Tag Archives: pandemic

Pandemic Puts Nonprofits in Peril: What Donors Can Do

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a crushing impact on the nonprofit sector that employs about 14% of the U.S. workforce, nearly half of which works for nonprofit hospitals and universities. The remaining half, working mostly for smaller and under- or un-endowed entities, has been severely impacted.

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A Journey Into Tzedakah

Over the past months, as needs have grown and our ability to respond has been limited, you may have wondered about what you can do to help. Rabbi Jeff and Mindy Glickman from South Windsor, Connecticut are addressing this question in a unique way. They are reimagining what it means to give locally.

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Shavuot To Go!

With you in mind, we are preparing a Shavuos Kit to go for adults and a special educational Shavuos "Tool Kit" for children.

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Mensches Worth Mentioning: Caroline Saliman

Imagine what’s in the minds of little children who are being told they need to stay at home from school, can't see their friends, can’t hug their grandparents, and that they have to wear masks, like all the adults around them, when they are outside around others.

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Smile… Nobody’s Watching

I have been struck by the fact that each time I pass someone on the street, my face covered in a mask, their face covered too, I say hello and smile. Because the masks can muffle sound, often times people don’t hear me say hello, and my smile is hidden, of course, behind the fabric of the mask. As a result, often these days people don’t acknowledge me as we pass each other— at least six feet apart — on the street.

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