Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington


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If you have not registered to volunteer please click on the link on the right hand side of this page.  You can learn a lot about BCGW and the great volunteers that make it run by watching our virtual gala from the Fall of 2020.

 

CLICK  HERE for the Gala video

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Programs and Services

Senior Social Club

Senior Social Club Volunteers assist with programming ideas and implementation.

If you are a new volunteer, please fill out our short application to get started. If you already have a login, please let us know that you would like to learn more about the opportunity!

If you or someone you know would like to join Senior Social Club as a participant...

Meir L'Olam Hospital Support

Meir L'Olam Volunteers bring the Jewish community to hospitals by helping maintain BCGW  hospital rooms, currently located in Washington D.C. and Montgomery County, MD with kosher food and many comfort items. 

Lunzer Food Deliveries

BCGW volunteers deliver thousands of meals a year to patients, older adults and caregivers. The experience can be contactless or include a brief visit. 

 

SmileMakers

Smilemaker volunteers do it all for individuals and families facing health crises.

You can take teens on a hike or to a ball game, deliver pizza to a stressed family, give a fun zoom class...

The opportunities are varied and your ideas and input are appreciated.

 

Transportation to Medical Appointments

 

More than a ride! Volunteers take clients to medical appointments. Some are drop offs and some are escorted. Volunteers and clients bond during the shared time together and help make a trip to the doctor into a meaningful connection.

Bernard Creeger Bikur Cholim House

There are several different volunteer options at the Bernard Creeger Bikur Cholim House: A home of hope and healing in Bethesda, MD where patients and caregivers stay free of charge when in the Greater Washington area for medical treatment. The house is located near the main campus of the National Institutes of Health.

 

Our Mission. Our Values.

Bikur Cholim of Greater Washington/ BCGW provides for the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the ill, the elderly and their loved ones in the Jewish community with compassion and loving kindness as guided by Torah law.