Simply by becoming a member of the Union of Jewish Women, you will be helping to assist underprivileged persons both within and outside of the Jewish community. Of course, if you’d like to become an active member and assist with one or more of our numerous projects, we would welcome you with open arms. Join us today – the need is overwhelming – the rewards are immeasurable!
The end of the year graduation of the Grade R class at Elundini
The end of the year graduation of the Grade R class at Elundini, one of four projects of UJW’s Kesher Group in the townships. Kesher supports Babes Educare centre in Dunoon; Elundini School for disabled and able-bodied children in Dunoon; Masiluleke Educare centre in Joe Slovo and Vlottenberg Community Centre in Wesbank. At the end…
This Mitzvah Day UJW Cape Town was honored to be able to contribute goods to the Jewish Community Service cottages. Items donated included a lounge suite (2 couches and a chair); a bed; a huge flat screen TV; dinner plates and cereal bowls; clothing; towels and a food processor.
Given its enormous benefit, Somerset Hospital has asked UJW Cape Town to expand the baby bag project to not only give one bag at birth, but a series of bags given every 3 months to the new mom, to help her throughout the first year to look after her baby.
Mandela Day blankets for the residents of the Eric Miles Cheshire Home
Mandela Day blankets for the residents of the Eric Miles Cheshire Home, which has 38 residents whose disabilities result from a number of causes – motor accident injuries, impairment from birth, illness and degenerative diseases.
On Mandela Day, Cape Town’s UJW volunteers packed bags laden with goodies such as blankets, clothing, toiletries – everything a new mom would need to look after her new little one. Some were cutting out messages of love to stick onto the bags and others were knitting squares for blankets. The bags will be handed…