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

Current Programs

Puerto Rico Earthquakes

The NECHAMA Disaster Response Team (DRT) is in Puerto Rico to meet with our partners at the Footprint Project, complete an assessment, and determine the feasibility, longevity, and structure of a potentially longer-term support program focused on solar power access for communities.

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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

Exploring Solar Programing In Puerto Rico

Our Disaster Response Team is coming to the end of their second week in Puerto Rico, working with the Footprint Project to assess the potential for a more extensive program... Read More

Puerto Rico Assessments Continue

Our Disaster Response Team is half way through our initial Assessment of the Earthquakes in Puerto Rico. They’re continuing to visit existing Footprint Project Solar Station Sites, and are assessing... Read More

NECHAMA Recieves Support From American Trucks Positive Payload Program

NECHAMA is proud to be a recipiant of the American Trucks Positive Payload Program. Designed to benefit non-profit charitable organizations who use and rely on pickup trucks and pickup truck... Read More


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