Though in-person programming has been on pause, tikkun olam hasn’t. Moishe House community builders have been hard at work safely helping their communities however they can. Check out their latest efforts below!
Moishe House Rome
Give What You Can, Take What You Need
MH Rome residents placed three baskets across different points in the city where people can either take or leave goods. Community members who live near the different locations also keep an eye on the baskets and send pictures to the residents so they can keep track of the participation.
Moishe House Sydney
Cooking for the Homeless
MH Sydney prepared a meal of fish and rice to distribute to the homeless population through a local initiative called One Meal – It Makes a Difference.
Moishe House Be’er Sheva
MH Be’er Sheva partnered with local organizations One Heart and Ha-Reshet to help vulnerable populations. The community has helped by distributing food boxes to the needy, buying medication for the elderly, distributing flowers to Holocaust survivors, and more.
Moishe House Jerusalem
Local Produce Pick-Up Point
MH Jerusalem worked with local farmers to set up a distribution point for fresh fruits and vegetables, keeping the community healthy with local food and helping the farmers’ business during these challenging times.
Moishe House NYC – Williamsburg
Card Making for Essential Workers
MH NYC – Williamsburg called on their community to join them over Zoom to make cards for essential workers. The cards thank and encourage these heroes for their hard work and dedication.
Moishe House NYC – Park Slope
In an effort to support local artists as much as they can, MH NYC – Park Slope commissioned House alum Ashley to teach a monthly calligraphy workshop for their community. In May, the theme was making cards for Mother’s Day and for essential workers.
Moishe House Atlanta – Toco Hills
Mindfulness in the Garden
MH Atlanta – Toco Hills partnered with Repair the World to do a meditation and movement program to support community members in need of an escape and some mindfulness. A House alum led the class!
Moishe House Barcelona
Since the start of lockdown in their city, MH Barcelona has offered to help neighbors in need with their grocery shopping and other errands.