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2nd Annual Social Action Day

WES SOCIAL ACTION DAY, APRIL 28, 2019
(9:00AM-NOON)
Meet at West End Synagogue

Project C.U.R.E. - ships donated medical equipment and supplies to developing countries. Volunteers perform various sorting and loading activities. (Can accommodate up to 25 volunteers.) Minimum age 12, volunteers under age 18 must have waiver signed by parent/guardian.
Gene Sacks:  WES project captain. 
Project CURE Location: 2300 Clifton Ave., Nashville,  37209

MNPS HERO program - provides support services to homeless students. Volunteers will fill backpacks at the MNPS office with clothes which will need to be sorted by sex and age.
Teena Cohen is the WES project captain. (5 volunteers )  
Location:  Percy Priest Elementary School
1700 Otter Creek Rd., Nashville  

Room in the Inn - helping the homeless with various services. Volunteers will prepare a dairy meal in the WES kitchen and deliver it to the Nashville downtown location for dinner. Volunteers will be preparing food for 90 residents of RITI. This activity can accommodate up to 10 volunteers.
Helen Crowley and Judy Saks: WES project captains. 
Site: West End Synagogue
Location for RITI meal delivery
: 705 Drexel St., Nashville 37203

Community Gardens –@ two sites. Volunteers will be helping prepare and maintain community gardens that provide nutritious food for people in need through the Nashville Food Project.
The Urban Farm at Glencliff High School - Volunteers will perform several tasks in the garden. Wear appropriate clothes for working in a garden; no sandals. Minimum age 12, volunteers under age 18 must have waiver signed by parent/guardian. This site can accommodate 25 volunteers. 
Jim Handler is the WES project captain. 
Location:  160 Antioch Pike, Nashville   37211                      
Wedgewood Community Garden - Volunteers will primarily do weeding.  Wear appropriate clothes for working in a garden; no sandals. This site can accommodate up to 10 volunteers. 
Rob Stein is the WES project captain. 
Location:  611 Wedgewood Ave., near the Fairgrounds. The Garden is immediately next to the “Smoking Thighs” Restaurant.

Please RSVP to the office and specify which program you would like to volunteer for!

Earlier Event: April 27
Last Day of Passover