NECHAMA Launches Houston and Puerto Rico Rebuild Projects

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NECHAMA – Jewish Response to Disaster is a 501(c)(3) volunteer organization providing clean-up and recovery assistance to homes and businesses affected by natural disaster.

Guided by the Jewish values of Tikun Olam, repairing the world, performing good acts, and helping the stranger, NECHAMA offers a helping hand in the spirit of goodwill and creating mutual respect and understanding among people.

What We Do

Current Projects

Hurricane Maria – Puerto Rico Rebuild Project

Following the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, NECHAMA has launched it’s first ever Project outside the continental United States. We are currently accepting volunteers and donations to make this Project a success.

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Hurricane Harvey – Houston Rebuild

NECHAMA is working in the greater Houston area to rebuild homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. We will be providing services including installing drywall and insulation – as well as other basic repairs and are currently accepting volunteers to join us.

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Latest Updates

72 Hours in Houston – Notes from our Executive Director

It’s been six months since Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas, devastating communities, and altering lives. After helping more than 150 families during our Houston Response Project, NECHAMA teams began... Read More

March 29: NECHAMA Night at Sociable Cider Werks in Minneapolis

Sociable Cider Werks is hosting NECHAMA for a night of fun! Join us for a half hour, or for the whole evening. For every pint purchased (they have beer too),... Read More

NECHAMA Kicks Off Houston Rebuild Project

NECHAMA staff returned to Houston this week to begin assessments and setting up for our Houston Rebuild Project. Kicking off with our Alternative Spring Break, we plan to provide basic... Read More


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