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Drop-off Donation Event to Assist Afghan Evacuees

October 14, 2021 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

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This Thursday, October 14th, from 1:30-3:00 PM and at 6:00-7:30 PM at the Anshei Sfard building, The Jewish Federation will collect clothes, dishes, and other small kitchenware for incoming Afghan evacuees. If you wish to donate, we will store items in the small sanctuary of the Anshei Sfard building and arrange for a Kentucky Refugee Ministries (KRM) truck to pick them up.

Items needed are:

Household Items

  • Dishes (plates and bowls)
  • Cutlery/utensils
  • Bed linens: blankets, sheets, pillowcases (each set bagged and labeled by size)
  • Towels: bath and kitchen
  • Alarm clocks
  • Baking sheets
  • Small kitchen appliances
  • Can openers
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Paper towels
  • Toilet paper
  • Laundry detergent
  • Shower curtains and rings
  • Toiletries (deodorant, soap, shampoo, conditioner, razors, lotion, menstrual products, etc.)

Seasonal Items and Misc.

  • Winter coats/jackets
  • Gloves and mittens
  • Warm hats
  • Scarves
  • Bicycle locks, lights, and/or helmets
  • Small wallets

Items in bold are the most needed items.

Please bring items to the “Sports Door” on the far side of Anshei Sfard, where Jeff Jamner and other volunteers will be there to receive your donations. Please wear a mask. No RSVP is required.

Our next drop-off date will be November 4, from 1:30-3:30 PM and 6:00 – 8:00 PM.

The refugees will also need community support in the form of greeting them at the airport, assisting them with transportation to appointments, practicing English, and other opportunities to volunteer and work directly with them.

For more information, or if you are interested in donating to this cause or volunteering, please contact Jeff Jamner, jjamner@jewishlouisville.org.


October 14, 2021
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Jewish Federation of Louisville
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