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Monthly Mitzvah – March: Passover Food Drive

March 1 - March 31

Monthly Mitzvah – March: Passover Food Drive

Wednesday, March 1-Friday, March 31

Help Fight Hunger in Southern Arizona by donating your Chametz, and other non-expired food items to the Community Food Bank of Southern Arizona.

Drop-off food donations at the Tucson J:

• Peanut Butter
• Oatmeal
• Canned Fruits
• Soups
• Tuna
• Tomato Products (sauces, paste, etc.)
• Rice
• Pasta
• Packaged Nuts and Seeds

Monetary donations are also accepted; Your $1 donation = 5 meals distributed. For monetary donations, go to jfsa.givingfuel.com/march-monthly-mitzvah or send a check payable to Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (please note “Passover Monthly Mitzvah” in memo and mail to 3718 E. River Rd. Suite 100, Tucson, AZ 85718)

Let all who are hungry, come and eat!

Passover (Pesach in Hebrew) celebrates the Israelites becoming free from slavery in Egypt.
The holiday begins with a Passover Seder, a ritual experience that combines storytelling,
symbolic foods, a meal, and opportunity for reflection. Seder is Hebrew for “order.” We use the
Haggadah book (Hebrew for telling) as a guide to take us through the steps of the Passover
seder. The Haggadah includes the text, “let all who are hungry come and eat.” One explanation
for this text is that as a free people, we should work to ensure that those in our community do
not experience hunger.

Thank you to our generous sponsor, Trader Joe’s

Participating organizations:

Tucson J, Jewish Philanthropies of Southern Arizona, Jewish Family + Children’s Services, PJ Library + PJ Our Way of Southern AZ, Tucson Jewish Museum + Holocaust Center, Tucson Hebrew Academy, Congregation Beit Simcha, Congregation Chaverim, Congregation Bet Shalom, Congregation Kol Ami, Congregation M’Kor Hayim


March 1
March 31
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