Mitzvah Day

2018 Mitzvah Day will be held on Sunday, Feb. 11.  Please contact Rabbi Pomerantz, Rachel Samek ( or Caryn Zinn Musaffi ( if you would like to be a project captain. In the meantime, check out the fabulous Mitzvah work we accomplished this year!

During our 2017 Mitzvah Day we:

  • Fed 365 Men, Women and Children at the Chapman Partnership and brought books and smiles to many
  • Created 350 food bags for food insecure children in our community
  • Packed boxes and boxes and boxes of clothing for those in need
  • Designed “super” capes for children in the hospital so they would feel a superpower to heal
  • Cleaned local parks and beaches
  • Assembled 48 “preemie packs” for premature newborns at Jackson
  • Signed 50 letters and sent 40 e-mails protesting SB 140 “open carry” legislation
  • Raised 3K for Guitars over Guns – enough $ to buy instruments for an entire school
  • Doubled the amount of food purchased in the Scavenger Hunt for Kosher Food Bank
  • Poured love into 100 birthday kits for children for the Kosher Food Bank
  • Created 125 lentil stew mix jars for the Kosher Food Bank
  • Distributed 4000 granola bars for the homeless
  • Donated blood and platelets
  • Raised $650 for Moms Demand Action
  • Provided dental and visual health check-ups
  • Supported VIBE 305:  A job training food truck for inner city young men
  • Made Seniors smile with a little schmooze, entertainment, plants and puppy love
  • Cared for rescue animals
  • Gave children in need a day of fun and enrichment