Miri Levy, owner of Holy Land Restaurant in Oakland, has launched an effort to feed soup and baked confections to the East Bay homeless.
On cold-weather days, Levy makes a pot of hot soup, packs up her minivan and delivers meals to those living on the streets. Local shops, such as Arizmendi Bakery, help out by donating baked goods.
Levy’s son helps out by handing out meals, along with other volunteers. The restaurateur is in talks with her son’s Jewish day school to get his classmates involved. Oakland-based Temple Sinai preschool is taking part in the project as well by donating vegetables for the soup.
Levy is seeking volunteers as well as financial donations. Any support will be directly used for purchasing containers and supplies for the meals. Donations can be sent via PayPal to firstname.lastname@example.org. For information, visit www.facebook.com/HolyLandRestaurant.