Passover Volunteer Opportunities

San Francisco, San Rafael, San Mateo, Palo Alto, Santa Rosa

March 18, 2018 to April 4, 2018


The Kaufman family picks up Passover foods to deliver to community members.

Join JFCS Staff and community volunteers in a time-honored tradition of assembling and delivering Passover foods to low-income families and seniors. Make it your Passover mitzvah to help those who are vulnerable and isolated feel included during the holiday.

For only $18 you can fill a Seder Sack with traditional Passover Foods. You can make your gift for one family or offer a Chai Five: $90 fills five Seder Sacks!

Send a Seder Sack to People in Need >

Regional Passover Volunteer Events:

In Palo Alto

Assembly: Sun., Mar. 23, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
:  Week of Mar. 24-29
RSVP Required by March 16. Contact: Bobbi Bornstein; 650-688-3090;

In San Francisco

Passover Party with the Russian-Speaking Jewish Community
Schmooze and share holiday gift bags and help make sure everyone feels a part of our community at this important time! Details: Wed., April 4, 6:00 – 7:30 pm at 711 Eddy Street
RSVP Required:; 415-449-1240

Delivery: Sun., Apr. 1, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm (All ages and families welcome! Join us for bagels and coffee.)
RSVP Required by March 26. Contact: Emily Berns; 650-931-1871;

In San Rafael

Assembly: Sun., Mar. 18, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Delivery: Mon., Mar. 19.,  1:00 pm – 4:00 pm (pick up sacks for delivery or by appoitment)
RSVP Required by March 9. Contact: Dorit Israel; 415-419-3661;

In San Mateo

Assembly: Tue., Mar. 20, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Delivery: Mar. 21 – Apr. 2
RSVP Required by March 13. Contact: Pauline Shulman; 650-931-1858;

In Santa Rosa

Passover Bag Decorating Event: Tue., Mar. 20, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm (A great event for kids!)
Assembly: Thu., Mar. 22, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Delivery: Week of Mar. 26 – 30 (during working hours)
RSVP Required by March 19. Contact: Barbara Tobin; 707-303-1510;

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