MARGATE — Much more than 100 baggage of foodstuff have been donated for Jewish Family Service of Atlantic and Cape May perhaps Counties’ High Holiday getaway selection.
The meals was donated by associates of the community, as nicely as customers of Beth El Synagogue, Congregation Beth Israel, Shirat Hayam and Temple Beth Shalom, in accordance to a news release from the non-financial gain.
“During this time, the JFS Meals Pantry has found a substantial surge in requests. With generous donations from our local community, we had been able to gather wholesome foodstuff and that is impressive,” reported Vanessa Smith, JFS Volunteer Providers Supervisor. “No boy or girl or family members really should have to go without the need of a meal and these donations will help dietary supplement the pantry.”
There has been an 80% improve in requests this yr for non-perishables and basic essentials from the pantry, in accordance to the launch. Donations included peanut butter, jelly, hearty soups, canned tuna, cereal, rice, pasta, vegetables, macaroni and cheese, paper goods and far more.
“Our pantry is a properly-recognised and crucial resource for persons and households. The generosity of our group customers lets us to carry on to serve hundreds each year,” claimed Andrea Steinberg, JFS Chief Government Officer. “As a group spouse, we want to be certain that we have the goods our purchasers want when they stop by JFS and that’s why collections like the Superior Holiday Foods Push are so crucial.”