Projects 2017

Are you looking to join a registered project? Scan the registered projects below and click ENQUIRE to contact the Group.

  • Open to All = Yes then the Project is open for anyone to join; if you wish to Join this Project, click ENQUIRE to contact the Group
  • Open to All = No means the Project is confined to the Group/Community

GroupProject TypeOpen to AllDescriptionJoin ProjectAge GroupState-Suburb
B'nai B'rith Fellowship GroupEntertainmentNoConcert & afternoon tea for senior citizens at the Glen Eira McKinnon Bowling Club, Tyrone St, Ormond on Monday 13th November at 2.30pmAdultsVIC-Caulfield
Beit Shalom SynagogueHostingNoWe are planning to hold a barbecue lunch for asylum seeker families served by the Mercy House of Welcome in Kilburn. We'll provide lunch and also organise activities for both their children and ours.AllSA-Kilburn
C Care IncSocial InclusionYesExperience the C Care Cookoff 2017 by rolling up your sleeves and helping us to prepare and/or deliver hundreds of healthy meals to the needy.
In just an hour and a half - volunteer, cook, share and make a difference in the lives of our recipients.
Please book through our trybooking site below:
* 9:00-10:30am Cooking session -
* 11:00am-12:30pm Cooking session - SOLD OUT
* 2:30-3:30pm Packing session - WIZO Matan SOLD OUT/PRIVATE SESSION
* 4:00-5:30pm Meal visits - h
Emanuel Synagogue Social Justice GroupCollectathonYesCollection of toiletries and underwear for 3-5 year old aboriginal kids in regional NSW for Gundawirra Organisation.

ImpactMake and ShareYesWe will be doing the following:
Help 'Our Kitchen Table' finish off product making, packaging products, sticking labels on, writing cards and tying ribbons on gifts which will be distributed to Victorian women fleeing extreme violence at home.
IrisimWorking BeeYesOur members will be volunteering at Kogo and the Jewish Genealogy Society.ENQUIREAdultsVIC-Caulfield and Faulkner
Jewish CareSocial InclusionYesA Mitzvah Day collaboration between Jewish Care and AZYC, running a mini ‘carnival’ for residents. The day will include an array of activities led by the various Youth Movements for residents of Montefiore Home and Smorgon Nursing Home, as well as a BBQ lunch for volunteers. It will be a fun and exciting day getting the youth highly involved in their elderly community at Jewish Care.ENQUIREAllVIC-Melbourne
Jewish National Fund of QueenslandWorking BeeYesThe Jewish National Fund (JNF) of Queensland is having its annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday 27th August 2016 – see attached Flyer: JNF-Mitzvah-Day-2017.pdf.
For our Mitzvah Days we traditionally clean up our Jewish Cemeteries & this year we will be doing so at the Mt Gravatt Jewish Cemetery in Brisbane.
ENQUIREAdultsQLD-Mt Gravatt Jewish Cemetery (Brisbane)
JNF Mitzvah DayGreen ProjectYesOnce again, JNF is organizing a group to participate in Mitzvah Day through the Clean Up Australia environmental initiative to clean and care for our local area. This year, we are taking to St Kilda Beach with the support of youth groups to maintain our beach.ENQUIRETeensVIC-St Kilda
Kehilat Nitzan Food VanSocial InclusionYesPreparing and serving food from a food van to disadvantaged people in Port Melbourne area.
If you are under 18 or want to bring children please ring Debra on 0418559800 to discuss.
ENQUIREOver 18 years oldVIC-Port Melbourne
Kehilat NitzanBlood Bank DonationYesThe Kehilat Nitzan Blood Drive has been an integral part of Mitzvah Day since its inception, and we gladly welcome all adults (16+) who wish to donate either blood, plasma or platelets at the Red Cross Blood Bank donation centre in Caulfield South.
Kehilat Nitzan run this blood drive in partnership with Magen David Adom Victoria.
To register for blood donation on Mitzvah Day 2017, please contact Jeanette Mecoles on or 0438 579 238.
We welcome both new donors and existing blood donors. Note that Blood Bank eligibility conditions apply, and pre-registration for a donation timeslot is essential - on this very busy day for the Blood Bank.
Available timeslots for Mitzvah Day 2017 are filling up fast, so contact Jeanette now.
ENQUIREAdultsVIC-Caulfield South
KOGOWorking BeeYesSorting and wrapping the collected items on Mitzvah DayENQUIREAllVIC-Armadale
KOGOCollectathonYesWe are collecting new items that are suitable for Christmas gifts for children of all ages who are living in refuges from domestic violenceENQUIREAllVIC-Armadale
Magan David AdomBlood Bank DonationYesBlood Bank CollectionENQUIREAdultsVIC-South Caulfield
National Council of Jewish Women of Australia (WA)OtherNoMaking up house warming baskets for women who are leaving a women’s refuge to live on their own, away from their abusive partner.AdultsWA-Coolbinia
Nitzanim SingersSunshine for SeniorsNoNitzanim Singers will be singing in Hebrew, English and Yiddish at aged care facility Graceland Manor.ENQUIREAllVIC-City of Glen Eira
North Shore Temple EmanuelCollectathonYesWe are partnering with Mummies Paying it Forward, a Sydney-based charity organisation aimed at providing the essentials to those most in need. We are collecting donations of new items such as clothing, toys and toiletries for distribution to the wide range of charities supported by Mummies Paying it Forward. On Mitzvah Day we will be sorting and wrapping the items, as well as making beaded bracelets as gifts.ENQUIREAllNSW-Chatswood
Our Kitchen TableMake and ShareYesWe will be doing the following:
finishing off product making
packaging products,
sticking labels on,
writing cards,
tying ribbons
Stand UpFun DayYesStand Up's Mitzvah Day Community Picnic is a celebration of the friendship between the Jewish and Sudanese communities. The day will include soccer and basketball, arts and crafts activities, music, singing and dancing, henna and face painting, an animal farm, BBQ lunch and much more.

