Join a team visiting a Jewish or non Jewish home to bring smiles to the residents. Sing, read, perform, clean out a garden, paint a wall or join in whatever needs doing.
A wide range of projects for different types of volunteers.
Bring and wrap new toys (recycled paper of course!) for giving to needy children as Holiday gifts. Then willing parents pack up cars and deliver the toys to Barnados’ distribution depots
Primary children under the age of 8 or cheder children.
This project is all about asking shoppers to buy additional food, that Mitzvah Day volunteers go on to distribute to the hungry. A really hands on way to help get food right to where it’s needed.
Ideal for students or adults. Not particularly suitable for children
Collect and sort goods for charities and deliver to where they are needed. We are supporting three main causes this year:
The 75th Annual Remembrance Ceremony & Parade
This Mitzvah Day come and experience and support a thousand proud Jewish ex-Servicemen and Woman marching and remembering those who fought but did not return.
Parade and Ceremony 2pm - 2.45pm The Cenotaph, Whitehall, London
Approach a local community farm, nature reserve, cemetery, your council or a national park nearby and find out what projects need doing in a day.
Anyone who likes hands on work and to really help our environment
Help out on a night shift at your local soup kitchen.
Perfect for students, young professionals and night owls!
Work with a local cemetery to clean and improve their space and facilities.
Perfect project for teens!
Make your own project supporting a cause that matters to your community and supporting a charity you care about. There are thousands you can support. See our ideas page for some start points. New project ideas will be added regularly
Dig a new vegetable patch with a view to growing food for the next year. Donate the food that you grow or donate your time to teach someone a little something about gardening.
Make hospital gowns out of old tshirts which then get sent to India for children who are having operations on cleft pallates. For full details please go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/cbbc/bluepeter/getinvolved/appeal.shtml