Events & Tours

Good Deeds Day 2018

Sunday, April 29, 2018, 10 a.m. to Noon
Good Deeds Day 2018

At this family-friendly program, we’ll learn about ways to help asylum seekers currently receiving support from HIAS and pack baby kits for these families in the Washington area in need. We’ll also discuss the D.C. Jewish community’s tradition of social advocacy and assistance. In partnership with the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington, DC Minyan, HIAS, and the Edlavitch DCJCC.

ABOUT HIAS: HIAS is a global nonprofit that provides humanitarian aid and assistance to refugees and asylum seekers. Guided by our Jewish values and history, we bring more than 130 years of expertise to our work with refugees. In greater Washington DC, HIAS provides legal representation to 150 asylum seekers and vulnerable immigrants. We work to ensure successful integration and emotional healing, providing holistic services to individuals fearful of returning to their countries.

WE NEED YOUR HELP! Please help us collect the following by making a financial contribution (indicate "Good Deeds Day" on designation line) or donating supplies. To arrange a donation pickup, please contact Ariella Slovin at Our most urgent needs are:

- Diapers
- Formula
- Baby Wipes
- Baby Soap and Shampoo
- Pacifiers
- Bulb Syringes

New or gently used
- Infant and children's clothing and jackets
- Toys for infants and toddlers (indoor and outdoor)
- Children's backpacks
- Children's books
- Larger items including infant and toddler strollers, cribs, and pack & plays

At Edlavitch DCJCC | 1529 16th Street, NW, DC
Free and open to the public. Advanced registration required online.