Projects 2018

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
AUJS VictoriaBlood Bank DonationYesA blood drive at the Australian Red Cross Blood Service Caulfield, encouraging all Jewish tertiary students to give an hour of their time to donate blood and plasma for those desperately needing it.ENQUIREAdultsVIC-Caulfield South
Australian Jewish Genealogy Society (Vic)OtherYesOur Society is undertaking a project photographing all the Jewish head stones at Springvale Memorial Garden Cemetery (Necropolis).
These images will eventually be included in JOWBR, JewishGen Online Worldwide Burial Registry. This is a database of more than three million names and other identifying information from cemeteries and burial records worldwide.
ENQUIREAdultsVIC-Springvale
B'nai B'rith Fellowship GroupEntertainmentYesConcert for senior citizens at the Glen Eira McKinnon Bowling Club in Tyrone St Ormond.
Concert will be held on Monday 12th November at 2.30pm.
ENQUIREAdultsVIC-Ormond
B'nai B'rith Unit Gesher
with Jewish Environmental Coalition (JECO)
CollectathonYesThe Jewish Environmental Coalition (JECO) and B'nai B'rith Unit Gesher will be collection items for recycling/repurposing/reuse by others.
As well as helping to reduce landfill, we also aim to educate the community about alternatives to sending stuff to landfill.
ENQUIREAllVIC-Carnegie
Emunah Australia LtdOtherYesEmunah Australia is teaming up with C-Care for Mitzvah Day. We will be helping with C-Care's pantry packing - making up 90 boxes of food stuff that is later delivered to families in need. Packing will take place at Toorak Shule.
We will also be making and decorating cards to insert in the food boxes to bring some extra joy to recipients.

Places strictly limited. Please book your spot by email: info@emunah.org.au
ENQUIREAllVIC-Toorak
Hills Jewish Families and Parramatta SynagogueCollectathonYesHills Jewish Families and Parramatta Synagogue are collaborating once again for the 2018 Mitzvah Day! In the lead up to the event, we will be raising funds and collecting items, such as books, toys, and games, and then collate hampers for Jewish Care's Big Brother/Big Sister program on 18 November. It's a perfect event for the young and young-at-heart in Sydney's Hills District!ENQUIREAllNSW-Parramatta
ImpactOtherYesAs in past years, Impact is so proud and appreciative to partner with KOGO to collect and wrap Xmas and Chanukah gifts for children in hiding with their mums over the 'festive period' as they flee extreme violence at home. Men, women and children are encouraged to come and be a Xmas/Chanukah Angel. Come and help wrap. Come and help sort. Come with a gift for a child or adolescent who'd REALLY appreciate it. Just come!

Please contact Ros at info@kogo.org.au or call on 0409 438 603 (message bank service) for time and address.
Ros and Kathy would LOVE to see you there.
ENQUIREAllVIC-Yarraville
Jewish Environmental Coalition (JECO)
with B'nai B'rith Unit Gesher
CollectathonYesThe Jewish Environmental Coalition (JECO) and B'nai B'rith Unit Gesher will be collection items for recycling/repurposing/reuse by others.
As well as helping to reduce landfill, we also aim to educate the community about alternatives to sending stuff to landfill.
ENQUIREAllVIC-Carnegie
Jewish National Fund of QueenslandWorking BeeYesMitzvah Day to be held on Sunday 26 August 2018 at Mt Gravatt Jewish Cemetery in Brisbane. This is an annual working bee to clean grave sites and surrounding areas - see attached Flyer: JNF-Mitzvah-Day-2018.pdf.ENQUIREAllQLD-Mt Gravatt
Kids Giving BackCookathonNoCook4Good involves roughly 55 participants - kids, teens and parents - coming together and cooking over 300 meals for members of the homeless community as well as individuals in need across Greater Sydney. In addition to cooking, our volunteers also deliver the meals to recipients. Our Mitzvah Day Cook4Good is generously sponsored by The Orah Project to cover the cost of ingredients and use of the kitchen. Kids Giving Back is committed to creating The Next Generation of Generosity http://kidsgivingback.org/.KidsNSW-Bondi
Magen David Adom AustraliaBlood Bank DonationYesMagen David Adom will run a Blood Drive on Mitzvah Day 2018, between 12 – 2:15pm.
To Register for blood donations please email: ruth@mdavic.org
We welcome new donors and existing blood donations for plasma and whole blood donations.
ENQUIREAllVIC-Caulfield
NCJWA VICCollectathonNoCollecting toiletries and small gifts to make up gift bags which will be distributed to disadvantaged clients of Community Information Glen EiraAllVIC-Caulfield North
NCJWA WAWorking BeeNoTo make up ten housewarming baskets for women leaving Orana House (women’s refuge) to live an independent life.AllWA-Coolbinia
Our Kitchen TableMake and ShareYesWe will be providing a number of craft, sewing and knitting options on Mitzvah day. All products made become gifts to be included in Welcome Care Packs that are given to women and children when they arrive into a safe house. These women and children mostly arrive in to the safe house with nothing but the clothes they are wearing, and our contribution is a mixture of essential items as well as some home made gifts to help foster a sense of care.
Skills required for our activities vary and everyone is welcome to come along and join in no matter what age.
ENQUIREAllVIC-Caulfield
Temple Beth IsraelWorking BeeYesHelp sort donations at St Kilda Mums Warehouse, 5 Vale Street, St Kilda. 10 am to 1 pmENQUIREAdults VIC-St Kilda
The Jewish National FundGreen ProjectYesOur proposed project is to have a clean up on a designated area in the city.ENQUIREAllVIC-Caulfield
Uplift ProjectOtherYesTo run a 'Bra Drive' to collect bras for the Uplift Project. Bras will be collected at Drop off points 6-8 weeks prior to Mitzvah Day.
On Mitzvah Day volunteers will be required to sort and package bras and deliver the boxes to an Uplift Project Distribution point.
Uplift Project is a charity that collects bras - new and used- to donate to women in disadvantaged communities within Australia and to wherever there's a request. Containers of bras have been sent to Fiji, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Cook Islands, Vanuatu, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Papua New Guinea, Bali,New Zealand and Kashmir.
ENQUIREAdultsVIC-Caulfield
VAJEX AustraliaHonour our Armed ForcesYesAnnual Remembrance Day to be held on 18 November 2018ENQUIREAdultsVIC-Ripponlea
WIZO Kids and WIZO TeensOtherNoWIZO Kids and WIZO Teens will partner up with Eat Up and be preparing sandwiches for hungry children who go to school everyday without lunch.KidsVIC-Caulfield
WIZO MasadaCollectathonNoCollecting non-perishable food and toiletries for needy families/people in the Glen Eira City Council area.
We hope that our contributions help ease the daily burdens being felt by families/people in our area.
AdultsVIC-Glen Eira City Council area