Spotlight Projects are facilitated and prepared by Mitzvah Day. These projects are ready to do, can be done anywhere in the world and "How To" sheets with full instructions are available.
Collect age-specific gifts for disadvantaged children and put them in a decorated box to be given as a present over the festive season.
Mitzvah Day Shopping
Stand outside a local supermarket and encourage shoppers to purchase extra items which are then donated to a charity of your choice.
Collect new and good-as-new items for one of a list of key charities.
Mitzvah Day B'bayit
Host a lunch or tea on site for a particular local group needing care e.g. senior citizens, children with learning disabilities or refugees.
Sunshine for Seniors
Bring some cheer and sunshine into the lives of residents in residential care homes (Jewish and non-Jewish) - befriending, playing cards or singing.
Joy in the Wards
Put together gift bags with messages for seriously ill children and taking them with balloons to the hospital wards.
Honour our Armed Forces
Support the AJEX parade or produce cards/gifts for members of the armed forces.
Mitzvah Day Makeover
Makeover a room or space in a hospice/drop in centre/care home/children's home/refuge.
Mitzvah Day Big Green Project
Work to improve the environment through local initiatives, including cemetery clean ups, work on city farms and park/river projects.
Bring some cheer and sunshine to patients in mental health wards (short term patients only) by working with them on a gardening/art project or singing with them, as well as providing a tea.
Students on their Gap Year in Israel pick fruit for Israel's food rescue network.
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.