Volunteer Corner

Volunteers Needed to Help Make Geneva Beautiful!

May 19, 8 a.m.

FVJN volunteers (and friends!) are needed to help with planting on Saturday, May 19, starting at 8 a.m.

The גָן we are responsible for is on the southwest corner of State St. (Rt. 38) and Third St., in Geneva.

You can just show up or contact our volunteer garden coordinator, Marci: marci@worddesigner.net.

If able, bring gardening gloves, shovel, trowel, clippers, etc.

Swedish Days 2012

Planning for this year’s FVJN booth at Swedish Days (June 19 – 24) has begun!

Our FVJN Swedish Days committee members are:

  • Mike Yackley, chairperson
  • Dan Simon
  • Kimberly Fivelson
  • Dave Larson

This is one of our biggest fundraisers, and you can help out and have a lot of fun at the same time! Contact Mike at: Mikey@fvjn.org to volunteer at our booth!

FVJN Lazarus House Volunteer Project

Volunteers needed once a month!

FVJN individuals and families are needed to provide dinner the first Wednesday of each month to the guests of Lazarus House, a shelter located in St. Charles. Please consider helping with this FVJN Volunteer Project and sign up, now! Volunteers are currently needed for May, June and July.

Past FVJN families who’ve prepared and provided dinners include the Weinbergers, the Kurals, and the Evans families.

For info, tips and more, please RSVP to Bethany at: bkural73@hotmail.com, 630-208-6301.


Tzedakah Charity Gardening

Calling all FVJNers who love to garden and help provide healthy food to people in need!

When: 5-7pm Wednesday Evenings

Where: Pushing the Envelope Farm, 1700 Averill Road, Geneva

What: Come and help out at Pushing the Envelope Farm’s Tzedakah Charity Garden. Volunteers help us plant, maintain, and harvest food for the Northern Illinois Foodbank. Drop ins welcome, or call 607.654.8244 for more details.

About Us: Pushing the Envelope Farm is a Jewish educational and community farm. The farm grows and sells organic produce and has milking goats, laying chickens, and honey bees.

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