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

Wheaton, WI – Tornado Response

NECHAMA is responding to an EF-3 tornado in Wheaton, WI

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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

L’Shanah Tovah – Join Me In Starting This New Year With A Commitment To Tikkun Olam

Friends, As we head into the Jewish High Holy Days, we find ourselves closing the books on two historic years of hurricane response. When our NECHAMA team departed for Houston,... Read More

NECHAMA Responding To EF-3 Tornado In Wheaton, WI

On Tuesday September, 24th, a line of storms storms rolled through western Wisconsin – resulting in an EF-3 tornado touching down in Wheaton, WI. The storm has caused extensive damage... Read More

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


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