CHABAD OF HUNTERDON COUNTY OUTREACH SERVICES AND PROGRAMS
No One Left Behind!
FOOD, CLOTHING, & FURNITURE ASSISTANCE
Chabad of Hunterdon offers food, furniture, and clothing to families in need.
Freshly cooked meals to over 30 families monthly
Distributed 50 warm winter coats during the cold season in 2015/16
Secured 50 boxes of new, unsold merchandise from Carhartt and distributed to 75 local families
Facilitated the donations of 100 lightly used Furniture and household items to families in need in 2016/17
HOLIDAY TOY DRIVE
Chabad runs the largest Holiday Toy Drive in the Hunterdon County area.
During Chabad’s toy drive there are over 3000 new toys collected at 10 drop-off locations. These toys are then distributed through the United Way and the Hunterdon Medical Center each holiday season
DRUG & ALCOHOL REHABILITATION
Chabad of Hunterdon plays a critical role in providing mentoring and guidance to the local youth population who are at higher risk of being affected by the current heroin epidemic. Chabad has established youth groups in each of the 5 local high schools.
Collaborating with local experts in the field
Focusing resources on education and prevention programs
Providing mentoring to 150 local high school students
FUNERAL & BURIAL SOCIETY
Chabad runs the Hunterdon Burial Society.
Providing bereaved families without financial means a complete and dignified funeral and burial
Coordinating and makes arrangements for religious burial needs and honoring of the deceased
Chabad provides chaplaincy and advocacy services to inmates in all the local correctional facilities.
Warren County Correctional Facility
Edna Mahan Women's Correctional Facility
Mountain View Youth Development Center
Somerset County Jail
HOMEBOUND / RETIREMENT HOME VISITATIONS
Chabad of Hunterdon pairs local volunteers with homebound seniors and assisted living / retirement homes.
40 volunteers and 150 visitations in 2016 alone
Chabad provides chaplaincy services to patients of all backgrounds and faiths throughout the year.
Rabbi Eli Kornfeld is a chaplain at the Hunterdon Medical Center and is on call for emergent medical counseling and hospice care
Services are provided in local hospitals and residences throughout the county
Visitation and service was provided to over 300 patients in 2015
Chabad of Hunterdon hosts a community wide Thanksgiving Dinner and delivers meals.
In 2016 Chabad hosted Thanksgiving dinner for 75 members of the Freedom House, a long term residential treatment house for men recovering from addiction
Chabad delivers freshly cooked Thanksgiving meals to homebound seniors
Many families experience struggles during crisis. Chabad of Hunterdon offers services to aid in coping with difficult situations.
Spiritual counseling to families of all backgrounds and faiths
Collaboration with many local organizations and governmental agencies to refer and advocate for a broad range of assistance
Chabad provided active counseling for 300 families in 2016