Projects 2012

Open to All – if Yes then  the Project is open for anyone to join. No implies the Project is confined to the Organisation/Community.

OrganisationProject TypeOpen to AllDescriptionAge GroupSuburb - State
Beit Aharon CongregationOtherYesWe are Joining Jewish Care's Channukah Working Bee, 10am, at 572 Inkerman Road, CaulfieldAllCaulfield-VIC
Blake Street Hebrew CongregationOtherYesBlake Street and Tamar Black are hosting a fun ladies only dance night at Blake st Shul on Glenhuntly rd in South Caulfield. All funds raised will support the work of Dr David Szmulewicz of The Vestibular Clinic at The Royal Victorian Eye and Ear Hospital.AllCaulfield-VIC
B'nai B'rith VictoriaOtherNoCollecting books for children (5-15) from rural Africa (ABCA)AdultsMelbourne at large-VIC
Caulfield Hebrew CongregationOtherYesCollect, collate and file all boxed/unfiled books at the Emmy Monash Library, starting at 1.30pm on Sunday 25 November.
Excess volumes will be passed onto The Jewish Museum, The Holocaust Centre and where appropriate, to Caulfield Shule Library for current and future use in the new facility to be constructed in the near future.
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AllCaulfield North-VIC
Caulfield Hebrew CongregationSunshine for SeniorsNoMorning tea to honour and celebrate the role of our senior citizens as part of our community.AdultsCaulfield-VIC
Chabad SparksFood RescueYesThe kids will pack products collected earlier in the day by our Teens for food rescue. They will also make/write accompanying cards for recipients.
Time: 3.30-4.30pm
TeensSt Kilda East-VIC
Chabad SparksFood RescueYesTeens will be standing in the carpark of Elsternwick Coles (corner of Orrong and Glenhuntly Rd) with shopping trolleys. Shoppers will be asked to donate one item of food for food rescue in Australia.
Times: 11am-1.00pm
Emmy Monash Aged CareSunshine for SeniorsYesSo many of our seniors have given of themselves in the past or still currently do: as carers of spouses, children, grandchildren and friends, as volunteers, as donors. For these special people, we are providing a wonderful afternoon’s entertainment “A Touch of Old Time Music Hall”, singing to old favourites with Kaye Harrison, professional singer followed by afternoon tea.
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AllCaulfield North-VIC
IMPACT for Women together with KOGO and JECOMake and ShareYesLet's have some fun recycling pre-loved t-shirts to create fabulous, fashionable and funky fringe or infinity scarves to distribute to Victorian women living in crisis accommodation due to domestic violence.
Pop in for an hour or more anytime between 11am and 4pm.
Organsied by IMPACT for Women together with KOGO (Knit One Give One) and JECO (Jewish Ecological Coalition).
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AllFriedlander Hall, Temple Beth Israel, Alma Road, St Kilda
Jewish Aid Australia
supported by UIA, Hineni, Netzer, UJEB, Habonim, ZCV and Mount Scopus College
Social Inclusion / PicnicYesOur annual Picnic in the Park with members of the Melbourne Sudanese community will be held from 12-3pm at Caulfield Park (corner Balaclava Road & Park Crescent).
Loads of fun activities for the family:
* BBQ (kosher), Magic show
* Soccer, Music & dancing
* Party Higher Silent Disco
* Budo Peace team - marshall arts
* Henna, Arts & crafts, Face painting
Picnic in the Park poster
Jewish Care VictoriaFun DayYesChanukah Working Bee!
Join our volunteers and clients and help prepare 1,500 gift parcels of chocolate coins and draddles
When:10:00am-12:00pm at Caulfield Hebrew Congregation, 572 Inkerman Road, Caulfield
Number of places limited
Jewish Religious Action and Advovacy Centre and Kedem (synagogue)CollectathonYesJRAAC is collecting goods for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. Things you can donate include non-perishable foods, toilletries, blankets, linnen and baby items. We will be collecting goods from 9am-1pm on 25th November and there will also be donation boxes placed at the King David School Magid Institute in the week leading up to Mitzvah Day. JRAAC members will then deliver these goods to the ASRC stoage facility in West Melbourne.
Address: 373 Dandenong Rd Armadale

JRAAC-KEDEM Mitzvah Day Flier

Jewish Student Network, UJEBSunshine for SeniorsNoJSN participants will be prepapring and putting on a concert for the Holoocaust group at Jewish CareTeensCaulfield-VIC
Jewish Taskforce Against Family ViolenceOtherYesA panel discussion for white ribbon day which is the day when men "say no" to violence. We have 2 speakers, Cathy Bettman & Jeremy Meltzer plus a victim of family violence to share her story.
Time is 10:15am - 12 noon
JNF & AUJSGreen ProjectsYesTo empower and engage students and young adults by caring for their community!
Jewish National Fund (JNF) and Australian Union of Jewish Students (AUJS) are teaming up again for the second year in a row, to clean up Caulfield Station. All participants will receive a Green Bag filled with goodies and of course, the chance to do a Mitzvah!
AdultsCaulfield East-VIC
KEDEMCollectathonYesKEDEM are working together with JRAAC, collecting goods for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. We will be collecting goods from 9am-1pm on 25th November at the King David School Magid Institute. These goods will then be delivered to the ASRC stoage facility in West Melbourne.
Address: 373 Dandenong Rd, Armadale

