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Wednesday 10/04/2017
Jewish community organizes relief efforts for Puerto Rico
Posted: October 04, 2017

With Puerto Rico still reeling from the devastation left by Hurricane Maria, Valley residents and Jewish organizations are working together to help the beleaguered island.

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Wednesday 08/09/2017
From strangers to friends thanks to a local nonprofit
Posted: August 09, 2017

When Suzanne Fuchs first arrived at Shirley Kaiser’s doorstep about two years ago, she was pleasantly surprised to see a mezuzah affixed to the doorpost.

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Wednesday 07/19/2017
Arizona Talking Book Library maintains the joys of reading
Posted: July 19, 2017

For most people, reading a book or magazine is an easy activity, but for those who are visually impaired or physically limited, reading can be an impossible task.

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Wednesday 07/05/2017
Duet offers a variety of support groups for caregivers
Posted: July 05, 2017

The interfaith organization Duet: Partners in Health & Aging, provides a number of support groups across the Valley to caregivers that are specific to their needs.

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Children in need seek Jewish day school scholarships
Posted: July 05, 2017

About 75 children who attended local Jewish day schools last year received a supplemental scholarship from the Jewish Day School Scholarship Fund, but with tuition rates rising, more funds will be needed.

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Wednesday 06/28/2017
Volunteers needed for upcoming Operation Back to School Chandler
Posted: June 28, 2017

The City of Chandler Diversity Office and its community partners are seeking volunteers for Operation Back to School Chandler, a back-to-school donation drive that will take place 7-11 a.m. Saturday, July 22, at Chandler High School, 350 N. Arizona Ave.

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Caregiver mentor program seeks volunteers
Posted: June 28, 2017

Duet: Partners in Health & Aging, a nonprofit interfaith organization, will hold a training session for its caregiver-to-caregiver mentor program noon-4 p.m. Monday, July 3, at Church of the Beatitudes, 555 W. Glendale Ave., Phoenix.

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Social entrepreneur program names new fellows
Updated: June 30, 2017 - 5:31 pm

Valley Beit Midrash (VBM) has announced the third cohort for its Start Me Up! fellowship program, which encourages Jewish social entrepreneurs up to age 45 to bring innovative ideas to the Valley’s Jewish community.

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