Posts Tagged ‘SPARC’

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Laying Out The Welcome Mat

Shaarey Zedek reaches out to LGBTQ+ community. Congregation Shaarey Zedek is making a concerted effort to reach out to marginalized communities, starting with those who identify as “LGBTQ+”: lesbian, gay, bisexual, transsexual, queer and any sexual or gender minority that doesn’t yet have an initial. Rabbi Aaron Starr announced the initiative in his May 26…

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Ignite The SPARC

Single-parent resource program connects families to the Jewish community.

Chances are, if you’re a single parent, you are consumed by such thoughts as “How am I going to afford everything now that I’m a single parent,” “What am I going to do to entertain my kids all weekend,” “How in the world do I fill out these college scholarship applications” and, of course, the dreaded “What’s for dinner?”

These thoughts are probably keeping you up at night, away from the sleep you so desperately need now that you are “doing it all.”

Whether you have little ones at home or kids in college, single parenthood has its innate challenges, and sometimes you just need a little help.

The Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit has brought back an essential program for single Jewish parents in our community. SPARC (Single

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