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Mitzvah Day 2017

Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC and Michigan Muslim Community Council

Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, December 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM (EST)

Mitzvah Day 2017

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
(Interfaith) Advantage Living Center (10:30 - 11:30 a.m.)   more info 1 Ticket Dec 22, 2017 Free  
American House - Regent Street Assisted Living (11 a.m.-4:00pm)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
[Interfaith] Bookstock (10am-12pm)   more info 4 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Bridging Communities-Detroit (9:00am-12:00pm)Background check form required. Will be emailed or mailed to you upon sign up* Each ticket designates a driver   more info 13 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Brilliant Detroit (1 pm - 4:00 p.m.)   more info 14 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Canterbury-on-the-Lake the Lakes (9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)   more info 4 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Capuchin Soup Kitchen (10:30am-1pm)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Cass Community Social Services (9:00am-12:00pm)   more info 2 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Christ Church Cranbrook (10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.   more info 4 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Danto Family Health Care Center (10 :15am-11:45am:)   more info 3 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Animal Welfare 8 a.m. - 12 noon)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Animal Welfare (5 p.m. - 8 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Area Agency on Aging/Holiday Meals on Wheels/Meal Deliverer (8:00am-12:00pm) *Background check form required. Will be emailed or mailed to you upon sign up* Each ticket represents a driver   more info 18 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries Christian Guidance Center ( 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.)   more info 10 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Rescue Mission - Oasis (11 am - 1 pm)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Fleischman (3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Fox Run Rose Court (2:00 p.m. - 4 p.m.)   more info 10 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Friendship Circle (9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)   more info 31 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
HAVEN (9 am - 11 a.m)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Haven (1 p.m. - 5 pm.)   more info 5 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Hope Inc. Adult Shelter (10 am - 12:00   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Hope Inc. Adult Shelter (12:00-2:00pm)))   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Hope Adult Shelter (2:00 pm - 4:00pm)   more info 6 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Hope Recuperative Care Shelter (10 am - 3:00 pm)   more info 8 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
JARC - Katzman (Men's residence)(West Bloomfield) Home (10am-12pm)   more info 9 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
JARC - Grosberg (Men's residence)(Farmington Hills) Home (10am-12pm)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
JARC - Medow (women's residence) (Huntington Woods) Home (10am-12pm)   more info 3 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
JARC - Shenkman (women's residence)(West Bloomfield) Home (10am-12pm)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
[Interfaith] Jimmy’s Kids (9am-2pm)   more info 169 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Mariners Inn (9am-1:00pm)   more info 12 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Meer Apartments (2 pm - 4 pm)   more info 1 Ticket Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Methodist Children's Home Society (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)   more info 15 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Park at Trowbridge (1:30 - 3:30 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Piquette Square - Southwest Solutions (1 pm - 3 pm)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Pope Francis Warming Center (6:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.)   more info 12 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Pope Francis Warming Center (9:00 a.m. - 12 p.m.)   more info 2 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light Bed and Bread Truck (11:00am-6:30pm)   more info 2 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light Bed and Bread truck(11a.m. - 6:30 p.m.)   more info 3 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light Bed and Bread truck(11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.   more info 3 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light (8 a.m. - 10 a.m.)   more info 5 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
St. Joseph’s Healthcare Center (1pm-4pm)   more info 2 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) St. Leos Soup Kitchen (9:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Trinity Lutheran Church (8:00am-12:00pm)   more info 1 Ticket Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Trinity Lutheran Church (12:00pm-4:00pm)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Villa At Green Lake Estates (9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)   more info 1 Ticket Dec 22, 2017 Free  
(Interfaith) Villa at Green Lake Estates (2:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Vista Maria Lourdes Hall (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)   more info 9 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Vista Maria Rose Hall (1:00pm-3:00pm)   more info 8 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Vista Maria Donna Maria Hall (1 pm - 3 p.m.)   more info 10 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Vista Maria Beata Hall (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.) Temple Israel Site   more info 10 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Vista Maria DeRoy Hall (1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.)   more info 5 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Volunteer of America Detroit Veteran Kitchen (11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.)   more info 1 Ticket Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Volunteers of America Detroit Veteran Kitchen (4:15 p.m. - 5: 45 p.m.)   more info 5 Tickets Dec 22, 2017 Free  
Western Oakland Meals on Wheels (8:30 am - 12 noon) One car per ticket   more info Sold Out Dec 22, 2017 Free  

Event Details

 

Welcome to the volunteer sign-up site for Mitzvah Day 2017! This day of volunteerism will bring together several hundred individuals from around metro Detroit to perform meaningful acts of community service on Monday, December 25th.

