Category Archives: Children

The Sharing Shelf

website47 Purdy AvePort Chester, New York 10573-5028 Deborah Blatt, (914) 305-5950, thesharingshelf@fsw.org The Sharing Shelf is Westchester’s Clothing Bank for Children. We collect new and gently used clothing for infants, children and teens. That clothing is sorted by quality, size, season and gender then distributed to local, low income children at no cost through nonprofits, schools, hospitals and community groups in Westchester County. The children we serve receive a week’s worth (“WeekPack”) of seasonally appropriate clothing matched to their sizing needs. We also host a semi-annual free shopping day for low-income teen girls and each summer distribute new backpacks filled […]

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SOS Children’s Villages

Website Motta Gur 5Petach Tikva, New York 492805 Lielle Barth, liellebarth627@gmail.comSOS Children’s Villages is a non-profit organization dedicated to aiding at-risk youth in Israel who have been removed from their homes and providing them with long-term care in a warm and loving familial setting. While we cannot change these children’s past, we strive to open the door to a brighter future for them all. Quite simply, we believe that every child deserves a home.Two youth villages for at-risk youth, one in Migdal Ha’emek and one in Arad. These villages provide a loving home for children between the ages of 6-18 […]

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Kids in Cleats

Kids In Cleats’ overall mission is to use soccer as the vehicle for children to rise out of poverty through education, self-empowerment and sport in Cameroon, Africa. Through sport the goal is to engage young people and their families and help with education, food security and relationships with job training programs.

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Brooke purchase for Birthday Wishes

Sewing Masks as a Mitzvah Project

From Brooke’s Instagram: April 4, 2020 For my mitzvah project, I was planing to sew blankets and donate them to kids living in homeless shelters. I never though we would be going through this pandemic. so now I want to sew masks. For all healthcare professionals and essential workers that would like a mask, I’m donating the mask to you. Thank you for everything you are doing to help everyone during this time. For those who want a mask for personal use, they are $10. i still want to help Birthday Wishes, so 50% of the money from all makes […]

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Pitch in for Baseball

Pitch In For Baseball & Softball 1565 Gehman Rd., Harleysville, PA 19438 Contact: Jonathan Dressler, Director of Development, jonathandressler@pifbs.org, 267-263-4069 In 2005, Pitch In For Baseball & Softball (PIFBS) was created with the purpose of collecting new and gently used equipment to redistribute to children around the globe enabling them to play ball.  Over the past decade, PIFBS has expanded programming and partners to help more than 800,000 boys and girls get on the field in every state in the U.S. and more than 100 countries internationally. Pitch In For Baseball & Softball has had great success working with Bar and […]

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Laundromat Library League

LaundromatLibraryLeague.org 100 W Virginia Avenue, West Chester, Pennsylvania 19380 Contact:  Lois Lamond or Mary Ann Schwab, (610) 383-7957,loisreads@comcast.net The Laundromat Library League seeks to encourage children’s literacy at a fundamental level with free books. It is a small but important link in a support network to encourage livelong learning. The LLL places “Library Boxes” in laundromats and occasional other sites. A deliverer monitors these twice a month and, when needed, delivers a bag of replacement books to refresh the box. Our Goal is to make books available to children who have little or no access to books at home. We have created […]

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The Baby Bureau

The Baby Bureau 225 Newtown Rd, Warminster, PA 18974 Contact:  Lori Perusich, Coordinator 215-808-9426  lori@thebabybureau.org The Baby Bureau is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to providing “Baby Bundles” of clothing, and other items, to underserved babies in our community. The “Baby Bundles” are distributed by community social service providers that determine the need. Over 900,000 babies will be born into poverty this year. The Baby Bureau has dressed over 3,100 babies and, with your help, we strive to reach many more! Bar and Bat Mitzvah volunteers can do a variety of projects at The Baby Bureau. They can hold a clothing drive […]

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Kids v Cancer

Kids v Cancer 3500 Macomb Street NW Washington,DC, District of Columbia 20016 Contact:  Jennifer Flynn Outreach Director, (646) 924-6322, Jenn@kidsvcancer.org Kids v Cancer promotes pediatric cancer research by identifying structural impediments at key junctures in the research process – new drugs, tissue donation and access to funding – and developing strategies to address them. Are you looking for a bar/bat mitzvah project that could directly help people your age? Come join us at Kids v Cancer. Come create tikkun olam and make a better world for kids and young adults with cancer. You can make a difference. For your mitzvah project, have […]

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Grassroot Soccer

Grassroot Soccer PO Box 712 Norwich, Vermont 05055 United States Contact:  Pamela Miles, Events Coordinator pmiles@grassrootsoccer.org (802) 649-2900 Mission:  Grassroot Soccer is an adolescent health organization that leverages the power of soccer to educate, inspire, and mobilize at-risk youth in developing countries to overcome their greatest health challenges, live healthier, more productive lives, and be agents for change in their communities. Every $25 raised gives one at-risk youth access to Grassroot Soccer’s award-winning adolescent health programming and our Caring Coaches who change lives every day! Bar/Bat Mitzvah Project Opportunity:   For your mitzvah project, you have a number of options and we […]

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Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer

Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation for Childhood Cancer 111 Presidential Blvd. Suite 203, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 Contact: Ellie Paparone, Fundraising Specialist, e.paparone@alexslemonade.org (866) 333-1213 Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) is a national childhood cancer foundation dedicated to raising funds for research into new treatments and cures for all children battling cancer. Since our inception in 2005, ALSF has raised over $140 million to fund more than 690 cutting-edge childhood cancer research projects at 120 top hospital locations in the US and Canada. Volunteer Opportunity: There are lots of ways to volunteer for your community service or mitzvah project and raise money […]

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