Spotlight on Volunteering March 2023

Distribute Passover for All Gift Bags in Apartments in Highland Park

What: Assist with giving Passover for All bags to clients in Graham Place and Rockwood apartments

When: Graham Place on March 27, 1:30-4:30 and/or Rockwood on March 29, 1:30-4:30

Where: Graham Place and Rockwood are located off West Seventh and Davern

Details: Pick up bags at JFS and drive to apartment building. Clients will pick up bags from conference room. Some may need assistance carrying bags to their apartments. Many of these clients speak Russian. Our community social worker will be there to help with translation needs.

Interested? Contact Anne Myers to sign up at or (651) 359-7775.


Invite Someone to Attend Your Seder

What: Sign up to be matched with someone looking for a Seder to attend in the Twin Cities area.

When: Wednesday, April 5, 2023 (sign up by 3/29/23)

Where: At your Seder

Details: For several years TC Jewfolk has offered Passover (and High Holiday) Seder/meal matching for individuals. They share a form where people sign up either as a host or guest stating their meal and location offerings/preferences. This program was suspended during early Covid and rolled back out for the first time last year. The sign up form will close 3/29. Hosts will be offered a $10/head stipend.

Interested? Fill out the form.


Deliver Passover for All Gift Bags to Clients in Metro Area

What: Deliver bags of Passover items to JFS clients in their homes.

When: Pick up bags from JFS on Thursday, March 23 from 10 am-5 pm. Deliver bags to clients by Thursday, March 30.

Where: Deliveries can be made in the location of your choice. Help is needed in Apple Valley, Bloomington, Burnsville, Eagan, Mendota Heights, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, Mounds View, Richfield, Rosemount, St. Louis Park, and St. Paul.

Details: Deliver gift bags and offer friendly holiday greetings. This is a great opportunity to do with your family! If you cannot pick up on March 23, contact Anne about possible alternate arrangements.

Interested? Contact Anne Myers to sign up at or (651) 359-7775.


Assist Russian Clients with Their Property Tax Forms

What: Help clients complete the forms for their property tax refunds.

When: Any Monday between 3-4:30 pm or Wednesday between 3-4:30 pm

Where: Graham Place apartments in St. Paul (Mondays) or Rockwood apartments in St. Paul (Wednesdays)

Details: Clients will come to the community social worker’s office. She can help with Russian translation needs.

Interested? Contact Anne Myers to sign up at or (651) 359-7775.