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April 26, 1991 - Image 50

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Publication:
The Detroit Jewish News, 1991-04-26

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PROJECT SHEET

The Hebrew word sherut means service. Project Sherut provides
in-kind goods and services to community service organizations. Each
week, we will publish requests for needed items.
Persons interested in helping to meet these needs should
contact Miriam !merman at The Jewish Community Council at
962-1880. Also. organizations or groups in need of in-kind
services shoUld contact The Jewish Community Council.

OFFICE EQUIPMENT, LIGHT
BOARD, LAMINATING MA-
CHINE, ART SUPPLIES,
PAPER FOLDERS, PRINT
SHOP EQUIPMENT, ETC. Na-
tional Council on Alcohol and
Other Dependencies is a
voluntary, non-profit agency
committed to informing all
segments of the public of
Wayne, Oakland and Macomb
counties about the use, misuse
and abuse of alcohol and other
drugs and dependencies on
these substances.
National Council of Alcohol
needs all office equipment, fur-
niture and supplies, a light
board for graphics, a
laminating machine, art sup-
plies, paper folders, any equip-
ment used in a printing shop,
a print wheel, ribbons paper or
cables for Wang 01S-60x data
processor and double-sided
floppy discs, ribbons or cables
for IBM-compatible computer.

KITCHEN
FURNITURE,
ITEMS, BEDDING AND
TOWELS, RIDING LAW
MOWER. Youth Living
Centers, Inc. is a family and
child service agency, with a
supervised independent living
program helping older teens
go out on their own. Youth Liv-
ing Centers also has two group
homes.
Youth Living Centers needs
furniture, kitchen items, bed-
ding and towels and a riding
lawn mower.

OTTOMANS. A Friend's House
Adult Day Care provides
supervised daytime care and
activities for impaired adults
age 50 or older, and support
services for caregiver families.
A Friend's House needs ot-
tomans, for rest time (program
assists elderly persons with cir-
culation difficulties.)

JEWISH
FAMILY
SERVICE

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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 at 559-4046. Your time
is the most valuable gift you can give.

Eight-year-old girl from a single
parent home. Child has some
learning difficulties. Would
greatly benefit from a calm,
nurturing, reliable female role
model.

Friendsly ten-year-old girl with
creative and artistic talents,
who enjoys skating and out-
door activities, would benefit
from a flexible female role
model.

FAMILY-TO-FAMILY

FAMILY TO FAMILY

The Family to Family program, a joint project of the National Coun-
cil of Jewish Women and Women's Division of the Jewish Welfare
Federation, has been successful in connecting many families in the
Detroit area with Soviet Jewish newcomers. We have a special need
now for senior friendship. Your lives would be greatly enriched if
you reached out to welcome these wonderful people. Won't you
please join us in this exciting program? Please contact NCJW
258-6000 to connect with one of the seniors listed below.

Very friendly, outgoing couple in
their mid-sixties from Minsk. She
was a bookkeeper and he was
an engineer. They both enjoy
music and theater and she loves
to cook. They can communicate
reasonably well in English and
speak Yiddish fluently.

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Lovely widow from Moscow. She
was a food industry engineer
and enjoys reading, art and
music. She is most anxious to be
matched.

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"link." The purpose of this
page will be to present a selec-
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OPPORTUNITIES

ETHER OPPORTUNITIES

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.

Wing Lake Developmental
Center
6490 Wing Lake Rd.
Birmingham, MI
Betty Desmonde,
Volunteer Coordinator
851-2000
Children's Immune Disorder
C.I.D.
604 W. McNichols
Detroit, MI 48203
Patricia A. Priebe
(313) 342-3430
Michigan Commission
for the Blind
1200 6th Street
Michigan Plaza Bldg.,
15th floor, North Tower
Detroit, MI 48226
Jim Braun or Leamon Jonis
256-1524
Kiwanis-Windshire Program
25150 Evergreen, #103
Southfield, MI 48075 -
Charles F. Fox
353-8810

RIJN

Kenny R.E.H.A.B.
21700 Northwestern Hwy.,
Suite 1140
Southfield, MI 48075
Denise L. Eddins & Lynn Jahn
(313) 569-8180
Tourette Syndrome Assn.,
Metropolitan Detroit Chapter
2219 E. Lincoln
Royal Oak, MI 48067-4029
Mary Kennedy
(313) 398-4TSA
Affirmations Lesbian/
Gay Community Center
195 W. 9 Mile Rd., Suite 110
Ferndale, MI 48220
Ms. Janet Stevenson or
Mr. Michael Petroni
(313) 398-7105
East Michigan Environmental
Action Council
21220 W. Fourteen Mile
Birmingham, MI
Linda Eberly
258-5188

NATIONAL III COUNCIL OF JEWISH WOMEN

GREATER

DETROIT SECTION

30233 SOUTHFIELD RD., SUITE 100
SOUTHFIELD, MICHIGAN 48076

VOLUNTEER

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.

