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Organic Community Supported Agriculture 

Would you like to eat pesticide-free, organically grown produce?  Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) is available at Midway from late spring until early fall for pick up on Thursdays, 12:30PM - 8:00PM.  The produce is delivered to Midway within hours of being picked at Golden Earthworm Farm.  Golden Earthworm is a local farm in Jamesport on the north fork of eastern Long Island.   In addition to your share of produce, your membership in this CSA program includes a farm festival, recipes, weekly newsletters, a blog from Farmer Matt, vegetable information, and a personal connection with the Farm.  Check out Golden Earthworm Farm online at www.goldenearthworm.com.   For 2020, the sign up period is only from January to April, and shares are extremely limited due to Golden Earthworm allowing the earth to rest (just like Exodus 23:11).  For more information about the program, contact Linda Weiss at lindaw4181@gmail.com.

VOLUNTEERS URGENTLY NEEDED! Leftover produce is donated to local Hatzilu families in need, but drivers aren't always available.  Please help us perform this extremely important mitzvah by making deliveries on Thursday evenings.  Contact Linda Weiss for more information.

 "Midway Mitzvot Crocheters"

If you knit or crochet, join other Midway volunteers and make a blanket for a child undergoing cancer treatments.  The blankets are beautifully wrapped with a note from you, and hand delivered to the children in hospitals.  Donate yarn, learn to crochet or knit, and help a child keep warm inside and out.  Have fun and feel good knowing you’ve helped someone in need.  Our Crochet Club meets Mondays at 3:30PM (3:00PM during winter).  Everyone is welcome - you only need a medium-sized crochet hook, because yarn is provided!  Contact Linda Weiss at lindaw4181@gmail.com or call 516-933-8280.                                                   

Support A Lone Soldier

Contact Linda Weiss at lindaw4181@gmail.com to "Adopt A Lone Soldier" by sending cards and care packages to a soldier to show support for his/her commitment and dedication to the fight

Literacy Nassau

Approximately 250,000 adults in our country struggle to improve their writing, reading and speaking skills.  With just 15 hours of training, you can change people’s lives by teaching literacy skills for everyday living.  If you are interested, contact Linda Weiss at lindaw4181@gmail.com.

TANS (Tikkun Alliance of the North Shore) 

A consortium of Jewish congregations and community centers on Long Island which focus on projects designed to “repair the world” on the local level by addressing problems such as poverty, hunger and the environment.   TANS sponsors an annual Coat Drive in the late fall, collecting coats and winter clothing to distribute to those in need.   The annual "Dressy Dress Drive" takes place in the spring, collecting prom dresses, accessories, and shoes for High School girls to help make their proms and other events memorable.  Another spring event is the "Pack It Up for Hatzilu" drive, where each TANS group collects something different that is typically not covered by WIC.  MJC's TANS group collects boxes of facial tissues.  In addition to donations, volunteers are needed to sort through and deliver donations at the end of each drive.  Contact Eleanor Blackman at 516-364-1235 or Nancy Kraut at nancykraut@aol.com for more information.

Hatzilu

A rescue organization that helps Jewish families on Long Island in desperate need of food. Hatzilu needs kosher, non-perishable foods as well as volunteers to deliver food packages to the poor and elderly.  Volunteers are needed to work in Hatzilu’s food warehouse.  Monetary donations are greatly appreciated!  For more information, please contact Linda Weiss at lindaw4181@gmail.com or Norm Weingart at normwein@aol.com

Match Your Needs Program

Whatever your needs are, let us help you.  Do you need a ride to the doctor or synagogue or need help sorting bills?  Contact Linda Weiss at lindaw4181@gmail.com.

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