Tag Archives: 5K

It’s Time for Outdoor Volunteering

Spring has sprung after a bitter cold winter & it’s an exciting time to get outdoors and have some good fun!  Good community service fun, that is. Check out your favorite national organization’s websites for walk-a-thons, races, bike-a-thons, golf outings and more.  Below are just a few non-profits that eagerly seek volunteers for their annual fundraisers: Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation prepares for their National Lemonade Days raising funds for childhood cancer. The American Cancer Society organizes Relay for Life, which dedicates their funds towards eradicating cancer. Crohn’s & Colitis Takes Steps with their community walk in all 50 states. The […]


If I build it, will they come?

Mitzvah students and organizations alike are in the midst of planning their fall and spring 5K’s, fun walks, gala dinners, bake sales, art shows and practically anything else which will draw a crowd, raise money, awareness and good will. For those first-time organizers, the challenge is in the who, what, where, why, how AND the big question of all—” If I build it, will they come?” The Mitzvah Bowl staff has event fundraising experience and hopes they can help first-timers, second-timers and pros with an easy way to bring event participants. First, dot your t’s and cross your i’s. No, […]