.
Please contact the centers directly for days and hours of operation.)
- Urban Adamah – 1050 Parker Street
- East Bay Moishe House – contact email@example.com for address
- Congregation Beth Israel – 1630 Bancroft Way
- JCC East Bay – 1414 Walnut Street
"It is not up to you to complete the work,
but neither are you free to refrain from doing it."