Yad Ezra Fetes
To honor the dedication and hard
work of 125 regular volunteers and
board members, Yad Ezra, the
Berkley-based kosher food pantry,
will host a volunteer-board apprecia-
tion dinner Monday, May 12, at the
Shul-Chabad Lubavitch in West
Many of the volunteers have been
with Yad Ezra since it opened in
1990. They span the religious, age
and observance spectrum.
Volunteers work one-on-one with
clients and also assist in the office
and help on special projects.
Yad Ezra distributes 60,000
pounds of food to 1,100 families
each month. "Thanks to the corn-
munity's generosity," said Lea Luger
of Yad Ezra, "it is projected that Yad
Ezra will distribute more than
650,000 pounds of food this year to
For more information about vol-
unteer opportunities or to arrange a
warehouse tour, call Yad Ezra at
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