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Congregation Beth Israel

A spiritual oasis for the Jewish community

6 Dundee Park
Andover, MA 01810

(978) 474-0540

Social Action

Next Social Action Committee meeting

The Social Action Committee will meet remotely via Zoom at 6:00 pm on [insert date] to plan how we can respond as a community to the COVID-19 crisis. To rsvp and for details, please contact Susannah Abbott at

Lazarus House

Many thanks to Amy Friedman Lee for sustaining our commitment to provide meals to Lazarus House and for so thoughtfully and generously delivering a meal there on Sunday, March 29. It is encouraging to know that the Lazarus House community knows that they can count on our support even in this time of crisis.

Responding to COVID-19

With so many local organizations having to reduce or suspend in-kind donations like food and clothing, and also having to suspend their volunteer programs, there is a tremendous need for monetary donations to meet an increasing need for support and services during this public health and financial crisis.

Please consider making a donation to one or more organization that CBI has been involved with in recent years, such as Lazarus House or Habitat for Humanity, or to another organization that is close to your heart. If you can’t decide, a gift to the Essex County Community Foundation’s COVID-19 Response Fund would be directed where it is needed most in our community. In addition the Andover/North Andover YMCA has a DRIVE and DROP on Wednesday afternoons, collecting food and personal items to help stock local Food Pantry shelves.

DRIVE and DROP – food and personal care items (Drive up, they’ll unload the donated items & you’ll drive away)
Andover/North Andover YMCA – 165 Haverhill Street, Andover, MA
Wednesday’s from 4:00 – 6:30 PM
Click here for details

You may make gifts online as follows:

Essex County Community Foundation:

Lazarus House

Habitat for Humanity Merrimack Valley (click on “donate”)

Thank you for joining us in Tikkun Olam!

Susannah Abbott and Amy Friedman Lee
Social Action Committee co-chairs