Social Action Commitee -Evening with Despina Karston

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Temple Israel
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Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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Event Description: 

Special evening with New Rochelle local author, Despina Kartson. 

Despina is the author of Last Night's Soup Run: Feeding the Hungry and the homeless, a memoir about the overlooked homeless population. 

Her personal experiences involve working with a monthly "soup run" which is throught her church's women's philanthropic organiztion - Philoptochos, at Holy Trinity Church. The group has served more than 12,000 meals in 12 years to those who are homeless. 

Despina's book will be available to purchase at the event for $15, and of that, $12 will be donated to community services associates to help feed the hungry and homeless.

The evening will end with a congregation-wide Sandwich Brigade led by TIFTY from 8-9 pm to benefit Hope Community Services. 

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1000 Pinebrook Boulevard, New Rochelle, NY, USA
New Rochelle, NY, NY 10804
United States