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Stephanie Levin

Meghan Orth

The PJCC is a non-profit organization that relies upon generous donations to continue serving our community and those in need.



Community Garden | Grow Justice, Fight Hunger Program | PJCC


To get involved sign up for one or our Garden Service Days!

Hunger in San Mateo County?
We Are Doing Something About It!

Justice Garden (Gan Tzedek)

One in four individuals in our community will be at risk of hunger—and our PJCC
will be part of the food justice equation. The mission of the PJCC’s new “Justice Garden”
is to grow organic produce to help feed local families at LifeMoves.
We will also provide social action, learning activities, educational workshops,
gardening instruction, and much more. By practicing the Jewish value of repairing
the world, tikkun olam, we will literally sow the seeds of justice for people in need.

The Justice Garden provides:

  • Social Action
  • Learning Activities
  • Educational Workshops
  • Gardening Instruction

We provide hands-on learning experiences for our preschool and other local schools that include plants, nutrition and how we can heal the world.

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Delivering Results!

preschool shelter

PJCC Preschoolers deliver freshly picked produce to the shelter! 

Pictured are Ethan & Max Smith and
Sadie & Owen Salles.

From 2014 to 2015, together we have achieved:

  • over 560 pounds of produce delivered to LifeMoves, including:
  • spinach
  • tomatoes
  • corn
  • carrots
  • summer squash
  • potatoes

Excited volunteers, from toddlers to seniors, plant, pluck and prune on each Garden Service Day.

11 raised garden beds overflow with organic produce such as: lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, watermelon, green beans, sweet potatoes, eggplant, corn, carrots, strawberries, and herbs.

And new produce ripens every day! Justice Garden is well on its way to feeding homeless families at LifeMoves, and all because of you.

Todah Rabah (thank you)!

Featured in the 2017 Bay Area Edition of the Slingshot Guide!

Slingshot Guide

The PJCC’s pioneering “Grow Justice, Fight Hunger” community garden project has been named one of 22 innovative Bay Area Jewish initiatives in the Bay Area Edition of the annual Slingshot Guide.
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Funded by the Jewish Community Federation and Endowment Fund's North Peninisula Regional Impact Committee.


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