Families Serving Together

Mark your calendars!
The Edlavitch DCJCC is excited to announce the 2017-2018 Families Serving Together line-up (below).


Families Serving Together is a program designed for school-age children and their families to participate in once-a-month volunteering. Come to one or come to all! These volunteer programs are for children of all ages and with various organizations throughout the DC Metro area. For questions, please contact Stacey Herman, Director of School-Aged Programs and Director of Inclusion and Disability Programming.

October 22: Dry meal packaging
At the EDCJCC

Help us put together dry food packages that will benefit families that struggle to put enough food on the table every week.

November 20-21: Everything But The Turkey
At the EDCJCC


Put on gloves, aprons, and hairnets and join hundreds of volunteers to prepare over 3,000 Thanksgiving meals for those in need at local community kitchens, transitional housing facilities and homeless shelters through a partnership with DC Central Kitchen. 

December 25: D25 Day of Service

Be one of 1,000 people making a difference in the lives of 10,000! We serve over 60 social service agencies throughout DC. Projects range from 2-4 hours in length and include serving meals, preparing food, visiting seniors, painting, and throwing Christmas parties.


January 15: MLK Day of Service


February 11: Care packages for homeless shelter
At the EDCJCC


One of the struggles facing people who are homeless is not having access to basic necessities such as socks, shampoo, hairbrushes, and similar items. Put together care packages that will be distributed to individuals experiencing homelessness with hygiene products.

March 25: Hunger Action
At the EDCJCC


Approximately 200,000 children are at risk of hunger in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area – 56,000 in the District alone, or 1 in 2 children. We will prepare nutritious meals at the EDCJCC that will be distributed to social service agencies around the city.

April 29: Good Deeds Day
At the EDCJCC


Join the EDCJCC and the entire Washington Jewish community, along volunteers from around the world, for this fun, annual Day of Service.

May (Date TBD): Park Clean-Up


Join us for a massive trash pick-up and park clean-up to help the environment and ensure both animals and humans can enjoy DC’s parklands!

Stacey Herman
Director, School-Aged Programs
t. (202) 777-3276
Email Stacey