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COME TOGETHER FOR MITZVAH DAY, SUNDAY 21 NOV
Each year, in November, over 40,000 people around the world, come together to give our time, not our money, to make a difference to the community around us. Mitzvah Day introduces people to social action – setting up projects, which address real needs.
Since 2018 Mensch has been The UK’S Mitzvah Day Partner in Southern Africa and in 3 years has developed 54 Mitzvah Day Projects and built new and lasting connections between Beneficiary Partners (NPOs, social projects, shelters, those with less) and Volunteer Partners (Schools, shuls, corporates, friendship groups, families), that continue beyond the November Mitzvah Day Event.
2021 MITZVAH PROJECTS
MITZVAH PROJECTS YOU CAN CREATE
Social action projects make a vital difference to the world around us and can include a wide variety of activities.
You can create: Art and crafts Projects such as making picture cards or wall charts for less-resourced ECD centres | Collection Projects such as food collections, clothing collections | Appreciation Projects such as writing letters to hospital workers | Cooking Pprojects to make food for eding schemes. | Friendship projects such as walking dogs at a shelter | Care projects such as making and distributing essential supplies, or connecting with the elderly. Have a look HERE and HERE for more ideas. Read some Testimonials HERE.
WHY GET INVOLVED
Mitzvah Day allows everyone of all ages, backgrounds and faiths to get involved in
hands-on social action projects that don’t involve money (Tzedaka) and are guided by
the Jewish values of Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World), Gemilut Chasadim (Acts of
Kindness) and Tzedek (Justice).
How to get involved!
HOW TO GET INVOLVED
You can join a public Mitzvah Day Project or Create Your Own as a Volunteer partner or a Beneficiary partner that co-creates a project together. If you’d like to speak to a member of the Mitzvah Day team we’d love to hear from you. You can contact us at or call Jodi on 081 857 4939.
There is no charge to take part. Have a look at our photos, project ideas, videos, and then register as either a Beneficiary Partner or a Volunteer Partner