Please sign up for a volunteer project by selecting a "ticket" above for your preferred project. There are many different projects happening throughout the day, so please see the information by clicking on the gear icon for timing and a brief description of each project. A brief description and age restrictions for each site are below. Please note that some sites are a partnership between the Jewish and Muslim communities and will have both Jewish and Muslim volunteers. They are marked with [Interfaith] before the site name.

Check back often, as we will continue to add new sites over the next few weeks!

Note: All volunteers under age 18 must have adult supervision.

 

Suitable for families:

Advantage Living Center, a nursing home. Volunteers will play bingo and visit with residents. All ages with supervision.

Bookstock, book sorting at the JCC. ages 10+

Bridging Communities, Inc. - meals-on-wheels delivery - all ages

Brilliant Detroit - early childhood programmingcare, all ages welcome, under 14 need adult supervision.

Canterbury-on-the-Lake, assisted living and skilled nursing center. All ages with adult supervision.

Cass Community Social Services, soup kitchen, ages 10+

Detroit Animal Welfare, animal shelter. ages 14+

Detroit Area Agency on Aging, meal delivery, all ages

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, soup kitchen, ages 12+ with chaperone

Fleischman Residence, assisted living, ages 6+

Friendship Circle, assist programs for special needs individuals, ages 13+

JARC, homes for individuals with developmental disabilities, all ages

Jimmy's Kids,  toy delivery, all ages

Mariner's Inn, substance abuse recovery, ages 10+

Meer Apartments, independent living for seniors, all ages with adult supervision

Park at Trowbridge, independent and assisted living, all ages

Salvation Army Harbor Light, Bed and Bread Truck, drive on truck through designated route distributing meals, ages 14+

St. Joseph Healthcare Center - long-term care nursing facility, ages 5+

Trinity Lutheran Church, serving meals, visiting with guests, ages 8+

Western Oakland Meals on Wheels, meals on wheels delivery, all ages


Brief Description of All Sites

Advantage Living Center, a nursing home. All ages with supervision.

Bookstock, book sorting at the JCC. ages 10+

Bridging Communities, Inc. - meals-on-wheels delivery - all ages

Canterbury-on-the-Lake, assisted living and skilled nursing center. All ages with adult supervision.

Cass Community Social Services, soup kitchen, ages 10+

Detroit Animal Welfare, animal shelter. ages 14+

Detroit Area Agency on Aging, meal delivery, all ages

Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries, soup kitchen, ages 12+ with chaperone

Fleischman Residence, assisted living, ages 6+

Friendship Circle, assist programs for special needs individuals, ages 13+

Haven, Women's shelter for domestic and sexual violence

Hope Recuperative Center, Emergency medical shelter for homeless individuals

Jimmy's Kids,  toy delivery, all ages

Mariner's Inn, substance abuse recovery, ages 10+

Meer Apartments, independent living for seniors, all ages with adult supervision

Methodist Children's Home, foster and residential care for children

Park at Trowbridge, independent and assisted living, all ages

Salvation Army Harbor Light, Bed and Bread Truck, drive on truck through designated route distributing meals, ages 14+

Trinity Lutheran Church, serving meals, visiting with guests, ages 8+

Western Oakland Meals on Wheels, meal delivery, all ages



 

Contact Naomi Levine at nlevine@jfmd.org or 248-642-2656 if you have any questions.


 

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Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Friday, December 22, 2017 at 8:00 AM (EST)


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Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC and Michigan Muslim Community Council

The Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC represents the metropolitan Detroit Jewish community, Israel and Jews throughout the world to the general community, and to establish collaborative relationships with other ethnic, racial, civic and religious groups. JCRC/AJC educates and advocates on important issues, seeking consensus with a commitment to Jewish values.

The Michigan Muslim Community Council promotes unity and cooperation among the diverse Muslim communities, cultures, ethnic backgrounds and races by convening and mobilizing the Muslim community. To promote the best Islamic and American values through advocacy, and organizing service, education and partnerships and coalitions with ethnic, racial, religious, education and civic organizations, government and the media. We pursue social justice, improve human relations and uphold human rights in America.

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