Big Sunday a Big Hit at University Synagogue

Over 35 members of the Ismaili Muslim community joined hand in hand with members of University Synagogue as they made over 300 lunches for the Ocean Park Community Center. Pre-School aged children rolled up their sleeves and helped sell Lemonade for charity. 100% of the proceeds from the Lemonade Sale went to Shoes That Fit, a charity which provides new school shoes for needy children.

Teenagers and Senior Citizens worked together knitting beanies and quilting blankets for Cancer Patients. Youth and adults made paper mache Flower Pots for patients at various convalescent homes. Thousands of Books were donated, sorted and delivered to Veterans and Title 1 schools. Piles and piles of clothing were collected, sorted and donated to Veterans and various shelters.

A vegetable garden was planted to harvest fresh vegetables for the needy; people donated canned goods which were later taken to a food pantry. Individuals also had the opportunity to sign up to be a Bone Marrow donor with City of Hope as well as give blood with the Red Cross.

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