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Food Drive and Gift Card Collection

Sunday, September 19, 2021 13 Tishrei 5782

9:00 AM - 10:00 AMParking Lot

Drive thru and donate to help our community! Donations may be dropped off at the Kol Nidre service at 6:45pm on Wednesday, September 15 for those who pre-registered to attend the service in-person, or at our Pre-Sukkot donation drive thru from 9:00-10:00am on Sunday, September 19.


Want to help those in need in our community? Email Erin Dreyfuss to help run the donation drive thru on Sunday from 9-10am. We will collect the items below to ECHO and Afghan refuees.

Food Drive for ECHO

Help restock ECHO's food pantry. Please bring one or more of the following most-needed items. Canned Vegetables; Canned Fruit; Tortillas; Salsa; BBQ Sauce; Instant Potatoes (Box); Soup; Crackers; Beans; Salad Dressing; Peanut Butter; Jelly; Dry Pasta (please no spaghetti); Canned/Bottled Juice; Coffee/Tea; Laundry Detergent; Cleaning Supplies; Children’s Summer Clothes; New Socks (all sizes); Children’s Tennis Shoes & Sandals; New Underwear (all sizes)

Please keep in mind that recipients are usually transient and do not have the ability to store large quantities.

Gift Cards for Afghan Refugees

Large numbers of Afghan refugees will pass through our area en route to other locations over the coming weeks as they are resettled by Lutheran Services. They were not permitted to carry luggage and as a result have nothing. Olam Tikvah is proud to join the Northern Virginia interfaith efforts to support Afghan refugees. We are collecting gift cards to help families get the things they need. Please donate gift cards from: Target, Walmart, Visa, Giant, Harris Teeter, Safeway, or Aldi

Looking for more ways to help Afghan refugees? Support HIAS' ongoing work protecting refugees worldwide. Click here to learn more about opportunities to help Afghan refugees with HIAS.

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