Mission And Values

NECHAMA, rooted in the Jewish value of Tikkun Olam, repairing the world, provides comfort and hope to communities by engaging volunteers in disaster recovery work.

  • Mipnei Darchei Shalom – Building Relationships – מפני דרכי שלום
  • Gemilut Chasadim – Acts of Lovingkindness – גמילות חסדים
  • Tzedekah – Charity/Justice – צדקה
  • Ahavat Orchim – Love The Stranger – אהבת אורחים
  • Lo Ta’Amod – Don’t Stand Idly By – לא תעמוד
  • Rachamim – Compassion – רחמים
  • Tikkun Olam – Repairing The World – תיקון עולם

Learn How This Informs And Drives Our Work

First Annual Warehouse Reception

Join us at the NECHAMA warehouse on September 22nd in Burnsville, MN for an afternoon event where you will learn about the world of disaster response and what it means to those involved. Come meet the NECHAMA team, tour the warehouse, and get first-hand stories of the response work that the organization has been providing in Minnesota and across the country.


Current Programs

MN Warehouse Volunteer Events

Throughout the year, NECHAMA offers warehouse workday and worknight events in Minnesota. It’s an opportunity for volunteers in and around the Twin Cities, to take part in our work by assisting us in maintaining our fleet, tools, and equipment.

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Volunteer On Future Programs

Sign up to join NECHAMA on future programs throughout the United States.

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Latest Updates

NECHAMA Board Ratifies Updated Organizational Values

After months of work, the NECHAMA Board of Directors ratified updated organizational values at their Board Meeting on September 19th, 2019. The values build upon our history and work –... Read More

North Carolina Assessment Ends

The community of Ocracoke Island graciously welcomed our Dorian Assessment Team and our partners at IOCC. As we wrap up our Assessment period in response to Hurricane Dorian, we’ve determined... Read More

Clifton and Janie – Hurricane Dorian

We’ve had the privilege to assist a couple families while we did our Assessment of Ocracoke Island. Siblings Clifton and Janie live in their childhood home, the home their father... Read More


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