A New Year of Connections with CASA
Join TBE's CASA (Community of Adult Social Action) as we make connections and build community through our small-group social justice activities. Working together is a great way to connect -- even more so as we do projects that express our Jewish values. Please join us for the first time – or join us again!
Pine Street Inn
Sunday, December 3
9:00 am-12:30 pm (Main Shelter)
10:00 am-1:00 pm (Brunch Club)
CASA volunteers will prepare and serve brunch at the impressive Pine Street main shelter, or prepare, serve, and share brunch with residents at the Park Street transitional housing unit. Up to 15 volunteers.
RSVP or learn more, email Amy Benjamin, [email protected].
SPECIAL EVENT: Christmas in the City
Sunday, December 17, 9:00 am-5:00 pm
CASA returns to Christmas in the City, an amazing one-day event that welcomes thousands of Greater Boston’s homeless children and families. This is an enormous party with a circus-like atmosphere, where families can enjoy the holiday despite the challenges of living in a shelter. Each child receives a gift chosen especially for them! Adults and teens 16+ invited -- come prepared to work hard and be incredibly moved by this experience. We'll need 30 volunteers for this event!
RSVP or learn more, email Barbara Turk, [email protected].
Christmas in the City, December 21, 2014
Pine Street Inn, December 14, 2014
Rosie's Place, July 21, 2014
Quote from a CASA Participant:
"The CASA event at Rosie's Place was an amazing experience. As volunteers our TBE community came together with the unified goal of stepping beyond our own busy lives to try to make a difference in the lives of others. We worked hard, but I found the experience to be exceptionally meaningful. We worked well as a team and our efforts were appreciated by Rosie's guests and their dedicated staff. Tikkun olam was the spirit of the day and this particular Shabbat experience will remain with me for a very long time. It was also a wonderful opportunity to meet and connect with some other TBE members that I had not really known before. We shared the day and each others stories. Our CASA program is something you should all experience. If you are anything like me, these experiences will make you feel good about your role and enhance your pride in being part of our TBE family."
- Margie Nesson
Click Here to see photos from CASA's October 2012 Habitat for Humanity event
Click Here to see photos of CASA members, in the TBE kitchen, cooking meals for delivery to Rosie's Place on January 29, 2012
Click here to see photos of CASA's December 3, 2011 event at Pine Street Inn's Transitional House
Click Here to see photos from CASA's November 5, 2011 Habitat for Humanity event
Click Here to see photos from CASA's first fall 2011 event at Waltham Community Fields