Donations for Avodah—Fall 2014

Help those experiencing homelessness in our community. Avodah is now collecting items for Project Connect care packs. Project Connect is a service fair for people experiencing homelessness and extreme poverty. It takes place on Oct. 21 at Our Place.  Each of the 700 people who attend will receive a care pack, full of essential items for the coming winter months.
Please bring the following needed items to the Avodah box in the foyer of the synagogue by Thursday, Oct. 16:
Most Needed Items:
  • socks
  • gloves & mittens
  • toques and scarves
  • razors
  • toothbrushes, toothpaste & floss
  • travel-sized hygiene products (shampoo, lotion, shaving cream, etc.)
  • deodorant
  • nail clippers & files

Also needed:

  • combs and small brushes
  • lip balm
  • Q-tips
  • feminine hygiene products
  • dog & cat food
  • toilet paper
  • band-aids
  • non-perishable snacks (granola bars, juice boxes, etc.)
  • USB flash drives
  • pens, pencils, notepads
Cash donations welcome.
Donations can also be dropped off at Anawim House, 973 Caledonia Ave, from Oct. 15 – 18.
Project Connect is organized by the Greater Victoria Coalition to End Homelessness.