Picture shows Paul Dinno on the right and Charles Starr on the leftt. The bags in the huge red cart were half of the delivery.
Community Food Bank of Sedona – weekly donations sent to the food bank. Also, special High Holy Day collections.
Refugee Centers in Phoenix – fall clothing drive and food collection and January Winter Coat and clothing collection.
School Back-pack program with the Community Food Bank of Sedona – We volunteer to pack weekend food supplements for the Sedona students who qualify for this program. We usually volunteer for Thursday mornings in November and December.
Summer Survival Kits – Donation collection in March and April for the homeless people served by the Old Town Mission in Cottonwood. Vegetable and fruit plants to community gardens in the spring and fall.
Social Action Shabbat – honoring community volunteers at the Friday Shabbat of Martin Luther King in January.
Mitzvah Day – a Sunday afternoon community wide program of helping community groups with good deeds.
Mitzvah Day, an interfaith community-wide social action program, held on October 29th, was a huge success with 62 volunteers providing services for several Sedona and Cottonwood programs.
Mass mailings were compiled for the Community Food Bank of Sedona and The Old Town Mission in Cottonwood for their holiday donation drives. At the same location, holiday cards were signed and decorated for the family refugee centers in Phoenix along with 108 decorated foam bookmarks for the Sedona and Village of Oak Creek libraries.
Knitting Without Borders provided fleece cut out bears which were decorated, stuffed and sewn.
Volunteers provided services at Manzanita Outreach in Cottonwood where plastic food boxes were lined with plastic bags and a huge amount of homemade trail mix was prepared by our volunteers.
Clean-up projects were completed at Red Rock State Park and Coconino National Forest. Volunteers completed indoor and outdoor projects at Keep Sedona Beautiful, the Humane Society of Sedona, and Hope House sites.
This program continues with weekly drops at the Food Bank. The SAC Collection Bin is located at the bottom of the stairs leading to the JCSVV main entrance for your convenience.
Requested items include: non-perishable items, no glass, nothing opened or outdated, please.
Check donations are also collected. Please make checks payable to: The Community Food Bank of Sedona and/or Mazon, The Jewish Response to Hunger. Send to JCSVV, P.O. Box 13, Sedona, AZ 86339 to be forwarded from JCSVV to specified organization.
High Holy Days Food Drive: The Social Action Committee thanks our donors for the 229 pounds of food contributed during our High Holy Days Food Drive for the Sedona Food Bank. Thank you for your generous donations!
The Social Action Committee participates with the Cottonwood Old Town Mission to collect and distribute items needed by clients without a residence.
This program is active from March through May each year.
Details will be posted as we draw closer to that date.