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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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American Friends of Jordan River Village

https://www.jordanrivervillage.org 244 Madison Avenue, Suite 482 New York, New York 10016 Contact:  Shira Leeds, (917) 626-1869, shira@afjrv.org Our Mission:  For children living with serious illnesses life offers many unfair tradeoffs: instead of playing outside, they go to the doctor; instead of sleepovers they are in a hospital for treatments and recovery; and instead of hanging out with friends, they are taking medicine that makes them sick. But every child deserves to experience the awesomeness of childhood—Jordan River Village provides that to sick kids in Israel! The Village is a free, fun, and medically-safe camp in Israel for all children living with serious […]

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Performing for Pencils

17-year old Jessica Goldberg is a recipient of the Diller Teen Tikkun OlamAward and will receive a $36,000 award to recognize her work for her project Performing for Pencils, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that provides disadvantaged students with the supplies they need to be successful learners by hosting an annual talent show to build community awareness and raise funds. Now in its tenth year, the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards have given more than $3 million dollars to 84 Jewish teens who are tackling global issues and creating lasting change through tikkun olam – the vision of Bay Area Philanthropist Helen Diller, the founder of The Helen Diller Family Foundation. As an […]

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Camp Erin-Philadelphia

Camp Erin  150 Monument Rd Suite 300, Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004 Contact:  Eric J. Trumbower-Camp Director & Sarah Abramovitz-Clinical Director, eric.trumbower@uphs.upenn.edu, (610) 617-2400 Camp Erin Philadelphia is a weekend over-night camp for children who have experienced the death of a significant person in their life (parent, sibling, other family member, friend). It combines traditional, fun, high-energy camp activities with grief education and support. At Camp Erin Philadelphia, each camper has the opportunity to remember their loved one, connect with other children who have experienced loss, and enjoy a positive camp experience. Camp Erin Philadelphia is provided free of charge to all who attend. With […]

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Peace, Love and Soccer

Hannah, Emma and Noah Raise Over $6,000 for SFP (Soccer For Peace)! Hannah, Emma, and Noah Sharp knew they wanted to make their B’nai Mitzvah project special. The three siblings were excited to have the chance to celebrate this special occasion together, and wanted to use the occasion as an opportunity to make a difference in the world. They decided to organize an amazing soccer tournament to benefit Soccer for Peace. More than 130 players competed in the tournament; boys and girls of all ages worked together and had great fun on the field. Amazingly, Hannah, Emma and Noah Sharp raised […]

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Camp Kesem

Camp Kesem Philadelphia, PA 19104 Contact:  Morgan Darby, Director upenn@campkesem.org (502) 382-8091 Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. By offering innovative, fun­-filled programs that foster a lasting community, we aim to ensure that every child affected by a parent’s cancer is never alone. Camp Kesem University of Pennsylvania will open its arms to around 120 Philadelphia and NJ area campers. Camp Kesem is open to all children aged 6-16 affected by a parent’s cancer regardless of race, religion, economic standing, or background. The campers who attend […]

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Anti-Defamation League

Anti-Defamation League 1500 Market Street, 2415 West Tower, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102 Contact:  Robin Burstein, Associate Regional Director (215) 568-2223 rburstein@adl.org The mission of the ADL is to stop the defamation of the Jewish people and to secure justice and fair treatment for all citizens alike. For Bar/Bat mitzvah projects, there are several opportunities to choose from. If you would like help creating your project, contact Robin Burstein, Associate Regional Director, for assistance. Create Change Engage in Activism: Our country has a long history of youth-led movements that brought about significant social change. You can be a powerful agent for change. […]

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Saving Lives In Israel

SAVING LIVES IN ISRAEL New England Jewish Students Save-A-Life Ambulance Project: 2015-2016 In 2002, a member of Congregation Beth El in Newton, MA, had an idea: have Jewish ‘kids’ learn about the power of tsadakah and the Jewish concept about saving lives. He (Harry Bloom) asked the representative of American Friends of Magen David Adom [who had just finished a presentation on Magen David Adom (MDA) & how it saves lives of anyone, anytime, anywhere in Israel who needs emergency medical care] how much an MDA ambulance cost. When he was given the figure, and asked when he wanted to […]

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SCOPE

SCOPE Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education 108 West 39th St., 15th Floor,  New York, New York 10018 Contact:  Rachael Hochberg, Associate Director (212) 627-4097 rachael@scopeusa.org Summer Camp Opportunities Promote Education, Inc. (SCOPE), an independent, nonprofit organization, has provided camp scholarships for more than 20,000 children from low-income communities since 1991. Each year, hundreds of children receive the benefits of summer camp through SCOPE from funds raised from foundation and corporate partners, individual gifts, and fundraising events. SCOPE’S mission is to provide children in need the edge to succeed in life through the summer camp experience.  We accomplish this by funding […]

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Keeping Babies Safe

keepingbabiessafe.org 16 Mount Bethel Road Suite #245, Warren, New Jersey 07059 Contact:  Joyce Davis, President (908) 581-8699 jdavis@keepingbabiessafe.org Keeping Babies Safe (KBS) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to preventing unnecessary infant and toddler deaths due to unsafe children’s products and practices. Joyce Davis, President and Founder of Keeping Babies Safe, lost her four month-old son, Garret, after adding a supplemental mattress (a product advertised as safe and suitable) to her son’s portable crib. She founded Keeping Babies Safe (KBS) to prevent unnecessary tragedies like her son’s death from befalling other families, by educating families about crib and sleep safety […]

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