Mitzvah Day

Mitzvah Day 2019

Temple Isaiah’s 19th Annual Mitzvah Day
Sunday, May 19, 2019

Sign up for a project now! Don't have a lot of time but still want to participate? Sign up for one of the half hour door greeter slots. Welcoming people into our space is as important as working on a project.

THERE ARE MANY WAYS YOU CAN SUPPORT MITZVAH DAY

  • Bring in these much needed items in advance of Mitzvah Day. Click here to get to the Amazon Wish List and order right from your home!

    • Toiletries, full and travel size (shampoo, conditioner, body creams, toothpaste, floss, combs, brushes, deodorant), adult gym socks

    • New baby items (baby hats, baby socks)

  • Make a financial donation! All donations go towards the purchase of food and supplies for the projects

  • Bring in your old cell phones w/chargers for the Brotherhood drive

  • Drop in for a community picnic from 12:00 - 2:00 sponsored by Brotherhood

  • Sign up here http://www.redcrossblood.org/ (sponsor code: templeisaiah) to donate blood on Monday, May 6, 2019 (2 - 7 p.m.) in the Temple Isaiah Social Hall

Questions? Contact us at [email protected]
Mitzvah Day Steering Committee: Leah Baigell, Audrey Gould, Dawn Kociubes

Date: 05/19/2019 (Sun.)

Created by:   mitzvah day
 
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CRAFTS - Baby Bundles

Pack collection of newborn supplies and assemble fleece blankets for new mothers in tenuous situations for JF&CS, make cards for the bags. Adults & children ages 10+. Project Captain: Rebecca Grossman

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (16)  
2 of 16 slots filled
Sarah Schwartz (2)
including my 9.5 year old daughter

CRAFTS - Casa Nueva Vida

Decorate pillow cases, fill welcome tote bags for mothers, and assemble gifts for children in the shelter. Adults and children ages 7+. Project Captains: Raquel Leder & Aliya Esty

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (30)  
5 of 30 slots filled
Lisa Foo (3)
1 adult, 2 kids
Robin Leake
Beth Ross

CRAFTS - Knitzvah

"Ready to knit" knitters who need no instruction, come and knit a 6” square. Squares will become an afghan to be donated. Directions, needles, & yarn provided. Adults & Children 9+. Project Captain: Harriet Silverman

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (25)  
4 of 25 slots filled
Hilary Kent
Barbara Roberts
Harriet Silverman
Abby Brown

CRAFTS - Gifts for Pine Knoll Nursing & Rehab

Decorate and plant flower pots for residents. All ages. Project Captain: Dana Hagenbuch

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (14)  
10 of 14 slots filled
Marnie Weinberg (4)
Rachel Finkel (5)
Andrea Goodman

CRAFTS - Chesed Bags for Pine Street Inn

Assemble personal supply bags & make inspirational cards. Participants are asked to bring homemade cookies to package at project to send to Pine Street Inn. All ages. Project Captain: TBD

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (18)  

CRAFTS - Women's Lunch Place

Decorate & fill gift and snack bags. Recommended for families with young children. Project Captain: TBD

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (30)  
3 of 30 slots filled
Lisa Foo (2)
1 adult, 1 kid
Lilah Byers
2 kids, 2 adults

COOKING - Cooking at Temple Isaiah

Cook for local families in need, participants will be asked to contribute food for this project. Adults & children ages 9+. Project Captains: Elizabeth Ellen, Rachel Hayes, Sally Huebscher

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (26)  
9 of 26 slots filled
Sarah Wolfson (5)
Sarah, Ezra, Gabe, Renee and Heidi
Sam Zachary
Kimberlee Schumacher (2)
Sally Huebscher

OUTDOORS - Bedford Walking Trails

Clean the trail behind Shawsheen Cemetery. All ages. Project Captains: TBD

05/19/2019 (Sun) Meet at Project Site 
10:30am - 12:30pm (20)  

OUTDOORS - Lexington Parks & Recreation, Lower Vine Brook

Rake, weed & outdoor clean-up. All ages. Project Captains: Sheryl and Carl Elkin

05/19/2019 (Sun) Meet at Project Site 
10:30am - 12:30pm (18)  
2 of 18 slots filled
Allison Strochlic (2)

OUTDOORS: Gardening at The Children's Room

Gardening at the Children's Room in Arlington. Gloves & tools provided, feel free to bring your own. Ages 10+. Project Captains: Liz Cohen & FayeRuth Fisher

05/19/2019 (Sun) Meet at Project Site 
10:30am - 12:30pm (10)  
3 of 10 slots filled
Holly Rossi (3)
Two adults plus 8-year-old Ben

COMMUNITY - Food Link, Arlington - I

Sort food that has been donated for distribution to local families in need. Light clean up of site. Adults & children ages 8+. Project Captain: Lauren Jordahl

05/19/2019 (Sun) Meet at Project Site 
10:30am - 12:30pm (15)  
12 of 15 slots filled
Lauren Jordahl (4)
Audra Hamilton
Lisa Green (3)
Susan Silver
Leba Heigham (3)

COMMUNITY - The Gables, Winchester

Visit residents as the Jeweltones perform. Project Captain: Bonnie Kelly

05/19/2019 (Sun) The Gables, Winchester 
3:00pm - 4:00pm   
10 slots filled - more available
Sally Huebscher
Bonnie Kelly
Cynthia Eid
I am a Jeweltone
Carol Sacerdote
Jeweltones
Ruth Lynn
fern schaffer
Shirley Hurwitz
Shari Friedman
Lynn Geltman
Bernice Manning

COMMUNITY - Lemonade Stand & Bake Sale - Lincoln Field, Lexington

This is a family activity, kids need to be accompanied by adults. Proceeds to benefit a local animal shelter. Participants are asked to bring in baked goods. All ages. Project Captain: Cindy Hechler

05/19/2019 (Sun) Meet at Project Site 
10:30am - 12:30pm (20)  
10 of 20 slots filled
Renee Gelin (2)
Monica Lussier (4)
Karen Sobol (4)

COMMUNITY - Lemonade Stand & Bake Sale - Depot Square, Lexington Center

This is a family activity, kids need to be accompanied by adults. Proceeds to benefit local food pantry. Participants are asked to bring baked goods. All ages. Project Captains: TBD

05/19/2019 (Sun) Meet at Project Site 
10:30am - 12:30pm (20)  

DELIVERY - Drivers

Deliver projects to various shelters and pantries during the week of 5/20; possible Sunday deliveries available. Flexible delivery days & time(s). Large car preferred but not necessary. Project Captain: Leah Baigell

05/19/2019 (Sun) Pickup at Temple Isaiah 
9:00am - 3:00pm (3)  

Family Table

Help sort, stock, pack and deliver food. Participants are required to complete a CORI check prior to May 10. Good for all ages. Project Captain: Rachel Oliveri

05/19/2019 (Sun) Meet at Project Site 
10:30am - 12:30pm (15)  

LEFTY/TEEN Project - TBD

05/19/2019 (Sun) TBD 
   

TEMPLE PROJECTS - Temple Grounds

Tend to Temple Isaiah grounds with projects that include mulching, weeding and planting. All ages. Project Captain: Ruthie Liberman

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (21)  
6 of 21 slots filled
Judy Perry (4)
George Perry (2)

Temple Library

Help sort and stack library books. Adults & teens. Project Captain: Alan Strauss

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah 
10:15am - 12:15pm (4)  
3 of 4 slots filled
MaryDana Gershanoff
Jim Maguire
Jim Harris
As always, I'll be in the library

Door Greeter

Welcome congregants as they come in to work on a project.

05/19/2019 (Sun) Temple Isaiah Front Door 
9:30am - 10:00am (2)  
1 of 2 slots filled
MaryDana Gershanoff
10:00am - 10:30am (2)  
10:30am - 11:00am (2)  
Temple Isaiah Front Door  
11:00am - 11:30am (2)  
Temple Isaiah Front Door 
11:30am - 12:00pm (2)  
12:00pm - 12:30pm (2)  


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