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groups of all ages and backgrounds

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  • Help Michael Pack for an Upcoming Move

    Any Day Between March 5, 2018 and March 23, 2018
    Call to Schedule a Time

    Philadelphia, PA 19115   Map It

    Michael, a senior in the Northeast, is getting ready for a move and needs your help packing some of his things. Michael does not have too many items to pack, and mostly needs to focus on his kitchen. 

    This gig can be completed between March 21st and April 14th.

  • Start a Tuna Collection

    Can Be Done Any Day

    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004   Map It

    Looking for service project?  Consider starting a tuna collection.  Create signs and emails to let your synagogue, school, club, or organization know that you will be collecting kosher cans of tuna.  People can leave bags of tuna for you to pick up at their homes or they can drop them off at your location.  


    You can drop off your collection at the JRA warehouse on any of its food distribution days.  For a list of dates, click here.  


    Collected tuna will directly benefit JRA's recipient families.

  • Donate Adult Incontinence Supplies

    Can Be Done Any Day

    Philadelphia, PA 19154   Map It

    Several JRA clients are in need of  adult diapers (ex: Depends) and bed pads.  If you have any of these items that you would like to donate, please drop them off at the JRA warehouse during any of JRA's food distributions.
  • Donate Toiletries to Families in Need

    Can Be Done Any Day

    Philadelphia, PA 19154   Map It

    JRA provides basic household items that are used every day by individuals and families that cannot be purchased with S.N.A.P. Benefits (food stamps).

    Providing these important basics is an ongoing need! This is a fantastic way for individuals or groups to organize a full-blown toiletry drive or donate items you generously picked up during your own shopping trip.  All items donated to JRA will be given directly to those who need them.  Please drop off items to the JRA Warehouse on any food distribution day or contact us for alternative drop off.

    JRA can only accept FULL SIZE, UNOPENED and UNEXPIRED household items such as:

    Soap or Body Wash
    Shampoo/Baby Shampoo
    Laundry Detergent ***
    Toilet Paper ***
    Paper Towels ***
    Home Cleaning Supplies***
    Trash bags, plastic wrap, foil
    Adult Incontinence Supplies

    *** represent current urgent needs 

    This list is updated regularly.  If you have questions about hosting a drive or finding out what the latest client requests are, contact Lynn at

  • Get creative decorating birthday cards! You personalize them and we'll send them

    Can Be Done Any Day

    Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004   Map It

    Calling all doodlers and artists to decorate the inside of JRA's birthday cards to send a message of good wishes and much joy to JRA food recipients.  

    Every month JRA mails out 500 colorful birthday cards that have been lovingly drawn and signed by volunteers of all ages.  We need thousands at the ready for the upcoming mailings.  The process is simple: Request the number of cards you and/or your group can decorate and we'll provide.  Draw some fun pictures, write a cheery note, sign your first name, your group's name, or simply JRA, stuff them in the envelopes provided and seal.  Return to us for mailing.

    Let us know how many cards you can do and when to expect them back.  We'll take it from there!

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