Spreading kindness with the Union of Jewish Women

Rozanne Sack and Wendy Hendler of Koleinu, with UJC’s Karen Kallmann (middle

The UJW Cape Town has been very busy in the last few months spreading kindness and offering help where needed.

We have upgraded and furnished the Comfort Room at Melkbosstrand SAPS, a place where victims of abuse come to before they give their testimony.

On World Prematurity Day we visited Somerset Hospital Kangaroo unit to hand out bags to new moms as part of our Bags for New Beginnings project.

Our Domestic Workers Appreciation Lunch was a day filled with spoils, fun, and entertainment.

As part of Mensch Mitzvah Day, three months-worth of e’Pap, donated by Shelley Lasker, was supplied to one of our Educares.

Our annual Fundraiser, Women of Courage, was a morning filled with inspiring and remarkable women who shared their stories.

Mama Flo team began their internship programme. Four ambassadors will represent them at various events, workshops, and handouts in and around Cape Town.

Brand new netball and soccer kit, sponsored by Mensch, were handed over to Noluntu’s soccer and netball teams.

Kensington Creche hosted a graduation ceremony and party for their learners.

The UJW hosted a Purim Hamantaschen bake. 

The SA Jewish Museum is currently hosting an exhibition: Women of Action: A History of the Union of Jewish Women.  See page 29 or click here for more info.

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