Makeup Artist Trish McEvoy Donates New Clothing to the HUC-JIR Soup Kitchen - Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion
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Makeup Artist Trish McEvoy Donates New Clothing to the HUC-JIR Soup Kitchen

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Thursday, January 20, 2011

HUC-JIR Student Volunteers with a donation of new clothing from makeup artist Trish McEvoy


Renowned makeup artist Trish McEvoy, founder of Trish McEvoy Beauty, recently donated new clothing to the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) Soup Kitchen at the New York Campus.

Every Monday evening, the HUC-JIR student-run Soup Kitchen welcomes over 100 homeless and hungry guests for a nutritious meal.  The Soup Kitchen Clothing Closet provides free clothing and toiletries, as well as a sewing service. The student volunteers at the Soup Kitchen Clothing Closet received the donation from Trish McEvoy and distributed the clothing to Soup Kitchen guests on Monday, January 10, 2011.

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Founded in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is North America's leading institution of higher Jewish education and the academic, spiritual, and professional leadership development center of Reform Judaism. HUC-JIR educates leaders to serve North American and world Jewry as rabbis, cantors, educators, and nonprofit management professionals, and offers graduate programs to scholars and clergy of all faiths. With centers of learning in Cincinnati, Jerusalem, Los Angeles, and New York, HUC-JIR's scholarly resources comprise the renowned Klau Library, The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, museums, research institutes and centers, and academic publications. In partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and the Central Conference of American Rabbis, HUC-JIR sustains the Reform Movement's congregations and professional and lay leaders. HUC-JIR's campuses invite the community to cultural and educational programs illuminating Jewish heritage and fostering interfaith and multiethnic understanding.