JFSA is grateful for the overwhelming support from individuals, families and community organizations this year who have ensured that Hannukah is special for those in need.

For many of the listed below, it has been an annual tradition; for others, we hope the first of many more! Because of your hard work and kindness, our clients will have a more joyful holiday this year.Todah Rabah!

One person’s candle is a light for many – Talmud

Congregation Beth Israel Hebrew School – collection of 40+ bags of nutritious canned food
Congregation Beth Tikvah Sunday School – gift certificates for teens
Congregation Schara Tzedeck “Families that Give” Project – 75+ gift bags with items to celebrate Hannukah.  In addition, gift certificates for families with children
Jewish Community Centre – canned food and tzedakah collection at their Hanukkah party, Dec 2
JCC Torah High Teens – winter clothing and food drive
National Council of Jewish Women – donation through Operation Dressup (provides clothing)
Or Shalom Tikkun Olam Committee – collection of oil for Food Bank clients
Richmond Jewish Day School – socks collection
Temple Sholom Religious School – wrapped Hannukah gifts for kids
Temple Sholom Sisterhood Knitting Club – hats and scarves for all ages
Vancouver Hebrew Academy Students – 150 handmade cards
Vancouver Talmud Torah K2 Class – pyjamas and books
Vancouver Talmud Torah Grade 6 Class – warm clothing drive
Vancouver Talmud Torah School – apple sauce and oil drive
Special mentions:
Rachel Cantor and Leah Serlin – for their B’nei Mitzvah Project they collected over 150 Hannukah gifts for youth (age 11-17) from their friends. These include gift cards, sweatshirts, gloves, hats and scarves, books, make up, games, art supplies and more
Max and Naomi Dodek, aged 7 and 8 – baking cookies for Jewish Food Bank clients
And all our generous donors who made a cash donation to provide support during this special time of year! 
Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information.  We apologize for any errors or omissions.

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