The Multifaith Alliance For Syrian Refugees held its first Orange County fundraiser recently at Temple Bat Yahm.
“It went great,” explained Jackie Menter, member of OC Multifaith Alliance. “It was heartwarming to see the support. It was also very successful. We exceeded our fundraising goal, which we are obviously very excited about. We anticipated raising $20,000, but raised $30,000 to provide direct humanitarian aid to Syrian refugees and those displaced within Syria’s borders.”
Jackie, who also serves as Chair of the Social Justice Initiative of the Jewish Collaborative of Orange County, said that participating local faith organizations included St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Temple Bat Yahm, and the Jewish Collaborative of Orange County (JCoOC).
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