Volunteer

Explore ways to support CRC and organizations like us through volunteering.

Ongoing Opportunities with CRC

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Mitzvah Corps

Are you looking for a way to help other CRC members? Whether you’d like to cook, drive, or just visit, the Mitzvah Corps needs you! Click the button below to learn more. For questions, email crcmitzvahcorps@gmail.com.

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Tikkun Closet

The Tikkun Closet is currently unavailable due to COVID-19.

CRC reaches out to its neighbors in need year-round through our Tikkun Closet, which is a clothing and food pantry located in the foyer of our building. The items arrive by donation only and the closet is refilled daily. No documentation is needed to use the closet. We only ask that you respect a daily limit of 5 items so that we can help as many people as possible.

Hours:
Monday-Friday
9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Rabbi Daniel controls cameras and livestream as he produces a CRC service.

A/V Volunteers

Ever wonder how we livestream our Shabbat services, or want to learn more about audio/visual technology? Or maybe you have a lot of skills in this area you'd like to donate? We are always looking for more volunteers to help make our hybrid services meaningful for our online community! We are looking for tech volunteers age 15+, no experience needed. We will teach you! Submit your interest and availability by clicking the button below. Questions? Email Autumn Dennis.

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Trinity Food Pantry

Trinity Episcopal Church Food Pantry  
CRC supports individuals and families facing food insecurity through Trinity Episcopal Church in the Central West End. We contribute fresh produce from the Mitzvah garden, donate canned goods and make financial contributions. We publish what items we need the most in our Sunday Outreach newsletter along with drop off details.
 
If you would like to make a financial contribution directly to the pantry, click the button below. Specify "Food Ministries" in the byline.
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Challah Bakers

If you love to bake, this is the opportunity for you! Our challah bakers come in weekly to make delicious CRC challah, which we then sell as a fundraiser for the shul. This is currently paused due to COVID-19, stay tuned. 

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Office Volunteers

Our office volunteers are an important part of how we keep the wheels turning. On any given day, an office volunteer will answer the phone & transfer calls, assist our Tikkun Closet visitors, stuff envelopes, and/or do special projects to assist the staff.

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Green Team/Mitzvah Farm

Because of our Green Team, CRC met the requirements to become a Green Faith Synagogue! Get involved by working on projects that help us be as green as possible and keep our earned status as a Green Faith Congregation.

Among other opportunities, you could work on the CRC Mitzvah Farm and grow veggies for our neighbors in need.

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St. James Commissary

When you order from Instacart or other delivery services please order an extra box of groceries for households in need, if you are able. Instruct the delivery service to send the box to St. James Church, 4301 St. Ferdinand Ave. St Louis, MO 63113 (use the red side door). They will make sure the food gets to the vulnerable families.

DONATIONS REQUESTED: Canned Goods, Water, Paper Items, Cleaning Items, Sanitary Items (such as diapers and feminine hygiene needs), Non-Perishables Items—pastas, rice and beans, Family Hygiene Products and Boxes/Bags to be used for deliveries.

Upcoming Opportunities

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