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Get Involved with BT Cares!

BT Cares Social Action is dedicated to enriching the lives of those less fortunate in the communities around us. Got an hour? Give an hour! BT Cares is always looking for new volunteers! 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES DURING COVID-19

Volunteer from home
  • Send WELL WISHES to essential Lifebridge Health employees and hospital patients in your neighborhood! They can include a silly photo, a song, a quick video, an art masterpiece — whatever your heart desires! These wishes will be emailed, posted, shared on social media, etc. All well wishes should be emailed to: wellwishes@lifebridgehealth.orgView more details about this amazing opportunity here.

  • Send thank you cards or letters to deployed troops, first responders, and emergency personnel on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic through Operation Gratitude.

  • Email pictures or signs for nursing home residents at Brightview Senior Living West End to BT alumna Arielle Albert ’15 at arielle44568@gmail.com.

  • Make friendly phone calls to isolated seniors in our community to check in on them and help reduce loneliness. You may be the only person they speak to during this tough time!
    • Call Kosher Meals on Wheels. Sign up here
    • Call Atrium Village senior living facility residents. Volunteers can choose the number of residents to call — the expectation is that volunteers call each individual at least twice a week. Sign up here

  • Make or decorate thank you cards for essential employees at your local grocery store, restaurant, retail store, post office, etc. Drop them off the next time you go shopping or give them to a friend to drop off.

  • Make thank you signs for your mailman, delivery drivers, trash and recycling collectors to hang on your front door.

  • Make a thank you card or picture and mail or take a picture and email to your BT teachers, clergy, faculty and staff members to let them know how much you appreciate staying connected!
Volunteer safely out of the house:
  • Participate in BUNCHES OF LUNCHES by preparing lunches for families living in poverty in Baltimore. Lunches should include a sandwich, fruit, snack, and drink. Drop-off lunches between 12pm and 1:30pm on Monday, May 4 at Beth El: 8101 Park Heights Avenue. Please pull up to the curb in the back parking lot and stay in your car. A staff member will come to your car to collect your lunch donations.

  • Drop off fruit — specifically clementines and bananas — and other kosher snacks to the Pikesville Volunteer Fire Department. In order to drop off, please ring the doorbell on the door next to the three garage doors. Drop-offs can be made any time.

  • Drop off non-perishable food to benefit children receiving assistance through the Baltimore Child Abuse Center. All food donations can be dropped off in the lobby of the Krieger Eye Institute at Quarry Lake: 2700 Quarry Lake Drive, Baltimore, MD 21209 between 10am and 5pm, Monday-Friday. View more details here

  • Donate blood to help with the severe blood shortage caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Find a convenient Red Cross blood drive with open appointments here

Become a BT Volunteer!

BT Cares Committee

Cherie Brownstein
Rabbi Eli Yoggev
Rabbi Chai Posner
Alicia Broth
Sheri Seaman
Ina Krief
Sheri Knauth
Hennie Laifer
Brenda Schuman
Terry Alpert
Jennifer Sobol
Audra Stern
Rachel Warschawski
Beth Tfiloh Congregation
Roz & Marvin H. Weiner Family Campus | 3300 Old Court Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 | 410-486-1900 | mail@bethtfiloh.com
Celebrating the Joy of Judaism. Embracing all Jews.
One of the leading Modern Orthodox synagogues in America, with a diverse membership, and an extensive offering of religious services, classes and year-round Jewish programming for all ages.