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Temple Israel of Hollywood partners with several organizations to give back to the community. 

In addition to volunteer opportunities with our partners, we have ongoing direct service and actions at TIOH:

TIOH’s Phone Action Wednesdays

Drop-in online for our monthly Phone Action Wednesday! We will make phone calls, write postcards, and learn from experts on a wide range of social justice issues. Folks who are new to this kind of advocacy work, as well as veteran engagers, are welcome. Parents are encouraged to bring children of all ages. Breakfast is always served. Training is continually available. This is a space of community and learning. Please check the calendar for upcoming dates.

The TIOH Lunch Project

Join friends, or make new ones, by providing pre-packaged meals to homeless and hungry L.A. youth. You can shop for us, too! If you have limited time, The Lunch Project serves up a perfect opportunity for you to help. Contact Alexa Pogue at for more information.

TIOH’s Christmas Dinner for the Hungry & Homeless

For 30 years, TIOH members and friends have been serving Christmas dinner to over 1200 of our homeless and hungry neighbors from across L.A. In a typical year we provide individuals and families with a beautiful, table-served holiday meal, clothing, fresh socks, blankets, toiletries, new toys, and photos with Santa Claus. With the current situation, the event has been modified to follow safety precautions. Please join our planning team! Contact Sophie Sartain at for more information.

Social Justice Sundays

Join our monthly family actions that will include a special project, an off-site visit to a non-profit organization, or even going to clean up a park. For more information, please email

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