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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
Jul 5 – Aug 27
Art and Quarantine Stories: Exploring Artworks and Topics That Relate To Our Current Moment. With Melissa Hiller, director of the JCC’s American Jewish Museum Free and open to all. JCC membership not required New subjects each week. Thursdays: 12:15-12:45 Classes through August 27 Join the class:  ZOOM
Mar 23 – Jul 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 – Jul 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...
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....