Maos Chitim

The tradition of collecting funds to provide Passover requirements to community members in need goes back centuries and continues today with our annual Maos Chitim (funds for wheat) campaign. This year, recipients were able to get a wide array of kosher-for-passover products and staples in our food bank, and it …

Continue reading

Chanukah Gifts

Children were excited and pleased to receive Chanukah gifts in this year’s holiday campaign. Parents were able to prepare traditional foods such as Latkes with items from the food pantry stocked special for the celebrations. Donors made the holiday special and performed miracles by turning the cold winter facing households …

Continue reading

Sweet New Year

Rosh HaShanah arrives whether families are ready for the expense or not, so we help with food, clothing and other necessities. As in previous years, children, parents, and the elderly in our community were pleased to be able to start the new year with more than they could afford on …

Continue reading

Back to School

Our annual August back to school program was a big success again this year. Students were excited to receive new backpacks and other school supplies that will help them reach educational goals. Parents were thrilled to see their youngsters ready for a new school year, and were grateful for the …

Continue reading


This gallery contains 6 photos.

Bnai Raphael has been recognized by government, civic, and charitable institutions on many occasions. Below is a sampling of awards and letters recognizing our efforts. Bnai Raphael receives no government funding and relies entirely on Tzedaka donations to continue providing resources to individuals and families in need. Become a supporter.