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The Pantry Packers packaging facility promotes hands-on volunteering in the capital

By NAAMA BARAK
July 8, 2015 17:52
The Pantry Packers packaging facility

The Weinbergs take time out from their vacation to volunteer.. (photo credit: NAAMA BARAK)

 
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While a vacation or family and community excursions aren’t usually associated with packing dry goods, more and more people are looking to incorporate an added value to their outings. Many find an opportunity to do so in the Pantry Packers project in the capital.

The program is part of Colel Chabad, the humanitarian arm of the Chabad movement in Israel. Run by Houstonborn Rabbi Menahem Traxler, the project gives groups the chance to provide poor families across the country with food security.

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