It is more blessed to give than to receive - and even better when you can give on barter!  We are pleased to provide our members with the opportunity to support a growing number of charitable organizations using AOB trade dollars.  They appreciate the support we give them and use every trade dollar they can get.

Council for Jewish Elderly: CJE is dedicated to providing quality programs and services for all older adults and their families.  CJE's range of services extends from assisting those who live in their own homes but need occasional physical or psychological support, to those who need the most protection and care in a long term care facility.  Among the services offered are frozen meals, live-in caregivers, and assistance with bathing and dressing.  Senior housing options are located in Chicago and the North suburbs.  Contact Joe Atkin at 773-508-1000.

Ember 911: Charitable organization dedicated to children's safety education  available at no charge to fire departments, schools, organizations, and parents to introduce the importance of safety in every day life when it comes to fire, poison, firearms, weather, and more.  Donations of AOB dollars welcome!  Location: Momence, IL  Contact: John Sokol, President  Telephone: 815-669-7300

Flowers for Heroes: Non-profit organization promoting Gold Star family awareness, veteran appreciation, and gravesite flowers.  Terms: Barter dollar donations appreciated and also tax deductible.  Location: 205 E. Butterfield Rd.,
Elmhurst, IL  Contact: Russ Phillip   Telephone: 877-923-2769

Glenkirk: Glenkirk's mission is to provide quality, lifetime supports and services which empower individuals with developmental disabilities to participate fully in all areas of community life.  3504 Commercial Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062.  Contact Karl Kopp,  847.272.5111, or e-mailing  Web site:

Long Road Home Rescue: Not-For Profit Animal Rescue offering animal Adoptions $100 - $400 Full Trade.  Tax deductible AOB donations greatly appreciated!  Location: 13553 Cicero Ave., PMB 292, Crestwood, IL  Contact: Ryan McGrail, Kathleen McGrail, or Melinda Skotnik  Telephone: 708-232-3364

People's Resource Center: People's Resource Center provides food, clothing, ESL tutoring and computer training to low-income DuPage County families.  Location: 201 S. Naperville Rd., Wheaton, IL  Contact: Karen Hill, Director of Development Telephone: 630-682-5402 Ext. 231 

Synagogue for Russian Jews: Milwaukee Synagogue for Russian Jews helps Russian immigrants in the Chicago and Milwaukee areas.  Some of the services they provide: Summer Camps for Kids, Teen Programs, Food Pantry - Feeding hundreds of families per month, English as Second Language Instruction, and Citizenship Classes.  Additional information available from Rabbi Milchtein at 414-961-0234.  Contact AOB to make donation. 

Yeshiva Migdal Torah: Religious non profit educational institution.  Migdal Torah’s mission is to reunite Jews with Judaism. Offering a variety of classes and programs, Migdal Torah is the home to Jews of all backgrounds. Every individual at Migdal Torah is given the ability to develop a relationship with their Judaism, each at their own pace.  Terms: Tax deductable donations of AOB dollars gladly welcomed.  Location: 2728 W. Pratt Blvd., Chicago, IL  Contact: Rachel Alter   Telephone: 773-465-7600


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