JRAAC-KEDEM Mitzvah Day Flier

Kehilat NitzanBlood Bank DonationYesBlood Bank Donation (by Jewish and Interfaith Group) at the Caulfield Blood Donor Centre located at 322 Hawthorn Road, Caulfield.
Contact Barie ASAP
Kehilat NitzanSpace MakeoverYesKehilat Nitzan members (including B'nei Mitzvah children and Noam youth) are going to do a "working bee" at the Access shop/garden. We are going to clean the kitchen and shop front windows, reorganise their kitchen cupboards, clean the cool room, weed and clean up the garden, paint the back fence, put up trellis, clean the walls and any other odd jobs that are required.
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Kehilat Nitzan - Nitzanim SingersSunshine for SeniorsYesSinging well known and loved English, Hebrew and Yiddish songs for residents of Regis McKinley House. No singing experience required. All welcome to join.
Address: 613 Dandenong Road, Armadale
Time: 1:30-2:30pm
Kids Giving BackCook for GoodOn 18th November, Kids Giving Back and Our Big Kitchen (OBK) are pleased to present COOK FOR GOOD - a volunteer program for Bar and Batmitzvah students and parents.
COOK FOR GOOD participants will cook a total of approximately 120 nutritious meals consisting of several courses that participants will then deliver to designated needy recipients.
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Bar + Batmitzvah kidsBondi-SYDNEY
King David SchoolMake and ShareNoWe are having a walk-a-thon to bring awareness and raise money for 3 different organisations. The students are being given the opportunity to learn about the different organisations, their cause and then help raise money for the organisation based on the amount of time they walk.TeensArmadale-VIC
Lamdeni School IncOtherNoVisit the Old Age Home and cheer up the elderly through songs and gifts.KidsElsternwick-VIC
Leo Baeck Centre for Progressive JudaismCollectathonYesFor several years the Leo Baeck Centre has each week collected grocery items which we then contribute to the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre. For Mitzvah Day we are asking our members to contribute a new toy as well for children of preschool or primary school age. Donations can be made over the weekend or during the following week.
Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9am-2pm
AllKew East-VIC
Liron ChoirOtherNoThe Liron Choir will sing at the Jewish Care Munzer Commuity Residence, 52 Northcote Ave in Caulfield at 1pm. The choir will perform for approx one hour and the program will include songs in Hebrew, Yiddish and English. There will be 12 members of the choir singing.AdultsCaulfield-VIC
March of the LivingOtherNoPast participants from March of the Living (MOTL) will perform for the residents at The Mark and Dina Munzer Centre and Gary Smorgon House.AllCaulfield-VIC
Mir Kumen On Yiddish Choir (Jewish Labour Bund)Sunshine for SeniorsYesThe Mir Kumen On Yiddish Choir will be performing the mitsve of performing at the Emmy Monash senior citizen home. Lomir zingen a yidish lid!
Address: Emmy Monash Homes
Time: 2:30-3:30pm
Mount Scopus CollegeCollectathonNoMount Scopus Middle School will be collecting goods for the Ardoch Foundation.
Our primary schools have been collecting goods and funds for various organisations, both locally and in Israel, throughout September and October.
NCJWA (Vic)Social InclusionNoWe will be distributing small gift bags to disadvantaged womenAdultsCaulfield-VIC
Recycling is FunMake and ShareYesCraft activity in Brotherhood of St Lawrence residential facilityAllVIC
Sholem Aleichem CollegeCollectathonYesArdoch general food drive - Ardoch Youth Foundation is a community funded, not for profit organisation working to make education a reality for young people including those experiencing homelessness and disadvantage.
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Temple Beth IsraelOtherYesTBI Tamid Family Day event includes bringing, sorting, and selling goods at the Posh Opp Shop in Glen Huntly.
Address: 1226 Glen Huntly Road (corner Grange Road), Glen Huntly
AllGlen Huntly-VIC
Temple Beth IsraelSocial InclusionYesSharing with the Aboriginal community - entertainment and lunch at Veg Out Community Garden.
Address: Corner of Shakespeare Grove and Chaucer Street, St Kilda (behind Acland St)
AllSt Kilda-VIC
Temple Beth IsraelOtherYesTemple Beth Israel's Mitzvah Day program starts with a bagel breakfast and Opening Ceremony at TBI at 10am – all welcome!
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The day will wrap up with a Closing Ceremony at TBI, followed by a community BBQ.
Address: 76-82 Alma Road, St Kilda
AllSt Kilda-VIC
Temple Beth IsraelSunshine for SeniorsYes“Mitzvah Choir” for anyone and everyone. Rehearsing and then performing at various venues.AllSt Kilda, Glen Huntly-VIC
WIZO MASSADACollectathonYesMagic Moments Melbourne Basket Brigade is an organisation run by volunteers. The concept of this organisation is to "help those in need in our community with a basket of food and toys at Christmas time and deliver them annonymously asking only that they take care of themselves well enough so one day they can do the same for someone else".
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ZOOZ Israeli DancingSunshine for SeniorsYesA group of about 12-15 of my dancers will be performing for the elderly residents of The Armitage, Assisted Care Residence, Dandenong Rd. Windsor.
We will be dancing Israeli dances for approx 45 mins to one hour.
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