Giving in Maryland
Make the joyous celebration that is your wedding into a time of giving and sharing with others. So much effort, time, and resources go into planning a beautiful wedding, that many couples feel that now is the perfect time to share their happiness with not only their family and friends but those that have difficulty with even some of the most basic needs. Below are just some of the charity organizations that can benefit from your goodwill.
Lahav provides free personalized one on one counseling sessions for couples to be (in Israel) that introduce the new Kallahs and Chattans, mostly from secular, non-traditional backgrounds, to the laws and traditions of Taharat Hamishpacha and basic foundations of Jewish marriage ideology. Join Lahav's 'adopt-a-couple' campaign by dedicating the teaching of a couple whose wedding day coincides with you own simcha.
913 Painted Post Road, Baltimore
(410) 415 - 5221
Sharsheret provides culturally sensitive support to young Jewish women who are newly diagnosed with breast cancer as well as to those facing the risk of developing breast cancer, and offers related resources for Jewish communities and health care organizations.
1086 Teaneck Road, Teaneck
(866) 474 - 2774
Share the joy of your simcha with others less fortunate. Help provide nourishing meals to families in Israel whose loved one is ill. Support Ezer Mizionís Food Distribution Division.
(718) 853 - 8400
6018 Clover Road, Baltimore
(410) 358 - 9215
Every day, couples throughout Israel announce their engagement with pride and joy. But for Israel's poorest families, the news is often tinged with worry and shame ― worry over how to pay for the wedding, and shame that their children will be unable to celebrate their special day in a dignified way. Yad Eliezer caters and provides for these couples simple but elegant weddings with sponsorship from couples like you.
963 Armstrong Avenue, Staten Island