Adult Well-Being
Services

1423 Field Avenue
Detroit, MI 48214
Adult Well-Being Services
provides social work and men-
tal health services for the
elderly, mentally ill and
developmentally disabled
adults throughout southeast-
ern Michigan. The clients par-
ticipate in classes and activity
groups at various centers and
receive supportive services, in-
cluding informaiton, referral,
counseling, and therapy. For
those who cannot visit the
centers, services are provided
in their homes.
Adult Well-Being Services
has developed programs pro-
viding guardianship services,
case management, mental
health aftercare, supervised
workshops, and social group
work in nursing homes.
The goals of this agency are
to promote the maximum in-
dependence and well-being of
adults disadvantaged by age,
income, health, education
and/or environment.
Volunteers are needed to
provide home visits to clients,
to assist staff with client ac-
tivities during program hours
and to assist with special
events, and to provide clerical
help.
Skills needed: Patience,
warm and caring attitude, typ-
ing and office skills.
Estimated time commitment:
Daytime hours, a commitment
of 3-6 months.
Contact: Mary Meyer Neff at
924-7860.

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AIDS Volunteer Network

3750 Woodward, Suite 32
Detroit, MI 48201
AIDS Volunteer Network
developed as the 75th Anniver-
sary Project of the Junior
League of Detroit. It recruits,
trains, and places volunteers in
community agencies and
hospitals in which services for
AIDS clients are provided.
Volunteers are needed for a
wide array of functions. Level
I volunteers include resource
development assistants,
satisfaction survey assistants,
data entry assistants, clerical
assistants, and reception
assistants. Level II volunteers
include monitoring assistants,
benefits counselors, phone
support persons, support
visitors, "go-fers," and movers.
Level III volunteers include
resource directory coor-
dinators, weekend coor-
dinators, and choreworker
coordinators.
Skills needed: Level I: Com-
puter, clerical, and phone call-.
ing skills for the satisfaction
survey assistant; Familiarity
wiht the COMPASS system for
the data entry assistant; Good
telephone skills. Level II: Ability
to work one-on-one with AIDS
clients; Must be empathetic
and compassionate. Level III:
Strong organizational skills.
Estimated time commitment:
Varying from 2-30 hours per
week.
Contact: Robert Sharpe at
831-4AVN

1* B'NAI B'RITH
kz-I YOUTH ORGANIZATION

BBYO — 6600 W. MAPLE RD., WEST BLOOMFIELD, MI 48322
VOLUNTEER ADVISORS ARE NEEDED TO WORK WITH INDIVIDUAL
CHAPTERS OF LOCAL JEWISH YOUTH TEENS TO GUIDE,
CHALLENGE AND MOTIVATE OUR YOUTH!
B'NAI B'RITH YOUTH ORGANIZATION IS COMPOSED OF 30
CHAPTERS. EACH CHAPTER, AZA FOR BOYS AND BBG FOR GIRLS,
IS COMPOSED OF 12-35 YOUTH, WHO MEET ON A WEEKLY BASIS.
OUR PROGRAM IS WELL-ROUNDED AND DESIGNED TO HELP
9TH-12TH GRADERS GROW AS INDIVIDUALS AND AS JEWS.
ESTIMATED TIME COMMITMENT: ABOUT 4 HOURS PER WEEK. CON-
TACT ADELE LEWIN (BBG) OR MIRIAM FONER (AZA) AT 788-0700.

HAKOL
THE VOICE

Get your reading voices ready for .. .

JEWISH NEWS ON TAPE, a new project that will make weekly copies of the newspaper
available on cassette tapes for the visually impaired and disabled.

The project is brought to the community courtesy of the National Council of Jewish Women,
its Hakol branch, The Jewish News, and the National Reading Library for the Blind. Tapes
will be distributed through the National Reading Library for the Blind in Farmington Hills,
which estimates it has hundreds of Jewish subscribers. Persons in need of this service may
request copies through NCJW.

Readers are needed for Thursday evenings and Friday mornings. Time commitment is flex-
ible. Interested volunteers may contact Ruth Littmann or Janelle Miller at the NCJW office,
258-6000.

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