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Mitzvah Day

 

Temple Judea's Social Action Committee is proud to present this year's Mitzvah Day. We want to make sure that everyone is able to participate in meaningful projects whether in-person or in your homes.

Sunday, May 23, 2021:
9:00 - 4:00pm

We can't wait to see the ways Temple Judea will make a difference!

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WAYS TO PARTICIPATE
We want to insure that all can participate, whether by reserving a slot to complete projects in-person, or by a contactless drive-thru.

In-Person:
We are happy to have you join us on campus for an hour-long timeslot to complete the projects you (and your family) select. 
Please note: we require advance notice to safely prepare materials ahead of time. Additionally, due to COVID safety precautions, some projects will require you bring supplies from home.

Drive-Thru:
We welcome you to participate by picking up the supplies for your selected mitzvah projects (10am-12pm), completing them at home, and returning in the afternoon (until 4pm) with completed projects.
Please note: we require advance notice to safely prepare materials ahead of time. Additionally, due to COVID safety precautions, some projects will require you to use supplies from home.

Collections:
ALL participants are invited to drop off items that we are collecting (see below).

Blood Donation
Please consider donating blood through the American Red Cross. Sign up here
And, Click here to fill out your paperwork in advance!

Contribute
Please consider making a donation to Mitzvah Day to cover the costs of materials and supplies!


* Write and decorate thank-you notes for front-line, healthcare, and emergency response workers

* make paracord bracelets for soldiers through Operation Gratitude

* make no-sew comfort blankets for children in foster care through My Stuff Bags

* decorate tote bags for residents of the Los Angeles Jewish Home

* write and decorate letters to soldiers overseas through Operation Gratitude

* People of the Yarn knitting circle

* pre-made sack lunches for Hope of the Valley Mission (see instructions)

* new, white tube socks for Hope of the Valley Mission

* canned/non-perishable food for SOVA

 


ORGANIZATIONS

Jewish World Watch fights genocide and mass atrocities by educating and mobilizing individuals, advocating for policy changes, and funding projects to support and build resilience in conflict-affected communities.

Operation Gratitude sends care packages and personal letters of appreciation to U.S. service members deployed overseas, and sponsors additional programs to lift the spirits and meet the evolving needs of our First Responder, Active Duty, and Veteran communities.

Hope of the Valley Mission assists in the effort of meeting the needs of every hungry and homeless man, woman and child in the greater Los Angeles area.

The Los Angeles Jewish Home is the largest single provider of senior housing in the Los Angeles area.

My Stuff Bags provides new belongings to children who must enter crisis shelters and foster care with nothing of their own, providing comfort and hope to address the immediate physical and emotional needs of rescued children.

SOVA provides free groceries and an array of supportive services to over 9,000 individuals of all ages, ethnicities and religions each month.

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For questions or more information, please email Jennifer Lutzky, Social Action co-chair, at  .