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October 2019

Sun, October 27, 2019
10:00 AM
West End Avenue and 100th Street

AC Greening Committee’s Annual Swap and Share

Donate clean, used housewares in good condition Housewares only (cooking equipment, serving items, tableware, linens and towels, vases, bric-a-brac, artwork, toys, etc) NO BOOKS AND NO CLOTHING Ansche Chesed reserves the right to refuse any item. Any items left at 2pm will be recycled or thrown away at the discretion of Ansche Chesed. Take any housewares you want for free Anyone can take something. You do NOT need to bring something to take something. You can take as many items…

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November 2019

Sun, November 3, 2019
10:00 AM
5th Floor

Ansche Chesed Blood Drive

Please join us and do your part to save lives in the New York City community. You may donate if you are at least 16 years old with written consent from parent or legal guardian. Donors must weigh at least 110 pounds, and be in good health. Donors age 16-18 are also subject to additional height/weight restrictions. All tattoos must be older than 12 months. Walk-ins welcome.

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Sat, November 9, 2019
5:15 PM
5th Floor

Havdalah Service and Sandwich-Making

Adults and children will gather at Ansche Chesed for a joyful Havdalah service led by our youth leaders. We'll then work together to prepare sandwiches and assemble meal packages for people in our neighborhood who are hungry and homeless. We will buy most of the supplies, but we would like to request that attendees who can do so contribute $5 per person (or $15 per family) to help defray the costs. (If you cannot attend but would like to make…

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Thu, November 14, 2019

New York Cares Coat Drive

What if you couldn't get to work, pick up your prescriptions from the pharmacy, or send your child to school this winter? All because you didn't have a decent coat to wear. This is the reality for many New Yorkers right now. For the last 31 years, New York Cares has channeled the generosity of our city into our annual Coat Drive. Last year we distributed our two millionth coat, and this year our goal is to collect 100,000 new or…

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Wed, November 27, 2019
6:30 PM
Trinity Lutheran Church

Thanksgiving Meal For Trinity Church

We are organizing a group to volunteer at the Trinity Lutheran Church of Manhattan's annual Thanksgiving Community Meal. Last year, this event served over a 1000 of our neighbors! All ages are welcome to volunteer, although children need to be supervised by an adult. Wednesday, Nov 27, 6:30pm  We will help prepare the kitchen, set the tables, and make table decorations. Thursday, Nov 28, 11:30am-1:00pm or 1:30-2:30pm We'll help with security, kitchen, meal delivery, serving, trash, clean-up, dessert table, drinks, hospitality. Click here to…

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December 2019

Thu, December 5, 2019
7:00 PM

Postcard Writing for Syrian Refugees

Now in its eighth year, the Syrian crisis has left more than 500,000 dead. There are 5.6 million Syrian refugees registered in neighboring countries; and 6.6 million internally displaced people. One of the most brutal aspects of the crisis has been the deliberate targeting of the medical infrastructure — the bombing of hospitals and killing of doctors. The disruption of Syria’s healthcare system has had disastrous impact on the most vulnerable members of the population — women and young children.…

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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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