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Community-Wide Mitzvah Day: Spend MLK Day Helping The Bay Area Community

Posted by challahbackgirl on December 27, 2007

“Everybody Can Be Great, Because Anybody Can Serve” Martin Luther King, Jr.

A community is too heavy for anyone to carry alone. Based on Deuteronomy 1:9


The Albert L. Schultz Jewish Community Center presents:

Monday, January 21, 2008

Projects are open to all ages, unless otherwise indicated. Space is limited in every project, and advanced registration is requiredALSJCC Mitzvah Day Logo

For schedule of events, please click here

For volunteers project options, please click here

For registration form, please click here


Co-sponsored by BBYO, Congregation Beth Am, Congregation Emek Beracha, Congregation Etz Chayim, Congregation Kol Emeth, The Friendship Circle, Gideon Hausner Jewish Day School, Hillel at Stanford, Jewish Family & Children’s Services, Keddem Congregation, Kehillah Jewish High School, and Temple Beth Jacob.
Join us for a community-wide day of “tikkun olam” (“repair of the world”) as part of a national day of service to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This intergenerational event will feature a range of hands-on service projects geared towards kids, adults, families, and seniors. Participants will work in small groups on projects addressing issues of poverty, hunger, housing and homelessness, aging, the environment, and more. Come on your own or with your family and friends! Mitzvah Day will be a unique opportunity for unity & cooperation that will bring people together for a shared mission. We look forward to working with you to promote Dr. King’s legacy of tolerance, peace, and equality and increase our community’s commitment to service & justice. This fun and inspirational day will leave you feeling accomplished and energized!

Pre-registration is required and space is limited in each service project. For more information and to register, go to
www.paloaltojcc.org/mitzvah or contact Jane-Rachel Schonbrun at (650) 852-3502.


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