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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 […]

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Sharsheret

Sharsheret 1086 Teaneck Rd., Suite 3A, Teaneck, NJ 07666 Contact: Ellen Kleinhaus, Project Manager 866 474-2774 Sharsheret is a national not-for-profit organization for young Jewish women and their families facing breast cancer. Our mission is to offer a community of support to women, of all Jewish backgrounds, diagnosed with breast cancer or at increased genetic risk, by fostering culturally-relevant individualized connections with networks of peers, health professionals, and related resources. B’nai mitzvah students can choose from one or many of the following mitzvah projects: Spread the word by educating your family, friends, and health professionals about Sharsheret. (We will provide […]

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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Delaware Valley

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Delaware Valley 2004 Sproul Rd., Suite 208, Broomall, PA Contact: Eileen Miley, Executive Director 610 325-6001 ewelde@cff.org The mission of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is to assure the development of a means to cure Cystic Fibrosis and to improve the quality of life for those with the disease. Cystic Fibrosis is an inherited chronic disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the U.S., leading to life-threatening lung infections. Be a Cystic Fibrosis Curefinder at your school by educating fellow students about the importance of helping others and adding tomorrows […]

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Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation Philadelphia / Delaware Valley 150 Monument Road Suite 402 Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004 Tel: (215) 396-9100 x 5 Cell: (646) 306-0729 Contact: Carly Presnell, Walk Director, cpresnell@ccfa.org  215 396-9100 Our mission is to cure crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis and improve the quality of life for children and adults affected by this disease. B’nai mitzvah students may assist with our Take Steps Walk Campaign by fundraising, developing a personal website, creating awareness and educating the community about our cause. In addition to this mitzvah project, our office staff has administrative needs for volunteers, including making phone calls and assembling mailings. You may also […]

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Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund

Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund 602 S. Bethlehem Pike, Bldg. D, Ambler, PA 19002 Contact: Peggy Dolan, Founder/ Executive Director 215 643-0763 pdolan@dolanfund.org The KADMF lightens the burdens of families whose lives have been impacted by the serious illness, disability or injury of one or more children. This is done through advocacy, education, information and financial assistance for families who live in or are treated in the states of PA, NJ and DE. Volunteer opportunities include mitzvah projects such as: organizing a fundraiser such as a volleyball tournament, flea market or walk-a-thon. Your community service can entail assisting with mailings […]

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Jewish Family and Children’s Service-Philadelphia

Jewish Family and Children’s Service-Philadelphia 2100 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Contact: Robin Henkin, Volunteer Supervisor  rhenkin@jfcsphilly.org 267-256-2082 JFCS provides quality social and community services across the life spectrum to enhance the lives of families, children, and individuals. Guided by Jewish values, the services are available to all in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Our Volunteer Services department works collaboratively with the student to help design and implement a community service project to support JFCS. Many mitzvah project opportunities can be arranged including: Work with seniors on computers as a Senior Surfer Bake and donate or sell challah through Challah Bakes Get […]

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