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Starting a Collection

Many bar/bat mitzvah students are interested in working on a collection of goods as their mitzvah project. If you do not know where to begin, The Mitzvah Bowl has outlined 3 steps to get you started when collecting items for an organization: 1.  Identify what item/items the organization needs. The more specific you are when making a request to friends/family about what you need for your collection, the more items you will receive. 2.  Put out a request to family, friends, your school, your community and to the media. Local newspapers love doing stories about teenagers doing good deeds in their community. Don’t be shy […]


Mitzvah Circle Foundation

Mitzvah Circle Foundation 1561 Gehman Road, Harleysville, PA 19438 Contact:   Fran Held, Founder and Executive Director, 484-897-0414,  info@mitzvahcircle.org Mitzvah Circle is a non-profit organization that provides support, hope and dignity to individuals and families during times of crisis, poverty, homelessness and serious illness. We assist people who have fallen through the cracks, removing barriers to meaningful help and resources. We provide individualized support such as clothing, school supplies, diapers, household items, food and referrals. We respond without discrimination—fulfilling basic human needs with compassion, to truly make a difference for people who are walking along life’s edge. Bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah […]