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Mitzvah Day 2019

Acting to make the world more just is central to Har HaShem's vision and culture. On Mitzvah day, we invite our members, both children and adults, to put their hands to work bettering our world. Participating in the projects below not only demonstrates our values, it's a great opportunity to meet other Har HaShem members. It's fun with an impact!

Below, please indicate whether you're coming to the morning panel and/or projects, if you're staying for lunch, and your choice of afternoon project. Use the + sign to tell us the names of all who are coming so we know who to expect.

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Thanks! See you on Mitzvah Day.

MORNING PROGRAMMING

adults and children in grade 6 and above
   Community Food Share - 14 of 25 LeftCommunity Food Share will give a 20-minute presentation to grades K-2 followed by a story. The children will then make friendship bracelets and cards to give to children in crisis at Safehouse.  They will also decorate small bags to put the bracelets in.   

All children must be dropped off at the South Building NO LATER than 9:15. All parents must go to the North Building for the service and panel discussion, which will begin at 9:30. The children will be fully supervised by the Mitzvah Day team. All the children will be walked back to the North Building to meet their parents for pizza at 11:00.
   There With Care - 34 of 50 Left

There With Care will give a 20-30 minute presentation to the older children. The 50 students will be divided into two groups to complete their projects. These children are being asked to bring one or two new or gently used (and washed) small stuffed animals (like Ty Beanie Babies). With Care will explain how to make "Stuffy Stories" to attach to the stuffed animals. The children will decorate bags to put the stuffed animals in and will make cards to go along with them. These bags will be given to children with cancer served by There With Care.

All children must be dropped off at the South Building NO LATER than 9:15. All parents must go to the North Building for the service and panel discussion, which will begin at 9:30. The children will be fully supervised by the Mitzvah Day team. All children will be walked back to the North Building to meet their parents for pizza at 11:00am.

LUNCH

   How many people will be staying for pizza lunch?
   How many people need gluten-free pizza?

AFTERNOON PROGRAMMING

Projects at agency locations take place from 12:15-3:30pm.
How old are the people in your group? (Many of our projects have age minimums.)
   OUR Center - Fully BookedYou will be sorting donated clothing and personal care products for distribution at the OUR Center's Community Closet. 
   Community Food Share - Fully BookedYou will be sorting incoming donations of canned goods, produce, bakery, etc.
   Mental Health Partners - 8 of 12 LeftYou will be doing a deep clean of the common areas and unoccupied bedrooms on the first floor.
   Boulder Housing Partners - Fully BookedYou will be doing one-on-one technology assistance for seniors and people with disabilities at Northport Community.
   There With Care - Fully BookedYou will be cleaning the warehouse, sorting, checking expiration dates, assembling bags, and making blankets.
   Medicine Horse - Fully BookedYou will be cleaning stalls, moving hay, cleaning tack, and cleaning offices.
   HOPE for Longmont - Fully BookedYou will be decorating and filling paper bags with non-perishable meals that HOPE can distribute to its clients.
   Sister Carmen - Fully BookedYou will be thanking donors and bringing in donations, giving donation receipts, sorting clothing donations, cleaning, picking up hangers, and putting priced items on the shopping floor.
   Community Table Kitchen - 11 of 15 LeftYou will be doing a deep clean of the Community Table Kitchen, which provides meals for those experiencing homelessness in our community. 
   Harvest of Hope - 16 of 30 LeftYou will be deep cleaning the food pantry, including, but not limited to, mopping, scrubbing floors, washing walls, washing food crates, washing bins, cleaning the inside of refrigerators/freezers, etc.
   SPAN (Safehouse) - Fully BookedYou will be relocating files in the basement to organize them into more permanent storage. You will also be working to free up space for our housing team to store more furniture and supplies for clients moving into housing.  The work will require lifting, sorting, organizing, and moving file cabinets and supplies around in our basement.  General upkeep work in the basement will also be gratefully accepted if we have the time and human power to do so.

NAMES

Please list the names and ages of everyone attending an afternoon project.
Wed, January 16 2019 10 Sh'vat 5779