As busloads of asylum seekers have arrived in New York City during the past week, they have been met by volunteers and workers from Masbia, a food network which has provided emergency supplies to the weary and destitute travelers.
Roger Milliner was one of dozens of workers at a resource fair on the grounds of Lincoln hospital this weekend. He’s part of one of the many organizations across New York providing community services for those seeking asylum in the city.
Leaving his home in Monsey well before five a.m. on Sunday morning to get to New York's Port Authority by six a.m., Legislator Aron Wieder was on a pay-it-forward mission for his grandparents.
To Sponsor Masbia Relief Click HERE. Buses with at least 140 asylum seekers arrived in New York Sunday in what officials are calling the largest single-day arrival of migrants from Texas.
To Sponsor Masbia Relief Click HERE. When New York City schools open next month, they will have an influx of hundreds of migrant children sent here from Texas with the asylum-seeking families.
Masbia Relief On Boro Park 24: Masbia Welcomes 200 Migrants To NYC This Morning With Smiles, Shoes, And Socks
On Tuesday night at 10 pm, 12 migrants arrived at the Port Authority Midtown Bus Terminal without shoes.
To Sponsor Masbia Relief Click HERE. Local activists say that some of the migrants bussed-in from the Texas border Tuesday night arrived without shoes, or anywhere to go. Volunteers from the Masbia Relief team are at the Port Authority today helping those migrants, along with the Office of Immigrant Affairs and the immigrant workers organization, la Colmena.
Masbia Mentioned In JNS: Rabbis, Jewish Relief Outlets Offer Aid And Support To Flood Victims In Kentucky
While Kentucky’s small Jewish community was not impacted by the flood, Jewish organizations are nevertheless pitching in to help. In addition to Chabad and the Israel consulate, Masbia, a kosher soup kitchen based in the Chassidic neighborhood of Boro Park, N.Y. The organization’s disaster relief team, which includes its executive director Rabbi Alexander Rapaport, went down to Kentucky to deliver needed supplies, including bleach and blow-up beds.
Staff of Masbia, a New York-based, Orthodox Jewish-run food network, traveled to Jackson, Kentucky, this week, to assist victims of catastrophic flooding in the area.
As the voter registration deadline for the upcoming primaries rapidly approaches, one community organization in Borough Park is giving out registration forms to those who stop for food.