Mitzvah Day

MITZVAH DAY 2019

WE HAVE CLOSED REGISTRATION. IF you plan on walking in be prepared to particpate in one of the open activities below & Bring Donations Associated with that project.

The following projects are still available 

 

  1. Children’s Safe Harbor

Description: We provide a safe harbor and support to at risk children, youth, and families-keeping brothers and sisters together, strengthening families, and guiding youth towards independence.

Activity: Make bags filled with items for the Children’s Safe Harbor. We will provide bags to be decorated. Please bring stencils and fabric markers.

What to bring: All ITEMS MUST BE NEW! Tissues, paper towels, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, laundry detergent, toiletries (full size), brushes/combs, feminine hygiene products, clothing for children, baby supplies: bibs, diapers, wipes, onesies, Bedding and linens (twin)

  • All Ages

 

  1. Hearts for Kylee Foundation
  • Hearts for Kylee is a non-profit for children who have or need cardiac replacements or cardiac care.

Activity: Stuffing Hearts for Kylee Care Packages. We will provide bags to be decorated. Please bring stencils and fabric markers.

What to bring: gas cards, toiletries, small notepads, pens, chapstick, kids socks (with rubber soles), pink gift bags, adult socks (rubber soles).

  • All Ages

 

  1. Jubilee Center of South Broward

Description: Provides emergency resources and relief from hunger & despair.

Activity: Prepare sandwiches for the homeless. 

What to bring: Peanut butter & jelly, bread, zip lock sandwich bags, juice boxes, and individual bags of chips.

Ages: 5 and older

 

  1. Landscaping at Temple Beth Emet

Activity: Help us beautify the landscaping around Temple Beth Emet, the playground, sanctuary & surrounding areas

What to bring: Bring gardening tools, gloves, sunscreen and hats. Donate plants, trees and mulch.

Ages: 10 and older

 

  1. Hair Donation

Activity: Donate 10" or longer of hair to be made into hairpieces for children. Hairdresser will be present at the Temple to provide free haircut. Hair must be free from chemical damage.

Ages: All Ages

 

  1. Pace Center for Girls – Decorate Bags
  • PACE provides girls and young women an opportunity for a better future through education, counseling, training and advocacy.

Decorate Bags: Make bags filled with items for the girls. We will provide bags to be decorated. Please bring stencils and fabric markers.

What to bring: Feminine hygiene products, deodorant, underwear sizes 10-12, 12-16 and women’s sizes, socks, training bras, school supplies.

  • All Ages

 

  1. Precious Dreams

Description: Precious Dreams supports the well-being of foster and homeless children by using a special technique focused on using bedtime necessities and positive reinforcement to empower children to recognize and focus on their dreams.

Activity: Providing Comfort Bags for foster and homeless children.

What to bring: All items must be NEW. Small fleece blanket, fun small pillow, high socks for ages 6-10, a stress squeeze toy or spinner, a journal for teens or a children’ story book, a stuffed animal, eye mask to cover eyes while sleeping.

Ages: All Ages

  1. Showering Love
  • Showering Love was created to restore dignity and hope to people experiencing homelessness with weekly showers to inspire the desire for self-sufficiency.

Activity: Help make shower bags for the homeless

What to bring: New: Socks, Under garments, t-shirts, 1 Day Bus passes, Gas Cards, Toothpaste, tooth brush, hygiene products, razors, combs, hair brushes, etc. and Gently used work boots

  • All Ages

 

  1. The Cupboard at JFS (Off Campus Activity)*
  • A kosher food pantry aiming to wipe out hunger in the Jewish community.

Activity: Help unpack, sort, inventory and stock shelves at the Cupboard located at 4703 S.W. 51 STREET BAY #5 DAVIE, FL 33314. The activity is from NOON – 2:00 PM

What to bring: ALL ITEMS MUST BE KOSHER: oil, sugar, dry goods, beans, flour, ketchup, mayo, mustard, applesauce, salad dressing, peanut butter, cereal, rice, juice boxes, cookies, crackers and oatmeal.  

  • 6 and older

(Please note - most projects have been filled with volunteers and are no longer listed or available for registration besides the ones listed above)