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A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

A nonprofit, independent news source to inform, inspire, educate and connect the St. Louis Jewish community.

St. Louis Jewish Light

National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis helped provide school essentials; clothes and other items to 2,000 St. Louis-area children during the organization's annual Back to School! Store on July 19. This year was the 20th anniversary of the event. College Hunks Hauling Junk and Moving provided a distribution hub where volunteers picked up boxes of filled backpacks to deliver to partner agencies in the St. Louis area, which distributed the bags to clients and members.

Pack it up: Back to School! Store is on a different roll this year

BY BILL MOTCHAN, SPECIAL TO THE JEWISH LIGHT July 23, 2020

Every summer, hundreds of underserved St. Louis children get much needed school supplies, personal care items and clothing  thanks to the National Council of Jewish Women’s Back to School! Store. This year, in the midst of a pandemic, the event looked...

In this 2018 file photo, Joy Sterneck volunteers at the Jewish Women’s Back to School! Store.The annual event helps provide back to school essentials for children in need.

National Council of Jewish Women St. Louis plans Back to School! Store

July 16, 2020

The National Council of Jewish Women in St. Louis will stage its annual Back to School! Store on Sunday, July 19. Since NCJW started the Back to School! Store 20 years ago, the program has served more than 20,000 local students. “We remain deeply...

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NCJW Back to School! Store

July 21, 2015

The National Council of Jewish Women-St. Louis section hosted its annual Back to School! Store Sunday at Central Reform Congregation. For the past 15 years, volunteers have helped to outfit more than 100,000 children as they prepare to go back to school....

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