Boards and CharitiesGIVING BIG. VERY BIG!
“We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” -Winston Churchill
Pay it forward today:
When you go to the drive thru to get a coffee, pay for the person behind you… it’s kind, anonymous, makes you feel great and you will make the other persons day… you are doing something small, but will have a BIG impact and a BIG ripple effect. Thank you! Jon
Below are some of the boards and charities that I believe in
most at this point in my life.
Hebrew Free Loan Mentor, Boardmember and chair of the Board Development Hebrew Free Loan of Metropolitan Detroit provides financial help to Jewish people in the state of Michigan through the lending of money without interest in accordance with the core Jewish values of respect, compassion and confidentiality.
Sharrey Zedek Current member of the executive committee of the shul, Past member of rabbi search committee, six-year member of the board, active in many committees. Organization provides to all generations innovative, stimulating and diverse spiritual, educational, leadership and social opportunities that nurture our love and commitment to Jewish life, our Synagogue, our country and the State of Israel.
BBYO Currently sit on the Board of Directors and nominating committee – BBYO is the leading pluralistic teen movement aspiring to involve more Jewish teens in more meaningful Jewish experiences.
Below are some of the Board of Directors that have made a BIG Impact in my life.
Imerman Angels Three-year member of the board, planned many fundraising events. An organization that provides FREE personalized one-on-one cancer support for cancer fighters, survivors, and their caregivers.
YAD @ Jewish Federation Past board member, 3-year member of young adult division, co-chair of many committees.
Organization provides community outreach.
Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit Two-year member of real estate committee. A community-driven organization committed to taking care of the needs of the Jewish People and building a vibrant Jewish future, in Metropolitan Detroit, in Israel and around the world.
Hebrew Free Loan Mentor, Board Member Provides financial help to Jewish people in the state of Michigan through the lending of money without interest in accordance with the core Jewish values of respect, compassion and confidentiality.
Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute One-year board memberA unique, integrated center of research, patient care and education, dedicated to the prevention, early detection, treatment and eventual eradication of cancer.
Crowdrise Crowdrise is about giving back, raising lots of money for great causes, and having the most fun in the world while doing it.
World ORT Two year member of the board, co-chair of Rub-a-Dub. The Jewish organization meeting the world’s educational needs since 1880.
Heart 2 Hart Detroit A 501(c)(3) public charity, was started in June 2012 by Larry Oleinick to help address the homeless problem in the Detroit Metropolitan area. Our vision is to lift up individuals in crisis, and help end homelessness. We provide and distribute food, clothing, toiletries and helpful information to the homeless, and people in need, in the Detroit Metro area. Heart 2 Hart Detroit makes deliveries Monday, Wednesday and Friday of food, clothing and toiletries, to the men and women living on the streets or in shelters.