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February 01, 1991 - Image 42

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The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-02-01

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PROJECT SHEET

The Hebrew word `sherur means service. Project Sherut pro-
vides in-kind goods and services to community service organiza-
tions. each week, we will publish requests for needed items.
Persons interested in helping to meet these needs should
contact Miriam Imerman at The Jewish Community Council at
962-1880. Also, organizations or groups in need of in-kind
services should contact The Jewish Community Council.

ANIMAL FOOD, COMPUTER,
LANDSCAPING. The Michi-
gan Animal Rescue League
shelters, deeds and gives
medical attention to dogs and
cats. Animals sheltered are not
destroyed or sold, but are kept
until a loving home is found.
Michigan Animal Rescue
League needs food for
animals, a computer and land-
scaping for an exercise area
now being developed for dogs.

FAX MACHINE, OFFICE SUP-
PLIES, MEETING SPACE.
Michigan Farm Worker
Ministry Coalition is an inter-
faith group of people who sup-
port and are present with farm
workers as they organize for
self-determination. MPWMC

seeks legislation that will aid
farmworkers. Michigan Farm
Worker Ministry Coalition
needs a fax machine, office
supplies and meeting space
for board meetings and events.

OFFICE SUPPLIES, COPI-
ERS, COMPUTERS. Coalition
of Concerned Individuals helps
with daily problems en-
countered by inmates and
educates their families to
enable them to be of
assistance. The Coalition also
has preventative programs to
keep youth from becoming
future inmates, and supports
inmates when they are parol-
ed. Coalition of Concerned In-
dividuals needs all office sup-
plies, copiers and computers.

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OPPORTUNITIES

VOLLMER OPPORTUNITIES

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JEWISH FAMILY SERVICE

SPECIAL FRIEND

The Special Friend Program of the Jewish Family Service seeks
to match interested adults with children in need of role models
and companionship. If you would like to make a difference _in
the life of a child, please call Marcy Schneider, Program Manager,
Volunteer Service Department, Jewish Family Service and
559-4046. Your time is the most valuable gift you can give.

Thirteen year old boy who is a
little shy and has difficulty in
school would benefit from an
outside positive, reliable male
role model.

Seven year old boy, who is
bright and very likeable needs
the one on one attention that
a male role model could pro-
vide. Very active child with a
variety of hobbies.

A rotating listing of organizations offering volunteer opportunities.
Each week, some of these opportunities will be highlighted in
depth in the Volunteer Link section of this page.

WDET-FM Public Radio in Detroit
6001 Cass Ave.
Detroit, MI 48202
Judy Donlin
577-4146

Wm. Beaumont Hospital —
Parenting Program
3601 W. 13 Mile Rd.
Royal Oak, MI 48073
Joyce Rampenthal or
Beth Frydlewicz
551-1455

Women's Survival Center
167 W. Pine Street
Pontiac, MI 48341
Anne Borg, Director
(313) 335-2585

National Council of Jewish
Women, Greater Detroit Section
30233 Southfield Road,
Suite 100
Southfield, MI 48076
Janelle Miller,
Membership Vice President
258-6000

National Council on Alcoholism
and Other Dependencies
17330 Northland Park Court
Southfield, MI 48075
Barbara Leeper
(313) 443-1676

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Citizens Foster Care Review
Board Program of Michigan
(FCRBP)
State of Michigan
Plaza Building
1200 Sixth Street, Suite P-150
Detroit, MI 48226
Karen L. Henry, Coordinator
FCRB-Wayne County
(313) 256-1540

Michigan Animal Rescue League
790 Featherstone
Pontiac, MI
Diane Krae
335-9290 737-0105

Jewish Family Service/
Resettlement Service
24123 Greenfield Road
Southfield, MI 48075
Marcy Schneider
559-4046

Detroit Historical Department
5401 Woodward
Detroit, MI 48202
Frederick Stubbs
833-1475

Deaf, Hearing & Speech
Center — Senior Citizen Division
26440 Puritan Ave.
Redford, MI 48239
Emily Koss, Vice President
(313) 533-5443

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 1991

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VOLUNTEER

LINK

VOLUNTEER LINK

This weekly feature highlights some organizations in the Jewish
and general communities that rely on volunteers. Opportunities
for a nearly limitless range of volunteers will be highlighted.

Jewish Vocational Service

29699 Southfield Rd.
Southfield, MI 48076
A division of JVS, the Senior
Corps provides volunteer work
experience for individuals 60
years and older (55 if han-
dicapped). Volunteers are plac-
ed in any one of a number of
non-profit organizations within
this area, performing a
valuable community service
while maintaining a sense of
personal worth and well-being.
Transportation is available.
Volunteers are needed for a
wide variety of opportunities,
some work as teachers' aides
in day care or nursery school
settings. Others do clerical
work or answer telephones.
Still others package surgical
materials.
Estimated time commitment:
10 a.m. to 3 p.m., one day a
week.
Contact: Barbara Peltz or
Gloria Bender at 559-5000.

Wing Lake
Development Center

6490 Wing Lake Road
Birmingham, MI 48010
Wing Lake is a school for
severely handicapped chil-
dren. Many are physically
handicapped, as well as
developmentally disabled. The
Center's philosophy, which is
"Everyone Can Learn,"
attempts to teach as many
"skills of living" as possible.
Volunteers are needed to

help care for, feed, amuse and
socialize with the students.
The volunteers may read to the
students, take them for walks
or to the playground, lunch
with them, and generally assist
the teachers and the 'staff.
Special skills needed: Pa-
tience, love of children and the
desire to help handicapped
children.
Estimated time commitment:
9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., one or
more days a week. Most
volunteers work two hours at a
time, once or twice a week.

Children's Immune
Disorder (C.I.D.)

604 W. McNichols
Detroit, MI 48203
C.I.D. is a direct service
organization for women and
children infected/affected by
the HIV virus. They provide a
range of services from
transportation and delivery to
crisis intervention to counsel-
ing. C.I.D. also works with sibl-
ings under the age of 13 in a
family unit. The focus is to
maintain the family unit as long
as possible.
Volunteers are needed to
write grants, act as speakers,
financial advisers, and
marketing resources.
Estimated time commitment:
even just a few hours a week
should be of help.
Contact: Patricia A. Preibe at
342-3430.

ISRAEL VOLUNTEER CORPS

Since Israel was founded in 1948, American Jews have been at the ready, going to Israel at times
of need as human service volunteers. We went during the '67 war. We went during the Yom Kippur
war. Now, Israel needs us again. If you can volunteer to stand at Israel's side in her time of need,
please complete the form below, and return it to the Israel Program Center, 6600 W. Maple, West
Bloomfield, 48322. For information, call 661-5440.

Name

Age

Address

City

Zip

Telephone (B)

(H)

Occupation

Affiliation: Orthodox

Conservative

Reform

Other

Geographic Preference:

Hebrew Level

Have you ever been to Israel'?

Special Skills?

Partial Subsidies Are Available

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