The Caring Committee is building a list of nonprofit organizations in northern New Jersey that accept in-kind donations which congregants can contact directly. This list is a work in progress; so please contact Caryn Kasmanoff at email@example.com with additional suggestions.
YAD LEAH: based in Passaic with drop off locations in Teaneck. Clothing sent to Israel.
Contact Jessica Katz at (973) 955-0861 or firstname.lastname@example.org . For more information visit www.yadleah.org .
Accepts: Children’s Clothing in sizes infant through 4T in excellent or like new condition.
Adult Clothing in excellent condition.
BABY GEMACH: Offers baby items to anyone in need; no questions asked.
DACKKs GROUP for Supportive Housing Development: helps the homeless in Bergen County make the transition to independent living. They pick up donated furniture and household items, when they have a unit to furnish or a specific need for a family. If you would like to know when these needs arise, please sign up with Caryn Kasmanoff to be on an email alert that will go out periodically. Please visit the DACKKs website for more information on the organization. http://www.dackksgroup.org/
TOMCHEI SHABBOS: Sends provisions, once a week, to families in need. Housed in Fair Lawn Jewish Center, (201) 796-5040
CENTER FOR FOOD ACTION 59 Ridge Rd, Mahwah (201) 529-2029 Hours: M-Fr 10:00 am-2:00 pm.
TABLE TO TABLE: collects prepared and perishable food that would otherwise be wasted and delivers it to organizations that serve the hungry in Bergen, Hudson, Essex and Passaic counties. See website for specific information on food donation requirements. http://www.tabletotable.org/ (201) 444-5500