Moscow, May 22, Interfax - The Federation of Jewish Communities of Russia holds a charitable action on delivery of free food sets to 12,000 families in Moscow and the Moscow Region.
"The commandment of love to the neighbor is basic in Judaism and other religions, first of all it should be manifested in concrete good affairs. Helping others in a difficult situation, we invest in a harmonious society and strengthen peace," FJCR President Alexander Boroda told journalists on Friday.
Each parcel is a 20-kg set of Kosher food, which includes a challah and grape juice for the Shabbat, poultry, sausage, frozen stakes of humpback salmon, tinned salmon, oil, eggs, tea, coffee, sugar, spaghetti, buckwheat, rice, chocolate, zephyr, waffles, potatoes, onion, carrot, apples, oranges.
Up to 800 parcels are delivered every day. Packaging goes on without breaks as it is important to deliver them as quickly as possible to all those who are waiting for them, organizers said.
Among recipients are young families with children and old people in the risk group.