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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 – Aug 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...
May 18 – Aug 21
New as of 06/03/20:  Vitalant is now testing all blood donations for COVID-19 antibodies. This includes JCC blood drive locations. While a positive antibody test does not mean that someone is immune to COVID-19, it does mean that they may be eligible to donate convalescent plasma and help people who are still recovering from coronavirus...
May 31 – Sep 7
The JCC Association’s 100 Days of Summer Fitness Challenge is back! Let’s win another one for Pittsburgh! Now, more than ever, it’s critical to stay connected. During these unprecedented times, we need to exercise to help us stay strong and healthy—physically and mentally. Go head-to-head with JCC participants across the continent in your favorite form of exercise....
Jun 1 – Aug 21
JCC to Participate in Summer Food Service Program in Squirrel Hill and Monroeville The Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. General Information: This USDA program is locally administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education The program is open and available for children under the age of 18...