For over two decades, Amber Adler has been helping communities grow. She has volunteered at soup kitchens, raised money and paved the way for mother’s of young children that want to participate in their community. Her altruistic endeavors and interfaith efforts has also inspired political figures (on both sides of the aisle) to take notice of the organizations and causes that she supports and begin to help them as well.
Amber Spoke at the Vigil & Rally for O’Shae SibleyAmber Adler hosts community forum with New York City Department of Youth & Community Development.Amber Adler volunteering for COJO-Flatbush for 2023 Holiday Food DistributionCOJO of Flatbush’s Annual Legislative Breakfast 2023 Census Rally with Amber Adler, her children and moreAmber Adler with her children Shmuel and Yaakov at the Pakistani Independence Day EventAmber Adler & family with Executive Director of Masbia at Chanukah EventLag Ba’Omer EventAmber Adler speaks at event at Homecrest Community ServicesNYPD Chief Charles Scholl with NY Senator Charles Schmuer and Amber AdlerAdler children at 60th Precinct
Standing up for the Chinese Community
Amber rally’s for the Chinese Community, at Seaport Buffet, after deadly hammer attack (2019).Lina, Amber and Dave make event to combat stigmas against Chinese Community (March 2020)Amber discusses latest safety concerns with Chinese Community (2022)Amber participating in local seniors Chinese OperaSpeaking at Back to School Event on Avenue U
In Solidarity with the Ukraine
Amber Adler gave a heartfelt speech at the candlelight vigil for UkraineAmber Adler & her children with community leader Angela Kravtchenko.Amber and Lucy at candlelight Vigil for those killed in the Ukraine
Providing Resources & Allocating Money
Amber worked with DYCD to provide Community Resources (2018).As Chair of Neighborhood Advisory Board, Amber held Public Hearing for needs assessment (2019).Brooklyn Borough Hall (2018)Amber Adler is Chair of Neighborhood Advisory Board 15As chair of NAB-15, Amber hosted an important Needs Assessment to collect accurate community data of which would be used to define parameters of funding types.
United with the Pakistani Community
Amber has been a friend of Pakistani community for years (Photo in 2017)United for Free Halal & Kosher Meals for School KidsDistributing Halal Meals (2021)United for the futureAmber launches special distribution with ICNA Relief for prepared halal lunches.Speaking with news about interfaith efforts for communityPress relating to helping Pakistani community during PandemicAmber brought the Needs Assessment survey to Brighton Beach in URDU for first time everMohsin Zaheer reports on 73rd Independence Day Celebration of Pakistan, featuring Amber Adler
Supporting Spanish-Speaking Communities
Protesting inhumane treatment of person’s legally seeking asylumDistributing Food with ICNA to Spanish Speaking Community of Brighton Beach
Advocating for the Jewish Community
Brooklyn DA, Police Captain, Amber Adler and Shmuel Adler discuss spike in recent Hate Crimes at Jewish Children’s MuseumAmber speaks at Press Conference against antisemitsmNY Governor Kathy Hochul with Amber Adler (2022)
Amber Adler standing up against hate, at Press Conference.Vigil for victims of Pittsburgh Synagogue ShootingTestifying at hearing to request funds for educational programs to combat hate & bigotryAmber Adler standing up against hate, at Press Conference.Rally to Protect Houses of WorshipAmber Adler, working with the Mayor’s Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes and Project Witness organized a large presentation and interactive art for students at the Elijah Stroud School.Executive Director, Deborah Lauter and Amber Adler at Mayor’s Office for the Prevention of Hate Crimes.Amber Adler, as Outreach Liaison for Project Witness, helped organize a presentation that brought survivors to speak with students at James Madison High School.Amber Adler’s son Yaakov at Holocaust Memorial Park (in Manhattan Beach), as he places flowers on memorial. He has 7 family members from Poland that survived the Holocaust and he will never forgot the atrocities.
United for the Black Community
Amber was asked to speak at the George Floyd Memorial (6-4-20). Photo by Anna Rathkopf Photo by Anna RathkopfSpeaking Out against Hate
Rallying for Awareness: End Gun Violence
Amber speaks at taking back the streets rally in Coney IslandJune 2, 2022: Gun Violence Awareness Rally. Mayor Eric Adams announces new task force.Amber Adler with her children, Rabbi Weiner and Anthony Batista at shooting response in Coney IslandAmber Adler takes a stand against Gun Violence at the rally for Public Safety
Protecting the Environment
Taking a stand against dangerous conditions caused by Ferry terminal construction, near Kaiser Park.
