Packing Lunches for People Experiencing Homelessness Packing 100+ kosher lunches for people experiencing homelessness, to be delivered by Bridges Outreach. Jewish learning provided by Justice League alumnus Julie Levine.
South Mountain Conservancy Forest Restoration Maintaining the trails, planting vegetation, and guarding from mosquitos in this beautiful forest.
"Buddy it Up!" with adults who have special needs This J-Serve favorite went right to the group home of Cerebral Palsey of North Jersey (CPNJ) consumers to create tzedakah boxes, engage in recreation and create snacks.
Arboretum Gardening Gardening to help maintain the beautiful public Reeves Reed Arboretum grounds. Jewish learning provided by our Chief Justice of the JTEEN Justice League Macy Gimbel.
Inter-Generational Service for the Hungry! Teen volunteers joined the residents of Westfield Senior Citizens Housing along with adults and children from Center for Volunteerism of The Jewish Federation to create about 300 kosher lunches and snack bags, personalized and donated to St. Joseph's Social Services in Elizabeth.
Domestic violence training and support **Only for volunteers ages 14+** Volunteers participated in Rachel Coalition’s teen “In Her Shoes” simulation to break preconceptions of domestic abuse and learn strategies to help support victims. This was followed by creating supportive kits for children waiting at the Newark Family Court House.
For any questions about Summer Mitzvah Mania 2017 or information about how to get involved with other Jewish Service Learning opportunities, contact Michael Strom at 973-929-2963 or MStrom@JFedGMW.org