Volunteers pack up provides at Skylake Synagogue in North Miami Seashore as warfare in Israel continues – WSVN 7News | Miami Information, Climate, Sports activities

NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – As several horror stories are brought to light due to the war in Israel, several people in South Florida are trying to do anything they can to help.

Volunteers in North Miami Beach on Thursday lined up at Skylake Synagogue, located at 1850 NE 183rd St., to pack, organize and load boxes full of supplies onto trucks that will be sent to Israel.

Some of the volunteers there said they were born in Israel or still had family there. Others simply showed up to the synagogue and said it was the least they could do.

“The community just mobilized itself in a way that is just incredible,” Rabbi Ariel Yeshurun said.

Some of the items that the synagogue is requesting include the following:

  • self opening kosher non-perishable canned foods
  • wool socks 
  • wool hats 
  • rain coats 
  • storm coats
  • Gloves 
  • hydration packs 
  • tactical gloves 
  • camelbaks
  • headlamps 
  • G-Shock watches 
  • heating bags 
  • sleeping bags 
  • thermal shirts (black / green medium, large) 
  • socks (black)
  • underwear (men/women small, medium, large) 
  • blankets
  • sheets
  • toiletries (men, women – shampoo, soap bars, mouthwash, floss, deodorant, tampons, body wash, Q-tips, face moisturizer, hand/foot cream etc) 
  • first aid kits 
  • anitary wipes 
  • over the counter medication 
  • new shoes (men, women, children) 
  • thin mattresses
  • thermal blankets 
  • AA + AAA batteries 
  • power banks for cellphones
  • Ziplock bags (various sizes) 
  • towels 
  • cellular charges 
  • flashlights 
  • Plastic gloves 
  • air mattresses 
  • Bandages 

The synagogue will be accepting donations Thursday from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. and on Friday.

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