It is a tradition for our community to not only mark the time between Pesach and Shavuoth by counting the omer, but also by collecting money for food parcels supporting our feeding scheme.
Bet David believes that education is one of the major ways to empower all parts of our society and to fulfil the dream of Nelson Mandela of a better South Africa. However, we have seen that many families still struggle on a daily basis to put food on the table because education is expensive and, too often, after paying the school fees there isn’t enough money left for a decent meal for those learners.
Several years ago, a former student of our own Mitzvah school started a feeding scheme in Alex, in an attempt to combat this situation. By providing one full, hot meal a day for more than 200 children, she managed to take away some of the burden those families have to carry every day.
Bet David’s Kehillah – with the help of many individuals – has financed and carried this feeding scheme since its inception. Nevertheless, we need your support for this program. We need the best you can give, your money. You can sponsor one or more food parcels for our scheme.
This year’s project begins on Sunday, 21 April for 50 days in support of our Feeding Schemes.
Place your name and those of your loved ones on the list to donate one day’s food parcel for only R100 to Kehillah.
Sign up by calling the shul office 011-783-7117 and EFT to Bet David Sisterhood, Nedbank Sandton Account 1970476214, branch 197005.
Thank you for your great support!