Tag Archives: raise awareness

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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Imagine Your Whole Life in a Cage

22reasons teaches compassion for animals in schools, libraries and other informal settings. Most recently, in their year-long activity program at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, three sixth grade students came up with a powerful way to raise awareness about circus animal suffering. After learning the story of the 29 circus lions rescued by Animal Defenders International, Carlo, Sante, and Alex built a “beast wagon” and sat in it for four hours at their school in order to create empathy for the animals who spend their lifetime confined. The boys raised over $200 in donations for the lions, who now live at The Wild Animal Sanctuary, in […]

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Mitzvah Monday submitted by Exceptional Events

Twins Remi and Tommy, celebrated their B’nai mitzvah on 4/27/13 at Congregation Or Ami, Lafayette Hill, PA. Their mitzvah project was to raise awareness for Ovarian Cancer.   Tommy handed out teal laces to the Colonial Soccer club for teammates to wear the month of September (Get Real With Teal Campaign). Remi created a beautiful dance with the help of amazing friends. Check the video and pics here!   This Mitzvah Monday was submitted by Stacey Kesselman, owner of Exceptional Events Exceptional Events Facebook page www.exceptional-events.net https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceykesselman 610.291.2475

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Become Part of Emily’s Entourage!

Are you looking for a mitzvah project?  We can help you – to help others!  Cystic Fibrosis awareness and fundraising for medical advancements in the treatment of this genetic disease. Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is a chronic, progressive disease that affects the lungs and digestive system, as well as a multitude of other organ systems. Living with CF involves breathing treatments, multiple medications, frequent infections and recurrent hospital stays. There are 30,000 people with CF in the United States and 70,000 worldwide. CF AND TAY SACHS ARE THE MOST COMMON FATAL GENETIC DISEASES AMONG ASHKENAZI JEWS. Emily’s Entourage is named for Emily, […]

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Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger

Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger 10495 Santa Monica Blvd. #100 Los Angeles, CA 90025 Contact: Rosalie Licht- Project Coordinator rlicht@mazon.org 310 442 0020 Founded in 1985, MAZON: A Jewish Response to Hunger is the only national Jewish nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to preventing and alleviating hunger among people of all faiths and backgrounds. It is essential to educate Jewish youth as they become our future leaders. Part of MAZON’S mission is to raise the consciousness of the Jewish community regarding its obligation to provide and advocate for people who are in need. The MAZON Tzedakah project is designed to […]

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Main Line Animal Rescue

Main Line Animal Rescue  PO Box 89 Chester Springs, PA 19425 Contact: Stevie Boulden, Director of Humane Education; Ilene Wellner, Volunteer 610-933-0606 volunteer@mlar.org Main Line Animal Rescue specializes in the rescue and placement of abused, unwanted and abandoned companion animals. There is no discrimination based on health, age or breed. By involving and educating the community, Main Line Animal Rescue works to raise the public’s awareness of the plight of homeless animals as well as realizing the benefits of adopting an animal in need. Our animals are examined, vaccinated, spayed or neutered and receive any and all medical treatment before […]

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