Archive for : Houston

With Houston still suffering, Jewish groups step up hurricane relief efforts

This article originally appeared in the JTA on March 22, 2018.

By Ben Harris

Avram Mandell is no stranger to disaster zones. As the founding director of Tzedek America, a Los Angeles-based social justice group that runs relief trips for Jewish teenagers, Mandell helped out in New Orleans in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in the wake of a devastating 2016 flood.

So he was hardly surprised on a recent trip to the Houston area with 15 California teenagers to discover floodwater still in homes six months after Hurricane Harvey decimated the area.

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2.12.18 US Nonprofit News

This article originally appeared in Philanthropy Journal News on February 12, 2018.

By D. Muelle.

News about grants, gifts

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New Coalition of Jewish Groups Urges Continued Hurricane Relief for Houston Jewish Community

This article originally appeared in the 5 Towns Jewish Times on February 9, 2018.

By JNS.org

JNS.org – A new coalition of national Jewish organizations has issued a call to other Jewish communal groups across the United States to send volunteers to support the still-urgent recovery needs in Houston following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey last August.

The Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service, which includes BBYO, Hillel International, JDC Entwine, Moishe House, OneTable, Repair the World, and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, has partnered with the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston on #ActNowHouston.

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New Coalition of Jewish Organizations Urges Continued Relief for Houston Jewish Community

This article originally appeared on Sephardic.Org February 8, 2018.

(JNS) A new coalition of national Jewish organizations has issued a call to other Jewish communal groups across the United States to send volunteers to support the still-urgent recovery needs in Houston following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey last August.

The Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service, which includes BBYO, Hillel International, JDC Entwine, Moishe House, OneTable, Repair the World, and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, has partnered with the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston on #ActNowHouston.

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Houston still needs help five months after Hurricane Harvey. National Jewish groups team to assist.

This article originally appeared in St. Louis Jewish Light on February 7, 2018.

By JTA

(JTA) — A new coalition of national Jewish organizations is mobilizing to send groups to help Houston with urgent and ongoing recovery needs in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

The Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service was founded to mobilize for Houston, which remains in need of recovery support five months after the devastating hurricane that dumped more than four feet of rain on the Texas city over four days in August.

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Houston still needs help five months after Hurricane Harvey. National Jewish groups team up to assist.

This article originally appeared in Savannah Jewish Federation on February 7, 2018.

By JTA

(JTA) — A new coalition of national Jewish organizations is mobilizing to send groups to help Houston with urgent and ongoing recovery needs in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

The Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service was founded to mobilize for Houston, which remains in need of recovery support five months after the devastating hurricane that dumped more than four feet of rain on the Texas city over four days in August.

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New Coalition of Jewish Groups Urges Continued Hurricane Relief for Houston Jewish Community

This article originally appeared on The Algemeiner on February 8, 2018.

By JNS.org

JNS.org – A new coalition of national Jewish organizations has issued a call to other Jewish communal groups across the United States to send volunteers to support the still-urgent recovery needs in Houston following the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey last August.

The Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service, which includes BBYO, Hillel International, JDC Entwine, Moishe House, OneTable, Repair the World, and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, has partnered with the Jewish Federation of Greater Houston on #ActNowHouston.

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Houston still needs help five months after Hurricane Harvey. National Jewish groups team to assist.

This article originally appeared in Cleveland Jewish News on February 8, 2018.

By JTA

A new coalition of national Jewish organizations is mobilizing to send groups to help Houston with urgent and ongoing recovery needs in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

The Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service was founded to mobilize for Houston, which remains in need of recovery support five months after the devastating hurricane that dumped more than four feet of rain on the Texas city over four days in August.

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Jewish groups send aid to Houston as city struggles to recover

This post originally appeared in Arutz Sheva on February 8, 2018.

By JTA

JTA – A new coalition of national Jewish organizations is mobilizing to send groups to help Houston with urgent and ongoing recovery needs in the wake of Hurricane Harvey.

The Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service was founded to mobilize for Houston, which remains in need of recovery support five months after the devastating hurricane that dumped more than four feet of rain on the Texas city over four days in August.

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Ongoing Urgency to Aid Houston Recovery Prompts #ActNowHouston

This article originally appeared in My Social Good News on February 7, 2018.

By Api Podder

Leadership Coalition for Jewish Service issues call with Jewish Federation of Greater Houston

Initiative builds pipeline for hundreds of groups, thousands of individuals, to sign up from Synagogues, Schools, Youth Groups, Community Centers, Federations, more

TO SIGN UP A GROUP: GO NOW TO werepair.org/act-now-houston

No Cost for Group Service Programs; Limited Funds Available to Defray Group Travel Expenses

Washington, DC — A new coalition of national Jewish organizations, including BBYO, Hillel International, JDC Entwine, Moishe House, OneTable, Repair the World and the Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, has issued a call to Jewish community organizations across the U.S. to send groups to support the still-urgent recovery needs in Houston following the devastation of Hurricane Harvey five months ago.

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