Thank YOU to all our volunteers who participated in the 2023 MetroWest MLK Day of Service!
Thanks to each and every one of you, whether you participated in-person or with a kit, we were able to meet the goals of making 150 banana breads, 95 lasagnas, 80 soup jars, nearly 100 Stars of Hope and more than a dozen desks!
Your valuable time and efforts have provided support for the following organizations:
Harmony Grove Elementary School
SMOC (South Middlesex Opportunity Council)
Pearl Street Homeless Shelter
Clinton House Shelter
Gordon Street Shelter
Sudbury Community Food Pantry
New Hope Inc.
Father Bill’s & MainSpring
As always, our gratitude goes to CJP and our friends at JTI – Brett Lubarsky and Leash Finkelman for their support of this event, alongside our sponsors – DCU, Needham Bank, Middlesex Savings Bank, Trader Joe’s, Wegman’s, Market Basket.
We thank What the World Needs Right Now – the amazing band who lifted our spirits and Rabbi Josh Breindel for inspiring us for action.
We are grateful to Temple Beth Am – Rabbi Sam Blumberg, Cantor David Wolff, Ellen Jagher and Vivo Moshe for making us all feel at home.
Above all, thank you to our longtime partner, the relentless Barry Glass of Volunteer Ventures MA, for making this event happen.
Special thanks to to our Leadership Team, which included many J-LOFT teens and parents, who spent hours before and after the event setting up, measuring, baking, cleaning, and delivering.
MLK Leadership Team:
Fiona and Joseph Brown
Hannah and Andrea Geller
Rohan and Sarah Green Vaswani
Eliana and Mark Krasnow
Gabby, Gracie, Stephanie and Jonathan Lapat
Ema and Joseph Morgovsky
Noah and Ethan Sonnenberg