Tag Archives: Africa

Medic Mobile

MedicMobile.org 220 Halleck St. Suite 210 San Francisco, California 94129 Contact:  Katie Kelley, Director of Communications, (415) 746-9758 hello@medicmobile.org Medic Mobile’s mission is to improve health in hard-to-reach communities. One BILLION people will never see a doctor in their lives and will never receive essential health services.  Our mobile and web tools help community health workers, clinics, and families communicate so that more people receive quality healthcare. We are focused on identifying and addressing the highest impact opportunities to use mobile tools, currently: antenatal and postnatal care, childhood immunizations, stock monitoring for essential medicines, and disease surveillance. For your mitzvah […]

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Helping Jewish Troops

My name is Lance Steiner.  I live in Yardley and am 12.   My Bar-Mitzvah Mitzvah Project is Hand-to-Hero where I send care packages to American Jewish Military Personnel who are deployed overseas. There’s an Army Mom who maintains a very current list of those who are in places like Iraq and Afghanistan and on ships.  There are a few Rabbis who are serving as well right alongside everyone else. She also provided us with the main point-of-contact for care packages to Lanstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany where those injured in combat first go to from Iraq and Afghanistan.  This is also the same […]

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African Library Project

African Library Project 5 Thistle St, Portola Valley, CA 94028 Contact: Chris Bradshaw, Founder/President info@africanlibraryproject.org 650 851 3640 The African Library Project changes lives book by book by starting libraries in rural Africa. Our grassroots approach mobilizes U.S. volunteers, young and old, to organize book drives and ship books to a partner library in Africa. Our method makes a concrete and personal difference for children and youth on both continents. As your bar mitzvah, bat mitzvah project, or community service project, help start a library in Africa by organizing your own book drive. Schools, Scouts, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, college […]

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