Advocating for Kids
New York City Hall 2022
Volunteering in the Community
Amber and her children pack boxes of kosher food to distribute at Flatbush Community FundAmber Adler volunteers with COJO every year to pack food boxes for families for Rosh HashanahAmber Adler brings Empire Health to Hannah Kosher Foods for Special Passover distribution (2022).
Helping with Passover distribution at the Shorefront JCC in Brighton Beach.Backpack distribution at JCC-MPPacking boxes at COJO – Flatbush’s annual Pesach Giveaway.Food distribution in Brighton BeachAmber supplied the 60th Precinct with a special batch of surgical masks during the height of the pandemic.Amber Adler distributes food for Rosh Shana at Warbasse2020, Amber Adler sponsored and distributed thousands of surgical masks for the community. (Photo by Rathkopf)Amber regularly volunteers to pack boxes for COJO’s annual Pesach Distribution (2022).
Rallying for Jewish Women
Amber & her children participated in calls to action for Chava Sharabani, who has been refused a Get (Jewish Divorce) for nearly a decade (2020).Amber Adler speaks at #FreeElizabeth Rally on Ocean AvenueAmber Adler and her children rallied to #FreeEvet. This effort led to Evet receiving her get after 17 years.Amber & her children participated in calls to action for Chava Sharabani, who has been refused a Get (Jewish Divorce) for nearly a decade (2020).Amber Adler featured in Vogue Magazine fighting for Agunah’Press relating to The Agunah Movement. Photo by Anna Rathkopf / Rathkopf Photography
Supporting & Honoring Veterans
Lunch with Veterans at Fort HamiltonMemorial Day dedication; 2022 – by DAR & SRNY.Honoring Veterans in ceremony on Memorial Day, 2022
Brooklyn Borough Hall Event for Safe Streets(Former) New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson with Amber Adler and members of Families for Safe Streets at virgil Amber Adler with Tish James rallying for safe street measures for Ocean Parkway Service lanes
Amber Adler speaks at Grand Opening event for a locally owned resturant.Grand Opening with (now Mayor, then Borough President) Eric Adams (2015)Amber Adler with Counci member Chaim Deutsch, Holocaust Survivor Ruth Gruener and District Leader Ari Kagan cut ribbon to open new business (2017)
Supporting Older Adults (Seniors)
Amber Adler and her children help at Senior Center for Thanksgiving DinnerAmber Adler sponsored, secured and distributed surgical masks to seniors when most were unable to (April 2020). Photo by Anna Rathkopf / Rathkopf Photography
Amber organized a Chanukah toy giveaway for 150 kids & families (2021). Amber teamed up with Staples to giveaway gift bags to hundreds of kids in need.Amber teamed up with Staples to giveaway 100 bags backed with School Supplies, to kids in need.Amber organized a Chanukah Dairy Dinner & Toy GiveawayAmber teamed up with Hannah Kosher Foods, Our Life & Empire to host a mega-sized food giveaway for 800 families!Amber teamed up with Hannah Kosher Foods, Our Life & Empire to host a mega-sized food giveaway for 600 families!Kosher Food giveaway at Hannah Kosher FoodsAmber teamed up with Staples to giveaway gift bags to hundreds of kids in need.Amber fostered a partnership between Empire Health and Hannah Kosher Foods for Pesach Giveaway and other distributions.Amber teamed up with Hannah Kosher Foods, Our Life & Empire to host a mega-sized food giveaway for 500 families! Amber teamed up with Hannah Kosher Foods, Our Life & Empire to host a mega-sized food giveaway for 500 families!Screenshot from June 15, 2022 news video coverage. Amber and Aharon of HFK spoke with reporters about the days turnout.
Honored for Efforts & Featured on Billboards across NYC
Amber Adler was selected as 1 of 10 Coronavirus Heroes & featured across hundreds of NYC billboards (2021). Photo by Anna Rathkopf / Rathkopf Photography Photo by Anna Rathkopf / Rathkopf Photography Photo by Anna Rathkopf / Rathkopf Photography