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Library career for Jenna

Volunteering at Childs Hill Partnership Library in Cricklewood has convinced US student Jenna Wine, 20, to become a librarian.

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Top volunteering team

Six teenage girls who have helped at Kisharon every week for a year are an amazing example of youth volunteering.

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Girls’ tuck shop raises £100

Inspired by the tuck shop run by Kisharon at her school, Ariela Ohrenstein set up her own. Together with her friend Abby Smith, they piled their stall high with bottled water, Coca-Cola, ice cream and crisps and raised almost £100 for Kisharon.

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Back our London Crowdfund campaign

Together we can make our library a crowdfunding winner. We need to raise £6,500 by September and could attract funding from the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.

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Mayor’s award for our six volunteers

Six outstanding Kisharon volunteers were presented with certificates by the Mayor of Barnet Councillor Brian Salinger at the Volunteers’ Week volunteering fair at the Arts Depot in Finchley. The six were Sarah Adler, Peter Lewinson, Terry Markewicz, Eliezer Gilbert, Lisa Silverbeck and David Shemtob.

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Sarah hits the big time

You’ll see our much-loved volunteer, Sarah, at Kisharon, but her smiling face appears all over Barnet this month.

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Call for volunteers to help run Childs Hill Library

Kisharon is looking for volunteers to help at Childs Hill Library from April when it will start to run all library services with Barnet Mencap.

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Learning about disability

Youth members from Hampstead Garden Suburb shul worked with adults supported by Kisharon on Sunday to produce a Tu B’Shvat poster in a Kisharon disability awareness programme.

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Choose a Challenge for 2017

Our 2017 Challenge Events booklet is out now, so take on a Kisharon challenge in 2017!

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Pirkei Avos
“The world stands on three things: Torah, the service of G-d, and deeds of kindness.” Kisharon looks at the person not the disability, teaching Torah, Middos and Mitzvot embracing and cherishing everybody’s special talent and bringing out the best in them.