Jennifer Lasky accepts shalach manot.
Marc Hakisher, Eric Pevzner and David Kraus prepare for a delivery.
Preparing packages is Dr. Richard Krugel,
president of the Fresh Air Society.
Donna Pearlman loads a shipment for JARC.
Brucha Terebelo and Svia Finkelman lend a hand.
rom elaborate wicker
baskets with fancy fruits,
chocolates and wine to paper
plates decorated with the
creative scrawling of children, ap-
proximately 600 packages of
shalach manot were contributed
Sunday to The Great Purim Parcel
Project and distributed throughout
Sponsored by The Jewish
News and Jewish Experiences For
Families, the shalach manot pro-
ject utilized volunteers from B'nai
B'rith Youth Organization's
Akiba, Brandies, Chagall, Chalut-
zim, King, L'Chayim, Mendoza,
Maccabee and Posen AZA
chapters to hand-deliver parcels to
new Detroit area residents. Addi-
tional parcels were hand-delivered
by the National Council of Jewish
Women to kosher Meals on Wheels
recipients while Jewish Associa-
tion For Retarded Citizens
volunteers distributed parcels to
the organization's group homes.
Remaining parcels were brought
to the Jewish Homes For The
Also assisting in the project
were volunteers from The Jewish
News, Fresh Air Society and the
Jewish Community Center. ❑