Mitzvah Day Impact Report Digital version 26th June - Page 7



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Mitzvah Day
Impact Report 2008 – 2018
10 Years of Mitzvah Day
10 YEARS OF MITZVAH DAY
Mitzvah Day
Impact Report 2008 – 2018
What is Mitzvah Day
WHAT IS MITZVAH DAY?
AND OTHER WORLD EVENTS
A MITZVAH, LITERALLY,
IS A COMMANDMENT IN
JEWISH LAW. HOWEVER, IT
IS OFTEN USED TO MEAN A
GOOD DEED OR AN ACT OF
KINDNESS.
November 2
00
9
2010
Last year, we helped to coordinate over 700
Mitzvah Days in 30 countries across the
globe, where our vision of people of all faiths
and none, coming together to build more
cohesive neighbourhoods and to strengthen
civil society has inspired more than 40,000
volunteers, to do just that.
Collectathons
Assisting local charities with collecting items
Corporate Kindness
Encouraging office workers to donate their
lunch, run a collection or use their CSR hours
Be Our Guest
Providing refreshments and entertainment
for people in need
Save a Life
Registering with or donating to local
medical initiatives
Put on your Wellies
Improving the environment through
local initiatives
Renovate and Repair
Transforming a room in a hospice, drop in
centre or care home
15th
ay
2011
nd
Mitzvah Day awarded
Big Society award
by Prime Minister
David Cameron
Su
2010
2008
2009
2005 - 2008 Mitzvah Day is incubated
by the JCC (JW3)
Mitzvah Day registers as a charity
Over 15,000 volunteers take
part in Mitzvah Day
Lady Daniela Pears joins
Mitzvah Day Board of Trustees
as Interfaith Chair
Mitzvah Day moves into JHub
Apple debuts the iPad
Michelle Bauernfreund joins
Mitzvah Day
Mitzvah Day supports the
launch of Sewa Day
Barack Obama sworn in as
44th US president
Instagram launches
fr o
Mitzvah Day is rooted in the Jewish values
of tikkun olam (healing the world), gemilut
chasadim (giving loving-kindness) and
tzedek (righteousness and justice), which
underpin all of our projects and partnerships.
Over 25,000 volunteers
take part in Mitzvah Day
OUR KEY
PROJECTS
INCLUDE…
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working
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days a year
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to make a
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What
Mitzvah
can we
do?
2016
Jewish Chronicle
175th Anniversary
Theresa May becomes
Prime Minister
More
Mitzvahs,
Together.
2014
Mitzvah Day 365 laun
ches
Launch of smart wat
ches
JSwipe revolutionises
Jewish dating
Sunshine to Seniors
Singing, reading and performing with
care home residents
201Da5y Founder Laura Marks
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Mitzvah Day
Remembrance is a Mitzvah
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residents
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annual
Parade
with care
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2017
Over 100 Interfaith
Mitzvah Day projects
Over 40,000 volunteers
take part in Mitzvah Day
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2018
Mitzvah Day celebrates
10 year anniversary





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