Social Action Events

Making a Difference Together
“You are not required to complete the work, yet you are not allowed to desist from it”
– Pirkei Avot, 2:21

The mission of TAE’s Social Action Committee is to encourage the education of and participation in understanding the local, national and global human needs around us. Whether the need is immediate or ongoing, we seek to develop and perform meaningful programs and acts of tikkun olam (healing the world) which respond to those needs. We strive to perform mitzvot reflecting the ideals of Reform Judaism and welcome involvement from all temple members.

For more about our Social Action Committee visit the Social Action on the TAE Website.

Social Action Page 

Social Action Upcoming Events:

Coats for Casa

Do you have old coats or winter clothes in your closets? Winter is here.
Reclaim some closet space and help a foster youth stay warm this winter by donating them.

The Coats for Casa event collects gently used winter clothes such as coats, jackets, sweaters, hoodies, mittens/gloves, winter hats and scarves to help foster youth at Casa Pacifica stay warm during the chilly months.

Casa Pacifica is an organization that offers to foster youth services that include emergency shelter, medical assistance and other community-based interventions. Coats of all sizes are needed.

Items may be dropped off at temple from January 1 until January 10. For a list of other drop off locations and more information, visit the event website:

TAE member Rick Winters of Winters Financial Group and Lydia Gable of Compass Real Estate have teamed up to host the 10th Annual Coats for Casa charity event on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. at Three Springs Park in Westlake Village.

Coats for Casa Charity Event Information
Children and people of all ages will be able to come play in the snow, go sledding, do crafts as well as enjoy complimentary coffee and smoothies, all while supporting a worthy cause by dropping off gently used warm clothing items.
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Toy Drive

NEW Toy and Children’s Book Drive


For many years we have received toy donations from a toy company to be given out during our Holiday Dinner taking place on Christmas Day, but this year they are not able to help us. 

Please reach out to your friends and ask them to make a donation so we have toys and books to give out at the Holiday Dinner and make this even magical for all.

Drop off your donations in the donation box located in front of the reception desk in the Temple office by December 22.

Mitzvah Day Preview

Help make a difference!

There are 3 ways that you can help as we prepare for Mitzvah Day!!!

From shoes to candy to used shirts… There is something for everyone.

Get Involved

Collecting Gently Used Women’s Handbags
August 15, 2019 – September 13, 2019

The Women’s Interfaith Network will be collecting gently used handbags which will be filled with toiletries and distributed to homeless women. Please drop donations in the box in the temple office. Contact with any questions.

Welcome Baskets

Welcome baskets for new Many Mansions residents.

From July 1-July 15, the interfaith community will be collecting supplies to make welcome baskets for the 40 new families moving into a new Many Mansions facility-Ormond Villas in Oxnard (low income housing for Veterans.) In August, we will come together to make the baskets.

Here is how you can help!

  1. Sign up at // to select what you would like to donate.
  2. Purchase the items. You can also purchase them online and have them delivered directly to TAE between July 1-15. Then instructions are in the sign -up link.
  3. Drop off your items in the box in the TAE office from July 1-15.
  4. Join us to put together the baskets on August 5 at 7:00pm in the social hall.

Questions? email