Charity Spotlight

Mercy HouseMercy House is a non-profit organization founded in 1988 by Father Jerome T. Karcher. In the last 12 months, Mercy House has helped nearly 600 individuals remain in their homes, served nearly 2,000 people at access centers, aided more than 3,600 in emergency shelter programs, transitioned more than 190 people out of temporary shelters, and facilitated permanent housing for over 400. Donate directly!

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Tomchei Shabbos   provides Kosher food distribution as well as a wide variety of social services. Donations to this amazing organization are welcomed and encouraged by clicking on the enclosed link Every dollar donated will be used to help a family in need.

“Everyone, at one time or another, needs a helping hand and Tomchei Shabbos provides families enduring financial hardships the immediate relief they need to get back on their feet,” says Julian Omidi, No More Poverty cofounder. “No More Poverty is extremely proud to support this wonderful organization.”

On a Thursday evening before Shabbat in 1977, three Rabbis delivered boxes of food to several Los Angeles families who were struggling financially. By 1980, the Rabbis were making weekly grocery deliveries to more than 60 families. This spark of charity ultimately became the flame of Tomchei Shabbos (Supporters of the Sabbath), an organization that every year provides help to more than 1,500 Jewish families in need with free food, clothing and job search assistance.