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JRA Food Distribution

December 12, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

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One event on December 9, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 10, 2021 at 10:00 am

One event on December 12, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on December 13, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on December 14, 2021 at 9:00 am


Join Jewish Relief Agency Philadelphia on Sunday, Dec. 12 for their Food Distribution! Grab a box, hop in line and help pack boxes of food and critical household items for over 6,800 individuals in our community coping with food insecurity. Packing takes place at JRA’s warehouse in Northeast Philadelphia.

From 9 – 10 a.m., JRA hosts our youngest volunteers for its JRA Juniors program. Families with children under the age of 12 are invited to pack boxes of food using hand-carts to push down the assembly line at a pace that is kid-friendly.

Then from 10 – 11:30 a.m., it’s the main event. Join other volunteers from the community in packing boxes of food in a huge assembly line. Some volunteers will pass out food, while others carry boxes down the line. Two lines will be reserved for individuals who would prefer to pack individually with a cart.

Any time from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., volunteers are welcome to pick up a delivery route of items and distribute the packaged food to families in the community.

Not around on Sunday? Join us on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 9 -10 from 10 a.m. -12 p.m. to help pack boxes of food and critical household items for our recipients. These shifts are great for school, camp or corporate groups to participate together! If you are interested in bringing your corporate group to JRA, please coordinate with Jenny Rubin, our volunteer program manager, at [email protected] On Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 13 – 14 from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m., volunteers can sign up to deliver food and other items to members of our community. Volunteers must have a car to participate in this opportunity. Volunteers may deliver to recipients in houses or apartment buildings, and will receive comprehensive delivery directions as well as instruction from a JRA staff member when they arrive.

Advanced registration is requiring using our link here: www.jewishrelief.org/calendar


December 12, 2021
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Jewish Relief Agency
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10980 Dutton Road, Philadelphia, PA 19154
10980 Dutton Road
Philadelphia, PA 19154 United States
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