Bikur Cholim celebrated
Sunday - 26th March 2017
Over 100 Chasdei Hindy volunteers celebrated their annual grand event this Sunday 26th March. Chasdei Hindy, a project of Bikur Cholim D’Satmar was established in memory of Hindy Grunwald a’’h, a 15 year old girl who was well known in the community for her volunteering efforts and is a fitting tribute to her life of chessed. The project involves teenagers from the community providing practical support to families in need. The volunteer activities include help with homework, bath and bedtime as well as play. The volunteers provide hundreds of hours of support making a lifesaving difference to the children and families whose lives are touched by this remarkable project.
The event was held at the Parkside and was opened with divrei chizuk by Mrs M Sprung, volunteer coordinator; who thanked the girls for their tremendous input and untiring dedication. The Guest Speaker, Nomy G, previous volunteer coordinator at Bikur Cholim, spoke of her past experiences, the value of volunteering and how it impacted her way of life.
The girls enjoyed a sumptuous buffet and the program then continued with an exciting raffle.
The annual volunteer achievement event is an inspiring social event and a show of recognition for the outstanding effort of Bikur Cholim’s heroic young volunteers. It is also an opportunity to recruit new volunteers to join the growing team of Chasdei Hindy.