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EE75 Social Action: Emergency Aid Coalition

Sunday, October 27, 2019 28 Tishrei 5780

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The Emergency Aid Coalition (EAC) is an interfaith organization that provides temporary assistance with food, clothing and other basic needs, with an emphasis on serving workers in poverty.

Chairs: Rachael Tobor & Adina Cohen

Founded in 1983, with Emanu El as one of its charter participants under the leadership of Rabbi Roy Walter, EAC is an interfaith organization that collaborates to provide temporary assistance in the form of clothing, food and other basic needs, with an emphasis on serving the working poor. Each year, they help more than 50,000 individuals living on the edge of poverty, serving those in need in Houston’s inner city and Midtown neighborhoods.

Off-Site Activity (5401 Fannin St)
12:30 p.m.

  • The off-site activity will be rice/bean bagging (ideal for younger children)
  • clothes sorting
  • serving lunch at the EAC 

On-Site Activity
12:30 p.m. 
(lunch provided prior to on-site activity at 1200 p.m.)

We will meet at the synagogue to:

  • sort shoe & clothing donations by size and gender for the EAC clothing closet
  • assemble their letters for their Thanksgiving Annual Fund mailer

We are currently collecting men's shoes for EAC. Please let us make your clean-outs and de-clutter sessions more convenient and meaningful. EAC also needs jackets/coats, men’s pants, plus-sized women’s clothes and blankets. We have collection tubs in the Rotunda.    


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