Speaker from Leket Israel: Lauren Yoked, Associate Director of Development for Israel’s National Food Bank, Leket Israel, will speak during Shabbat services at 7:30 p.m. Friday, at Temple Emanu-El, 151 McIntosh Road in Sarasota, Florida.
Leket Israel will rescue and distribute more than 25 million pounds of produce and perishable goods for Israel’s poor this year. One million meals, and 1.5 million sandwiches for underprivileged children, will also be prepared by 45,000 volunteers.
Yoked will discuss how to volunteer for Leket. Information: (941) 371-2788.
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