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Farmworker Donations Needed

Farmworkers need more help than ever in the 13th year that Beth Meyer Synagogue has partnered with the Episcopalian Farmworker Ministry (EFM) in Newton Grove, NC. EFM serves farmworkers in 47 labor camps and provides spiritual guidance, clothing, bedding, food and medicine. The farmworkers live in remote and isolated labor camps in Johnston, Harnett, and Sampson counties. Many have only the barest of necessities.

Most Needed Items:

  • Men's Used or New Pants: dress pants, jeans or khakis sizes 30-34 (but any size is acceptable)
  • Wide Brim Hats
  • Long Sleeve Shirts: any kind including dress shirts, which are light weight and provide protection from the sun and pesticides
  • Medications: Tylenol, Bengay, Dramamine, insect repellant, Gaviscon and itch ointments
  • Bath Towels
  • Shampoo - no trial sizes

Other items

Food                       Toiletries                       Household

Salt                          Toothbrushes              Garbage Bags
Sugar                      Toothpaste                    Plates
Rice                          Wash Cloths                 Cups
Pinto Beans           Bath Soap                      Napkins
Cooking Oil            Laundry Detergent      Socks
Canned Fruit                                                 Single-Sized Sheets
Canned Tuna                                                Pillows
Canned Pickled Jalapenos                          Light Blankets

You can also alternatively donate $25 for a shower kits, which provides a farmworker with shampoo, soap, toothpaste, deodorant, razors, a washcloth, Bengay, Benadryl and Ibuprofen.

Call or email Alice Scher with any questions at 919-744-6870 or


Mon, December 9 2019 11 Kislev 5780