Putting food (and Much MOre) into the hands of our Jewish neighbors.
Cleveland Chesed Center

No purchase or payment is necessary to enter or win. This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook. Any questions, comments or complaints regarding the contest will be directed to the Chesed Center. By participating, you give permission for the Chesed Center to use your name, entry and any comments for future marketing. We will never give out emails or phone numbers.

Entry Requirements:


  • Please include your child’s name, age, and name(s) of parent(s) and the best way to contact you if your child wins!
  • Please have your child wash their hands before they start creating!
  • Projects should fit in a regular size grocery bag, recommended dimensions less than 12" x 12"
  • Please do not include anything edible or real candles.
  • Projects should be 99% kid-made - adults can help, if needed, for safety
  • If you need some ideas to jog your creativity, here are some links:
    • https://www.bhg.com/holidays/hanukkah/crafts/traditional-hanukkah-handcrafts/
    • https://www.marthastewart.com/2140050/hanukkah-crafts-for-kids
    • https://coffeeandcarpool.com/hanukkah-crafts-for-kids/

Contest Specs:

  • Submission deadline: December 7th at 11:59 PM. (Decorations received after this date will not be entered into the contest, but will still bring smiles to our older adult clients.)
  • Drop off locations:
    • CH: Cleveland Chesed Center: 1898 S. Taylor Rd., Cleveland Hts, OH 44118. 
    • UH/Beachwood: In the Little Free Library on E. Silsby near Beachwood Blvd. (Please put the decoration in an envelope labeled Cleveland Chesed Center)
    • Wickliffe: 28770 Clark Drive, place in a bag on the porch or hang from the mailbox
  • We will upload pictures of all of the projects to Facebook with the child’s first name and age and will tag the parents.  Please “like” our Facebook page so we can tag you – www.facebook.com/clevelandchesedcenter
  • Voting: December 8th @ noon through December 10th @ noon. React to as many projects as you like!
  • Age categories: 5 and under, 6 to 8, 9 to 12, 13 to 17
  • Winners announced December 11th, based on highest number of likes in each age category

Chanukah Decoration Contest OFFICIAL RULES AND INSTRUCTIONS