January/February 2018 ~ Tevet/Shevat/Adar ~ Vol. 5778
The MCJC Social Action committee prepares and serves dinners for the homeless community of McHenry County at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Woodstock the fourth Wednesday of every month between October and April.
The MCJC-sponsored PADS dinner team consists of Ben & Amy Llaneta (team leaders), BJ Llaneta, Bruce & Marian Weiss, Gene Lindow, Bob & Esther Kaplan, Eileen Franks, Elli Emmons, Linda & Jerry Trachsler, Iza Celewicz, and Leslie Cook.
Forty-five homeless guests were served dinner on October 25 and fifty-one were served dinner on November 22. One of the PADS Program administrators commented at the October 25 dinner, “your synagogue always prepares wonderful dinners for the PADS guests.”