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Mitzvah Day 2018

Jewish Community Relations Council/AJC and Michigan Muslim Community Council

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM (EST)

Mitzvah Day 2018

Ticket Information

Type Remaining End Quantity
(Interfaith) Advantage Living Center (9:30 a.m. - 12 noon)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
American House - Regent Street Assisted Living (2 p.m.-4:00 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
[Interfaith] Bookstock (10am-12pm)   more info Sold Out Ended 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 Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Brilliant Detroit (1 pm - 4:00 p.m.) at your convenience   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Canterbury-on-the-Lake (9:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Canterbury-on-the-Lake (1:30 - 4:30)   more info 5 Tickets Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Cass Community Social Services (7 am-10 am)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Christ Church Cranbrook 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Corpus Christi Church (12:00 p.m. - 3 p.m.) *Each ticket represents one car   more info 2 Tickets Ended Free  
Danto Family Health Care Center (10 :00am-11:45am)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Area Agency on Aging/Holiday Meals on Wheels/Meal Deliverer (8:00am-10 am) *Background check form required. Will be emailed or mailed to you upon sign up* Each ticket represents a driver   more info 4 Tickets Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Rescue Mission Ministries 11 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Detroit Rescue Mission - 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Detroit Veterans Administration Medical Center 1:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Fleischman (1 p.m. - 2 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Fox Run Rose Court (2:00 p.m. - 4 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Friendship Circle (9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Haven (9 am - 11 a.m)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Haven (1 p.m. - 5 pm.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Hope Inc. Adult Shelter (10 am - 12:00)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Hope Inc. Adult Shelter (12:00-2:00pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Hope Adult Shelter (2:00 pm - 4:00pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Hope Recuperative Care Shelter (at your convenience 10 am - 3:00 pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
JARC - Katzman (Men's residence)(West Bloomfield) Home (10am-12pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
JARC - Nusbaum (Men's residence)(Farmington Hills) Home (10am-12pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
JARC - Medow (women's residence) (Huntington Woods) Home (10am-12pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
JARC - Shenkman (women's residence)(West Bloomfield) Home (10am-12pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
[Interfaith] Jimmy’s Kids (9am-2pm)   more info 150 Tickets Ended Free  
Mariners Inn (9am-1:00pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Meer Apartments (1 pm - 3 pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Methodist Children's Home Society (1 p.m. - 3 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Michigan Humane Society 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Park at Trowbridge (1:30 - 2:30 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Piquette Square - Southwest Solutions (1 pm - 4 pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Pope Francis Warming Center (6:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Pope Francis Warming Center (8:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light Bed and Bread Truck (11:00am-6:30pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light Bed and Bread truck(11a.m. - 6:30 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light Bed and Bread truck(11:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Salvation Army Harbor Light (8 a.m. - 11 a.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Sanctum House 1 p.m. - 7 p.m.   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
(Interfaith) St. Leos Soup Kitchen (9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Trinity Lutheran Church (8:00am-12:00pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Trinity Lutheran Church (12:00pm-4:00pm)   more info Sold Out Ended Free  
Villa at Green Lake Estates 10 a.m. - 12 noon   more info 1 Ticket Ended Free  
Villa at Green Lake Estates 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.   more info 1 Ticket Ended Free  
(Interfaith) Western Oakland Meals on Wheels (9 am - 12 noon) One car per ticket   more info Sold Out Ended Free  

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Event Details

Welcome to the volunteer sign-up site for Mitzvah Day 2018! This day of volunteerism will bring together several hundred individuals from around metro Detroit to perform meaningful acts of community service on Tuesday, December 25.

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 each project. A brief description and age restrictions for each site are below. 

The day features partnership sites 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 programming care, all ages welcome, under 14 need adult supervision.

Cass Community Social Services, soup kitchen, ages 12+

Christ Church Cranbrook - childcare for staff providing holiday lunch or assist with lunch. All ages.

Corpus Christi Church - gift delivery, all ages

Danto Family Health Care Center - long-term care and rehab, assist with games - all ages.

Detroit Area Agency on Aging, meal delivery, all ages

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

Detroit Veteran's Administration Medical Center - provides health care and social services for veterans, Bingo games - all ages.

Fleischman Residence, assisted living, ages 6+

Fox Run - assisted living, all ages

Friendship Circle, bowling with individuals with special needs, lunch and transportation provided, ages 12+

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

Michigan Humane Society - animal care facility, volunteers will walk dogs, clean cages, animal care tasks, ages 14+

Park at Trowbridge, independent and assisted living, all ages

Regent Street Senior Living - assisted living community, volunteers will play bingo, ages 8+

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

Salvation Army - soup kitchen, volunteers will assist in the kitchen - ages 14+

Southwest Solutions - Piquette Square - veteran's residence, all ages with supervision

St. Leo's Soup Kitchen - ages 14+

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

Villa at Green Lake Estates, skilled nursing home, visit and play games, ages 13+

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+

Christ Church Cranbrook - assist with childcare or holiday lunch

Corpus Christi Church - gift delivery

Danto Family Health Care - long term care and rehabilitation

Detroit Area Agency on Aging, meal delivery, all ages

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

Detroit Veteran's Administration Hospital - provides health care and social services to veterans. Volunteers will assist with BINGO and visit with patients

Fleischman Residence, assisted living, ages 6+

Fox Run - assisted living

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

Haven, Women's shelter for domestic and sexual violence

Hope Hospitality and Warming Center - emergency shelter and warming center

Hope Recuperative Center, Emergency medical shelter for homeless individuals

JARC - residential facilities for developmentally disabled 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

Michigan Humane Society - Animal care facility

Park at Trowbridge, independent and assisted living, all ages

Pope Francis Center, homeless shelter and soup kitchen

Regent Street Senior Living - assisted living facility, bingo

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

Salvation Army Kitchen - soup kitchen

Sanctum House - safe house for human trafficed survivors

Southwest Solutions - Piquette Square - veteran's residence

St. Leo's Soup Kitchen - soup kitchen and food pantry

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

Villa at Green Lakes Estates, skilled nursing facility

Western Oakland Meals on Wheels, meal delivery, all age

When

Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, December 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM (EST)


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Organizer

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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