Israel Nature and Heritage Foundation (INHF) 35 Jabutinsky Street, Ramat Gan, 52511 Israel Contact: Efrat Weizman Kohavi, External Relations Director, 972-3-7574267,firstname.lastname@example.org The Israel Nature and Heritage Foundation (INHF) is a nonprofit organization that supports the Israel Nature and Parks Authority’s goals of protecting Israel’s nature, landscape, and heritage. The INHF offers three great opportunities for someone’s Mitzvah Project! The first one is called Adopt a Biblical Wildlife Animal. Throughout the centuries, many species that once roamed in the biblical times have become extinct and/or struggling to survive. For the past 30 years, the INHF has supported the Reintroduction to the Wild project, […]
capsoflove.com South Florida Contact: Valerie Mathieu Founder/President (561) 876-5753 CapsOfLoveUSA@gmail.com By recycling 2 different grades of plastic caps and lids, Caps of Love raises money to buy wheelchairs for disabled children. We recycle polypropylene and polyethylene plastic caps. They can be sold to companies using recycled ‘post-consumer’ plastic to create new products such as composite decking, janitorial supplies, shipping pallets, park benches, paint cans, automotive interiors and much more! This also has an environmental benefit as discarded caps are put into our landfills or incinerated. If they are not recycled, there are harmful consequences to our planet. Work is simple, […]
Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association 12 Morris Rd., Ambler, PA 19002 Contact: Robert Adams, Director of Stewardship 215 646-8866 The WVWA’s goal is to protect the quality and beauty of the Wissahickon Creek and to enhance life in the Wissahickon Watershed. Volunteering involves removing invasive plants and replanting with native plant material. B’nai mitzvah students are encouraged to create a fundraiser to purchase native trees.
Pennypack Farm and Education Center 685 Mann Rd., Horsham, PA 19044 Contact: Diane Diffenderfer, Education Director, email@example.com Our mission is to make local sustainable agriculture an important part of our community through farming, education, and community events. We Grow (organic produce), We Give (donate fresh product to food cupboards) and We Teach (children, adults and new farmers). Bar/Bat Mitzvah students may volunteer for farming for a mitzvah project: weeding, pruning, harvesting, transplanting, cleaning beds, washing vegetables. The work can be arranged any day and time of the week with advance notice. Be aware, depending on weather; suncreen, hats, boots & closed-toe […]
JNF-Jewish National Fund 42 E. 69th St., New York, NY 10021 Contact: Nina Woldin, Education Content Manager 212 879-9305 Over the past 107 years JNF has evolved into a global environmental leader by planting 240 million trees, building over 200 reservoirs and dams, developing over 250,000 acres of land, creating more than 1000 parks, providing infrastructure for over 1,000 communities, bringing life to the Negev Desert, and educating students around the world about Israel and the environment. Create your own JNF mitzvah webpage to raise money for your mitzvah project. The proceeds will go towards a JNF project of your […]
Friends of High School Park 7910 Montgomery Avenue Elkins Park, PA 19027 Contact: Kevin Reis firstname.lastname@example.org 215-782-8082 High School Park, 11 acres of meadow, woodland, and creek side is located in the heart of Elkins Park. The mission of our non-profit organization is to create and maintain a native plant preserve of local species, including plants, birds, and insects, for the benefit of the community. We need many hands to meet this goal. You may be looking for a mitzvah project that is connected to nature and ecology. This could be the perfect match! Our “Adopt a Spot” program helps volunteers to […]