Mitzvah Day Directory – 2018

Below is a detailed list of projects and activities that were organised by Mensch Members and the Community for Mensch Mitzvah Day 2018.  Have a look at our PROJECTS page for their Mitzvah Day Posters.

Listed are the Volunteer Partner (schools, organisations, businesses and friendship groups) and the Beneficiary Partners (non-profit organisations and projects).

Share Love and Food in JHB CBD Join SAUPJ Gauteng Progressive Shuls connecting with people through love and food SAUPJ JHB JHB Inner City Homeless JHB
Sunshine for Seniors Interactive Cake decorating session and tea with the Highlands House bobbas and the elderly goggas from Ikamva Labantu SAJBD (Cape Council) Highlands House and Ikamva Labantu CT
Eco-brick Extravaganza Grade 6 pupils will be making eco-bricks to then be donated as then used as building materials to create sustainable homes, schools and furniture Herzlia Weizmann TBC CT
The Sandwich Brigade Grade 2 kids will together read ‘The Cholent Brigade’ which explores the mitzvah of making meals, and then make jam sandwiches for others in need PJ Library and Herzlia Weizmann People in need CT
Tea on the Terrace and Games on the Go Meet for a cuppa and play bridge, kaluki, chess, tile rummy, klabijaas etc…. Claremont Wynberg Hebrew Congregation (CWHC ) Cape Jewish Seniors (Claremont) CT
Draw your Dreams We'll be teaching kids how to paint & draw and giving them snacks. We'll ask them to draw who they want to be when they grow up! Atenu Developments, Namibia 3 different creches in the small locations of Ruacana, Nkurenkuru, and Outjo Namibia (Ruacana, Nkurenkuru, Outjo)
Donating Blood Good deed donation safari to donate blood Lisa Chait & Friends Western Cape Blood Transfusion Service CT
Kids Fun Together CTTH kids playing educational games and doing arts and crafts with the kids at Mavis's Daycare in Mfuleni Cape Town Torah High Livesmart DWT Educare Centre CT
Paint-a-Thon Painting the Glendale Workshop and Stimulation Centre NEEDED Glendale CT
JCS Cottages Beautification Project Calling all ORT JET members to join in and help paint a wall mural, plant a vege garden, or do a general clean up ORT JET Jewish Community Services CT
Fun and Food at Masibulele Educare Eye opening experience of a typical township ECD Centre. Visit. learn, run activities, provide lunch and hear about the exciting new upgrade. Bouquet of Humanity and Launchpad SA Masibulele Day Care (Khayaletshia) CT
Soccer-in-the-Sky Soccer tournament for the homeless (and some homeful) at the FivesFutbol Grand Central roof top courts FivesFutbol Grand Central Souper Troopers CT
Environmental: Offset your Carbon Footprint Adopt a Spekboom: Plant a Spekboom in the Giant Flag. WANTED The Giant Flag Eastern Cape
Football Fun Sunday Barmy Boys 5-A-SIDE Soccer Tournament Barmy Boys Grass Boots Football CT
Ari, Aerin and Ava's JCS foodbank Collection A collect-a-thon for the JCS foodbank Ari, Aerin and Ava Diamond Jewish Community Services CT
Collect-a-Thon Pre-schools 1 weel collect-a-thon of gently used books for kids at Shine Literacy Kerem Shine Literacy CT
Beautification Project Paint a mural, plant a vege garden, help with a clean up WANTED Jewish Community Services (JCS) Cottages. CT
Moms Pamper Party & Kids Fun Day Out Hosting H18 Foundation moms and babas from Joe Slovo for a lovely morning out in the sun with relaxation and treatments for the moms and activities for the little ones. Chabad of the West Coast and Sinai Academy H18 Foundation CT
Show and Book Collection School kids are invited to watch a show. Payment is made in gently used books donated to Sakhai Isizwe, an NGO in Delft. Herzlia Alon-Ashel Pre Primary Sakhai Isizwe CT
Pizza Making Party Pizza making fun with the kids from Oranjia Gardens Shul and Chesed Club Oranjia Jewish Child and Youth Centre CT
Paint-a-Thon Help paint The Homestead & also work with the kids to sew&stuff the Jedi Tedis to be donated to the Red Cross Jedi Tedis The Homestead and The Red Cross CT
Interfaith Interfaith reunion. Various religious groups together bringing food and toys to 3 orphanages in Windhoek Windhoek Hebrew Congregation 3 Orphanages in Windhoek Windhoek, Namibia