A Women’s Place- Make personal care packages and cards for residents at A Women’s Place.
Location: Atrium Children 5+ - Adult 10AM
Ask the Doctor – Free blood pressures. Ask about your risk for heart disease, BMI wheel available for questions about weight, where to get your medications for less money, the difference between the flu and a cold, etc. Visit Dr. Schorr’s table anytime during Mitzvah Day.
Location: Hallway near sanctuary
Breakfast Bags for ‘Aid for Friends’ – Make breakfast bags containing various items for the frail and elderly. Help decorate the paper bags that will hold the breakfast foods.
Location: Atrium Children 5+ - adult
Canned Goods Collection and Separation - Separate food into kosher and non-kosher categories. Check expiration dates.
Every child is requested to bring at least one non-perishable food item to Sunday School on Mitzvah Day. Boxed cereals especially needed!
to be donated to St. Mary Cancer Center and Greenwood House. Make gloves, mittens, hats, scarves for the needy. Yarn provided or bring your own – bring your own hooks and needles.
Wanted: Teens-Adults who can knit or crochet.
Location: Shir Ami Moadon in Religious School Hallway 10AM
Library Project– Rearrange and shelve books. Work on catalog card file, etc.
Location: Shir Ami Library 12+ - Adult 10AM
Mensch Warehouse – The Mensch Warehouse Bar Mitzvah suit exchange is collecting very gently used boys suits to donate to Jewish families in Northeast Philadelphia. SUITS MUST BE DRY CLEANED AND BAGGED. Boy's dress shirts, dress shoes, belts and ties would also be appreciated. Bring your donations to the Registration Table. Questions call Becky Batcha 215-493-6256
PHILLY AIDS Walk – To take place in the fall. Call Andee Losben 215-860-6868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about transportation and / or registration.
Ask Andee about becoming a chaperone!
Location: Center City Philadelphia Small children - Adult
SHAFTY and Religious School - MULTI-MITZVAH MANIA!
SHAFTY will be coordinating projects for our youth including card making, letters to the troops, decorating flower pots and making friendship bracelets for nursing homes, decorating bookmarks to promote literacy, etc.
Mitzvah & LINCS hours granted upon request.
Rabbi Goldberg email@example.com
Rebecca Benoff 215-321-4573 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Ferne Levy 215-579-5775 or email@example.com
Location: Classrooms then moving to the social hall
Shir Ami Food Pantry– Help separate food, discard outdated items, package for distribution to various agencies.
Tyler Park – Clean up on trails, remove debris and overgrown trees/bushes. Manual labor involved.
Location: Tyler Park Adults only! 10AM
Walk for Cancer - Once again, the Early Learning Center will be sponsoring a walk in memory of Bobbi Slutzsky – a beloved teacher at our school for many years. Participants need to fill out
a special form to sign up for the Cancer Walk in order to help raise funds for Cancer research. Any questions call Barbara Cohen 215-968-6255 or Barbara Adler 215-757-3114 or Barbara Blumberg 215-504-6181.
Location: Shir Ami Parking Lot 5+ - Adult
Breakfast in the Atrium – Help with breakfast set-up for Mitzvah Day volunteers.
Location: Atrium Teens – Adults 7:45AM
Lunch in the Social Hall – Help with lunch set-up for Mitzvah Day volunteers. Lunch will be served at 1:00PM
All volunteers are invited to join us for bagels and beverages in the Atrium before Rabbi Strom's blessing at 9AM in the Sanctuary. All volunteers are invited for lunch at 1PM at which time you will have a chance to share your mitzvah experience.