Partnering with the King David School, the Stand Up Mitzvah Day Community Picnic will be held at the junior campus in Armadale.
Please contact us if you would like to volunteer on the day or for more information.
Activities will be run for all ages!
Temple Beth Israel
Social InclusionYesFamily picnic at Melbourne Zoo with refugee/asylum seeker families 10am- 2pm

See attached Flyer: 2017 Mitzvah Day flyer -TBI.pdf.

Use this link to sign-up

If you would like to assist in preparing meals for the family picnic, join us at TBI on Friday 17 Nov: 9am - 3pm
Temple Beth Israel
Make and ShareYesWrap lavender heat packs which will be included in Bags of Love by Impact for Women 1pm - 3pm

See attached Flyer: 2017 Mitzvah Day flyer -TBI.pdf.

Use this link to sign-up
Temple Beth Israel
Sunshine for SeniorsYesSing at aged care centres with choir 9am - 2.30pm

See attached Flyer: 2017 Mitzvah Day flyer -TBI.pdf.

Use this link to sign-up
Temple Beth Israel
Working BeeNoSort donated goods at St Kilda Mum's warehouse 10am - 1pm

See attached Flyer: 2017 Mitzvah Day flyer -TBI.pdf.

Use this link to sign-up
All VIC-St Kilda
Temple Beth Israel
Make and ShareYesFloral Acts of Kindness 10am - 12pm
Create flower bouquets to be presented to residents of aged care homes.

See attached Flyer: 2017 Mitzvah Day flyer -TBI.pdf.

Use this link to sign-up
The Jewish Ecological Coalition (JECO)CollectathonYesWe are collecting the following items for various charities:
- baby goods
- batteries
- bicycles
- children's books
- clothing
- DVDs, CDs, cassettes, floppy disks, etc
- IT equipment
- mobile phones
- musical instruments
- pots and pans
- spectacles/ glasses
- towels/ bed sheets/ pillow cases
- toiletries/ make up
- used stamps

More information can be found on our website:
WIZO KidsCookathonNoPreparing sandwiches for kids who kids who go to school hungry.KidsVIC-Malvern
WIZO MasadaCollectathonYesWIZO Masada is supporting COMMUNITY INFORMATION GLEN EIRA by collecting bags of non-perishable goods (including toiletries) for needy people and family in the Glen Eira area.

Everyone is welcome to join with WIZO Masada and support our MITZVAH DAY 2017 efforts.
ENQUIREAllVIC-Greater Melbourne
WIZO VictoriaFun DayYesWIZO Victoria will have a stall at the Yavneh Community Fair on November 19th. We will ask children to make something so that we can send to the children in WIZO's care in Israel.ENQUIREAllVIC-Elsternwick
ZOOZ Israeli DancingSunshine for SeniorsNoA group of ZOOZ female dancers will perform a variety of Israeli dances for the residents of Gary Smorgon House - lasting about 45 mins.AdultsVIC-Caulfield