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#CFLKConnectingCommunities Upstander Opportunities

Fifth Avenue & De Soto Street

July 8, 2020

JCC Center for Loving Kindness Launches New Campaign: Connecting Communities

“We are living through both a medical pandemic and a moral pandemic. CFLK’s Connecting Communities Campaign offers on line and in person opportunities to get involved.”
-Rabbi Ron Symons
Director, JCC Center For Loving Kindness


Connecting Communities in Conversations 
Coming Soon to CFLK Facebook

Watch and comment as Rabbi Ron Symons and Melissa Hiller present honest and authentic conversations with stakeholders who work to strengthen the fabric of the Black community and communities of color. Learn how to identify privilege, systemic racism, anti-racism, inherent bias, AND see how you can get involved in this important work.


Connecting Communities In Kindness
UPstander Opportunity

East End Cooperative Ministries (EECM)
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
10 am– 1 pm
6140 Station Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15206

EECM provides the necessities of life: a hot meal, a safe place to sleep and food for the family. EECM also offers a place to regain strength after a hospital stay, a support system to work toward recovery, or one-on-one help to change life for the better.

Our time at EECM will be guided by JCC agency-wide policies including best practices in physical distancing, no contact interactions, hand washing/sanitizing, mask wearing.
Families are welcome and will be grouped together.
You can choose your opportunity:

  • Boxing food orders for the daily Food Pantry distribution
  • Organizing the Food Pantry storage room
  • Food preparation in the Community House kitchen
  • Gardening and pulling weeds

JCC membership is NOT required to participate.
RSVP Required by July 6, 2020

RSVP HERE

Learn more about EECM

Coming Events
Mar 23 – Dec 31
During the suspension of regular services at the JCC of Greater Pittsburgh, AgeWell at the JCC is pleased to offer Lunch Meals to Go for participants who are already registered in our Senior Center program.* The meals are freshly made and are kosher. Meal pickups will be drive-through only: 11 am and 1 pm Mondays and Wednesdays...
Mar 24 – Dec 31
Please Help Sustain Our Important Work To date, the JCC Gave out 4,800+ Grab & Go Meals to seniors Made 2,200+ Telephone Wellness Checks to isolated seniors Hosted 340+ Blood Donations at JCC facilities Provided 120 per week LIVE and recorded programs and activities on #JCCPGHVirtual For us to continue supporting your community and providing...
Jul 5 – Dec 31
Special “9-for-6” offer for new and returning clients Up your fitness with an expert personal trainer, who will motivate and innovate to help you reach your goals. You can choose to work with a trainer: In person in dedicated, safe and clean spaces at the JCCs in Squirrel Hill and South Hills Online from your home...
Jul 7 – Dec 31
12:15-12:45 pm
Lunch and Learn with Rabbi Ron Symons – Tuesdays, 12:15-12:45 pm Join with Rabbi Ron Symons in discussion around the most important issues of our day.  More than a current events class, these gatherings afford us the opportunity to ground our perspectives in values that humans have been holding dear for thousands of years and...