Monthly Archives: March 2016

New Heads of Services

We thank Susan Kollmar for taking on the job of heading Transportation.

We thank Faigy Sauber for taking on the job of revitalizing Homebound Visiting.

We thank Erin Cohen for taking on the job of rebuilding our DVD library, available for loan.

2016-03-08T00:35:09+00:00March 7th, 2016|News|

New Kosher Hospitality Room Coming to RWJUH

We are delighted to let you know that Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital has committed to a new Bikur Cholim room.

We appreciate the assistance of Mr. Kevin McTernan and Rev. Tiina Nummela at Robert Wood Johnson in bringing this about. We wish to give a special thank you to Mrs. Gloria Morris, one of our long-time volunteers, and to her son Mr. Jack Morris, Chairman of the Board of Robert Wood Johnson, for their assistance in making this room a priority for Robert Wood and for their commitment to Bikur Cholim.

The new room, which is part of an on-going capital improvement plan, should be available to us in the next year or so and will feature a kitchen area with full-size fridge, sink and microwave, with table and chairs, shelves and lots of storage.

Thank you!

2017-07-23T21:21:12+00:00March 7th, 2016|News|

Bikur Cholim Annual Event 2016

Bikur Cholim of Raritan Valley held its Annual Event breakfast at The Pines Manor on March 6, 2016.

Dr. Barry and Susie Wolf were Guests of Honor in recognition of their service to the community and Bikur Cholim. Bikur Cholim’s webmaster Doron Shalmon and his wife Sari were honored with the Keter Shem Tov award. Gomlei Chesed awardees were Bonnie Borck, Dawn Botnick, Pearl Dolinger, Toby Eleff, Raizy Krauss, Tammy Nussbaum, Debbie Schneider, and Mina Tiefenbrunn in recognition of their service as the Hotline/Helpline Coordinators.

Dr. Jeff Schein served as MC, Rabbi Miodownik of Congregation Ahavas Achim gave the Rabbi’s Message, and Rabbi Eli Mansour was the guest speaker.

Over 350 people attended, including representatives of the Pastoral Care offices at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, St. Peter’s University Hospital and JFK Medical Center.

The Annual Event is an important source of funding for the activities of Bikur Cholim.

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2017-07-31T02:36:27+00:00March 6th, 2016|News|

Join Our Volunteers

Bikur Cholim continues to remain strong because of its volunteers. We welcome new volunteers to meet the needs of the community. Opportunities for volunteering are available for men, women, and young adults. Our coordinators will work with you to find the areas that work best with your individual preference and timetable.

Please join the Bikur Cholim team and volunteer now!

Donate

As a community chesed organization, we rely on private donations to continue our charitable work.

Please help us continue to support the cholim of our community by donating now!