Wishing you a sunny and relaxing summer!
This July and August, Federation’s Together & Connected newsletter will arrive every other week. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn for all the news and highlights in between, and look for community events at shalomdc.org/events.
COMMUNITY NEWS & HIGHLIGHTS
Donor Appreciation Week 2022
Our Federation team is thrilled to recognize and celebrate the caring and generous donors who make our work possible. We invite you to read some of our donors’ inspiring stories and hope you see your own values and passions reflected in them.
Read our donor stories
Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park
Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park is BACK! Join Federation and community members from across Jewish Greater Washington at Nationals Park as the Washington Nationals take on the Cincinnati Reds. $5 from every ticket sold will benefit Federation’s work to meet critical needs locally and around the world. (Group blocks for 20 or more tickets available.)
Get your tickets
» Sunday, August 28 | 1:35 PM
PJ Play Date: Mr. Popper’s Penguins
PJ Library, Federation, and Federation partners Bender JCC of Greater Washington, Edlavitch DCJCC, and Pozez JCC of Northern Virginia
Join PJ Library families for a play date at Imagination Stage! "Mr. Popper’s Penguins," based on the beloved children’s book, is a “musical play, featuring expert puppetry, depicts a wild and witty way to follow your dreams — and your convictions.” Connect with PJ Library before the show for a special gift! Best for ages 3-10.
» Sunday, July 31 | 1:30 PM
VOLUNTEER & BE A FORCE FOR GOOD!
Community Cares Night with Federation Partner EDCJCC and Housing Up
On Wednesday, June 29th from 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM, join EDCJCC partner Housing Up to play games, do arts & crafts, and lead programs for children and parents living at a Housing Up apartment complex. Volunteers will work with Housing Up staff to run activities and build relationships with apartment residents.
HIAS Letter Writing Program
Join Federation partner HIAS on Tuesday, July 12th between 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM to write letters of compassion and solidarity to people in immigration detention and participate in a short learning session that reflects on issues facing refugees and asylum seekers. All letters will be sent and received by HIAS. Participants must be 18 or older.
Need Support? Call 703-J-CARING: The Jewish Community Support Line
Call (703) J-CARING (703-522-7464) to connect with a professional ready to assist you. Serving residents of DC, MD, and Northern VA, support is available Monday – Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. All calls are confidential. Federation, JSSA, and our network of human service organizations are here for you.
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