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January 2020

Mon, January 20, 2020
9:00 AM

MLK Jr. Day Of Service

Ansche Chesed will join thousands of New Yorkers to volunteer on the 2020 MLK Day of Service. Get to know other AC members while working together on meaningful acts of service to benefit our wider community. The Ansche Chesed specific programs are now at capacity, however walk-ins will not be turned away. If you had hoped to attend one of the programs with a friend, please do so. If you are looking for other opportunities to volunteer, please visit this…

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February 2020

Sat, February 8, 2020
6:00 PM

Havdalah Service and Sandwich-Making

Adults and children will gather to celebrate the conclusion of Shabbat and then continue our time together making sandwiches and packing up snacks for a local soup kitchen. This program takes place at Ansche Chesed, 5th floor.  

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January 2021

Sun, January 17, 2021
10:00 AM

Serve our Community in Honor of Martin Luther King Day

ONE BLOCK is a non-profit, formed this summer in response to the massive cuts to the Department of Sanitation budget. Upper West Side residents commit to clean their block or side streets 1 or 2 days a week, and there are weekly group cleanups as well. Through donations, ONE BLOCK also pays for 3 ACE Programs for the Homeless employees to clean Amsterdam, Broadway, and Columbus Avenue 5 days a week. DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS: Warmly dressed volunteers should meet…

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March 2021

Sun, March 14, 2021
10:00 AM

Spring Cleaning with ONE BLOCK

Join your fellow Ansche Chesed members and One Block to participate in direct action that supports our community. We will gather outside of Ansche Chesed on 100th Street and West End Avenue, and break into groups to take responsibility for the beauty of our local community, one block at a time. The details: Bags and gloves will be provided to you You will bag as much garbage as you can (not twigs or leaves) and place it next to the existing trash bins.…

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November 2022

Thu, November 17, 2022
7:30 PM
5th Floor North

Social Action Town Hall Meeting: Supporting Refugees and Reopening the AC Shelter

Ansche Chesed, our "Community of Kindness," has a strong track record of turning our religious commitments into action, to help neighbors near and far. For more than 30 years we have hosted and staffed a homeless shelter. And in the last two years, we have sponsored three refugee families from Afghanistan and Myanmar, helping them resettle in New York Now it is time to carry those commitments forward. After nearly three years of Covid-based disruption, we need to re-open the…

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Sun, November 20, 2022
12:00 PM

Cookies for Community Thanksgiving Meal

Do you want to help our neighbors at St. Paul and St. Andrew bake and package 700 dozen cookies for Goddard Riverside’s Community Thanksgiving meal? Goddard will serve 1400 to-go meals that day to our neighbors, and we are helping with dessert! You can sign up by the dozen. Please package your homemade goodies in individual sandwich bags. Each bag should have 5-6 sturdy cookies for travel. When they’re all baked and packaged, you can drop them off at the church (263 W 86th St, New…

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February 2023

Sun, February 26, 2023
10:00 AM

Hevra Kadisha Meeting

Ansche Chesed, our “Community of Kindness,” has an admirable history of kindness to the deceased, enacted through our Hevra Kadisha, the “Holy Society” of people who volunteer to wash and prepare people’s bodies for burial. Surely, this is not the easiest mitzvah to perform, but it is one of the noblest. Now, our Hevra Kadisha needs an infusion of new volunteers – especially men, but women are encouraged to come out as well. Would you consider being part of this special community of mitzvah-doers?…

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September 2023

Sun, September 10, 2023
10:00 AM
Hudson River Greenway

Reverse Tashlich

Each year during Tashlich, we cast our "sins" into the Hudson River. Join us this year for the "6th Annual Reverse Tashlich," where we will do the opposite and remove debris from the Hudson River Greenway, along Riverside Park -- our own local shore line. Organized by Tikkun HaYam / Repair The Sea, Reverse Tashlich is an international initiative to raise awareness in the Jewish Community about threats facing the ocean and the aquatic environment, and our responsibility as Jews to be…

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January 2024

Mon, January 15, 2024
8:00 AM

March 2024

Sun, March 10, 2024
10:00 AM
5th Floor

Blood Drive

Join us to save lives by giving blood. Appointments are preferred. Walk-ins will be welcomed if space permits. Please remember to eat, drink, and bring your donor ID card or ID with name and photo. Click here to make an appointment. 

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