Florence Relief

This page will be updated regularly as more collection sites and additional details become available. Please stay tuned over the next few days for more information.

Meanwhile, if you have any questions, please contact Yisrael Frenkel or call (678) 222-3769.

Collection Sites

Congregation Or VeShalom 

Jewish Family and Career Services

Temple Beth Tikvah

Temple Kehillat Chaim

Sandy Springs
Congregation B’nai Torah 

Virginia Highland
Congregation Shearith Israel 

Supplies Needed

All cleaning supplies

Baby diapers

Baby wipes

Infant formula

Children’s vitamins

Personal cleaning wipes 

Soap/body wash



Adult diapers

Garbage bags 



Work gloves



Reusable water bottles



5-Gallon buckets

Below are the ongoing resources we are aware of. If you have are still in need of a place to stay, or if you have any questions, please contact Yisrael Frenkel or call (678) 222-3769.

Camp Ramah Darom
If you are an evacuee and need help, please email.

Congregation Ner Tamid (Reform)

Located in Marietta/West Cobb, evacuees in need of Kol Nidre and Yom Kippur tickets are welcome at Congregation Ner Tamid. For seating availability and security reasons, please contact the synagogue in advance, via email or by calling (678) 264-8575.  

Congregation Or VeShalom (Sephardic)

If you are an evacuee and need help in Atlanta, please contact Adam Kofinas or call (404) 633-1737.

Jewish Family and Career Services
Those who need help getting through the stress, anxiety and trauma of Hurricane Florence can call and talk to an intake person at (770) 677-9474. The intake team can also help connect callers to JF&CS’s clinical and other services.

Marcus JCC Atlanta

MJCCA will be offering guest passes to anyone hosting hurricane evacuees in their home, as well as their guests. The Zaban Park campus offers swimming, basketball, food, buy food, gym and more. To obtain the guest passes, please come to the front desk. Visit atlantajcc.org for quick links to hours and exercise schedules.

The Davis Academy

The doors of The Davis Academy, Atlanta’s Reform Jewish Day School, are open to families seeking support, including schooling for their children. Please contact Davona Benzel for assistance.

The Epstein School

The Epstein School joins the greater Jewish community to come together in supporting those who may require assistance. Evacuees in need of resources, including possible housing and schooling, please send an email to Laura Blaskett.

The Breman Museum

The Breman Museum is offering free admission for all Hurricane Florence evacuees with a valid ID from NC, SC, or VA.

The Temple (Reform)

There is a cadre of volunteers who would be delighted to deliver soup and challah to temporary residences in the Atlanta area, in anticipation of Shabbat or the Holy Days.


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