• A 45-year-old woman who came to Detroit area with her husband
and teenaged daughter. She was able to bring her parents here from
Russia as immigrants (she became responsible for them). Her husband
left the U.S. and returned to Russia. She's now responsible for supporting
her daughter, parents and herself. She's a member of the working poor.
She works at a make-up counter in a local department store.
• A young single mother with a 6-year-old
The woman was recently diagnosed
with an inoperable brain tumor.
Auxiliary for Jewish Home and Aging
Services will hold its fall meeting rash-
ion presentation Thursday, Oct. 16, at
Neiman Marcus at Somerset
The evening will begin at 7 p.m.
with a reception, followed by the fash-
ion presentation at 8 p.m. Dessert
and coffee will be at 8:30 p.m. Valet
parking is complimentary.
The charge is $36 for patrons and
$50 for sponsors. Checks should be
made payable to Auxiliary for Jewish
Home and Aging services. For infor-
mation, call Lori Smith, (248) 661-
2969, or mail checks to Ilene Nemer,
6088 Simsbury Court, West
Bloomfield, MI 48322.
Na'amat USA, Greater Detroit
Council will hold its annual
donor luncheon at noon
Oct. 30, at
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ices to women
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Featured performer of the after-
noon will be Neil Michaels, can-
torial soloist at Temple Israel.
Charlotte Edelheit is chair of the
day. Dorothy Tendler will deliver
Reservations will be taken until
Oct. 24 at the council office,
25900 Greenfield, Suite 205-D,
Oak Park, MI 48237 or by call-
ing (248) 967-4750. A contribu-
tion is requested in addition to
the luncheon charge.
• A 34 year-old wife and mother to 3 children.
One child has a severe medical problem.
This family's annual income is $25,000.
• A 49 year-old woman with five children. Her husband has had a
series of injuries leaving him incapable of working. She is the
breadwinner in the family, working at a discount department store.
• A 50-year-old woman whose single daughter and six grandchildren
moved in with the mother because the daughter couldn't support her family.
• An 80-year-old woman who helped augment her small
income by cooking and taking care of errands for neighbors.
In recent years, she has had a number of injuries which have
severely reduced her additional income.
• A couple of
An elderly man
. who chose to live
downtown near his
sick brother so that
lie could take care
• An 84-year-old woman who has been a client
since 1991. She has become the 'mother hen' to
newer clients, helping them adjust to life in the US.
She lives in subsidized housing, receives food
stamps and under $7,000 in income (SSI) annually.
A former solo violinist with the Leningrad Symphony
prchestra who moved here with his wife, a pianist in
e early 90's. Professional opportunities did not
e to fruition and music lessons didn't provide
of an income to live on.
ar-old man 'raising' two disabled children and two
grandc ldren from absent parents, earning $1,100 monthly.
Please join us in reaching out to these families and the 1,100 other families who
rely on Yad Ezra for assistance.
For information on how you can help Yad Ezra, a 501 ( c ) ( 3 ) organization,
please call Yad Ezra at (248) 548-FOOD or check out our web site
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