COAST is a collaborative effort of Chabad on Campus and Ohr Atid connecting Washington University student volunteers with special needs children in St. Louis for a Jewish community educational experience. The volunteers give hours of their time on Sundays to developing a relationship with a special child. They sing, review Hebrew letters,  act out stories from the week’s parsha, and a host of other activities.  A customized and tailored experience is based on the specific needs of each child provided by the extensive commitments and preparation of their Wash. U. student buddy,