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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 Tikkun 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 Programs

Hurricane Florence Response

NECHAMA is responding to Hurricane Florence. We will be providing services including muck and guts as well as debris removal.

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Hurricane Maria – Puerto Rico Rebuild

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 – Wharton County Rebuild

NECHAMA is working in Texas 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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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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Latest Updates

NECHAMA Florence Response – 9/16/18 Update

NECHAMA staff left this morning from Minnesota en route to Atlanta ahead of a deployment into the Carolinas. We will help homeowners impacted by the damaging floods caused by Hurricane... Read More

NECHAMA Florence Response – 9/14/18 Update

As we speak, the residents of North and South Carolina continue to endure punishing winds and torrential rain, hour after hour. Hurricane Florence is a storm like we have never... Read More

NECHAMA Florence Response – 9/12/18 Update

Hurricane Florence continues to grow in size and strength. Now a Category 4 storm, the storm itself is larger than Hurricane Harvey in terms of size and will affect a... Read More


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