Cooking/Food Prep for Shepherd's Table (Monthly)

April 20, 2020 - 6:30pm - 9:30pm

The Ohr Kodesh Social Action Committee will be helping to address hunger and homelessness. Once a month, a team of volunteers will prepare pans of side dishes to be delivered to Shepherd’s Table.  All food preparation will occur in OKC’s kitchen. Below is a list of the Monday evenings that have been designated for this; the start time for each session can be flexible depending on the availability of those involved each evening.

September 23, 2019

October 28, 2019

November 18, 2019

December 16, 2019

January 13, 2020

February 10, 2020

March 23, 2020

April 20, 2020

May 18, 2020

June 22, 2020

July 20, 2020

August 17, 2020

4 to 8 volunteers are needed each month. This volunteer opportunity is suitable for everyone, including families with young children who can be safely and appropriately supervised in the OKC kitchen. Teams will be responsible for 1) purchasing the main ingredients; 2) food preparation under the supervision of OKC’s mashgiach; 3) cleanup; and 4) delivery to Shepherd’s Table (details on this to be provided).   Recipes for dishes requested by Shepherd’s Table will be provided, or volunteer teams can prepare sides dishes of their choosing.  All ingredients must comply with OKC kashrut policies.

You can sign up for a date at: Signup Genius or contact Aron Krasnopoler (aronkras1444 [at] gmail [dot] com; 202-55-7724) or Helaine Resnick (heresnick [at] gmail [dot] com; 202-329-8616. 

Located in Downtown Silver Spring, less than 3 miles from OKC, Shepherd’s Table’s mission is to provide help to people who are homeless or in need by providing meals, social services, medical support, clothing, and other assistance in an effective and compassionate manner.  Shepherd’s Table was established in 1983, and it is supported by volunteers, religious organizations, government, businesses, foundations, and individual donors.  Shepherd’s Table serves breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Friday, and brunch and dinner on Saturday and Sunday, and it is a safety net provider in our community. 

Ohr Kodesh Congregation

8300 Meadowbrook Lane
Chevy Chase, MD 20815
Phone: (301) 589-3880
Fax:  (301) 495-4801

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