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Mitzvah Day Wrap Up

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Our Mitzvah Day was a HUGE success!  Thank you to everyone who came and participated, and to those who donated items and money!

Thanks to you, we raised over $300 at our Tzedakah Drive!  This money will be turned into gift cards and donated to the Marin Foster Parent Association!  These cards will be given to fostered youth to purchase clothing and personal items.  In addition to the money, we also donated over a dozen nice dresses, a box of baby items and several purses.

Thanks to you, twelve families who are transitioning into permanent housing will receive a laundry basket full of household essentials to make their move easier.  A special thank you to Allie Darrow from JFCS for leading the art activity, making “Welcome Home” signs and cards to go in the baskets.

Thanks to you, the Ritter Center received 50 bag lunches to distribute to the homeless.

Thanks to you, we collected two large bags of trash from the grounds, keeping the Kol Shofar property looking beautiful!

Thanks to you, we planted carrots, herbs and strawberries in the Kol Shofar garden!

Thanks to you, our community came together to make a difference!

Pictures are coming soon, so check back for an updated post!

Updated Again!!! Second Annual Mitzvah Day- April 14th
Posted on April 4, 2013
Thank you to the Zman B’Yachad Chavurah for their generous donation of enough money to purchase the cleaning supplies for the Homeward Bound Baskets! Please see the revised list below for what is still needed!

Join us on Sunday, April 14th for our Second Annual Mitzvah Day!

We are partnering with community organizations for a day that will benefit many of the most vulnerable in our community.

Highlights:

Make bag lunches for the homeless (see list below for donation items needed)
Make “Move-Out Baskets” for Homeward Bound Clients who are transitioning into their own homes (see list below for donation items)
Raise money for teens and tweens in foster care- Tzedakah Challenge Goal $180 to be distributed as gift cards so foster children can buy their own clothes.
Donate gently used “party clothes” to the Marin Foster Parent Association (see list below for all donation items needed)
Work in the Kol Shofar Garden
Trash Collection Contest
School Clean-Up
Donation items needed:

shower curtains (12)
dish cloths (12 sets)
laundry baskets (12)
small broom and dustpan sets (12)
small first aid kits (12)
calendars or day planners (12)
toiletries (enough for 12 baskets)
toilet paper (12 packs)
gently used party or dress clothes for ages 6-18 (boys and girls)
gift cards for Target, Old Navy or Khol’s in small denominations ($25 max)
Young Adult books (gently used)
new or very gently used clothing for ages 6-18 (boys and girls)
school supplies (pens, pencils, notebooks, binders…)
if you are unable to attend, but would like to give a monetary donation towards the purchase of supplies, please contact Tracy at 415-388-1818, ext. 101.

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