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Mitzvah Day: The Magical Mitzvah Tour with CHAI FIVE Mitzvah Corps and Tikkun Olam Committee

Sunday, November 10, 2019 12 Cheshvan 5780

9:15 AM - 12:00 PMB'nai Havurah

Please join us for a morning of doing Mitzvot (sacred acts)!

 Mitzvah Day is open to all of our B'nai Havurah community and is co-sponsored by the Tikkun Olam Committee and CHAI FIVE Mitzvah Corps.  

Focus of Mitzvah Projects: Food Insecurity and Food Justice

Food insecurity affects the sick, the elderly, families who live in food deserts, families who are unemployed or underemployed, immigrants and refugee families, underserved and oppressed.  Food insecurity can affect anyone at any time.  As a community, let us work to fight for food justice and come together to feed our community.

  • Ronald McDonald House - Make Snack Packs with TIkkun Olam Committee
  • Food Bank of the Rockies Fundraisers  -  Pancake Breakfast with Teens and       Jump Rope A Thon Fundraiser with Kindergarten to 3rd Grade
  • Delores Project - Meal Prep and Delivery with 4th & 5th Grade
  • Kavod Senior Living - Food Drive with 6th & 7th Grade & LinkAGES (At Kavod Senior Living)
  • Meals on Wheels - Toilet Paper and Kleenex Tissue Drive and Thanksgiving Cards with Story Adventure Club   
  • Hunger Free Colorado - Postcard campaign to maintain and support the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) that helps low-income families in Colorado purchase food.

Schedule for Mitzvah Day and the Magical Mitzvah Tour 

9:15-9:45 am  Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

9:46-10:00 am Singing & Send Off with Rabbi Evette and Hal Aqua

               10:00-11:30 am *Magical Mitzvah Tour Rotations at B'nai                 

  11:30 am-12:00 pm Celebration and Snacks

)            * Everyone will choose mitzvot to do and rotate thru as many of the                              above in-house projects as they choose.

Another option to choose from 9:45 -11:30:

Film & discussion for with Rabbi Evette

A Place at the Table is a documentary about food insecurity and food deserts, and the changes needed to make America's food system more just for everyone.  Jewish values of             tzedek (justice) and tikkun olam (repairing the world) provide a framework for meaningful conversations about how to mend the gaps in our food system.  Because everyone deserves a place at the table. Free Admission in exchange for a donation of non-perishables or grocery gift cards.

Register below:

  • For Mitzvah Day
  • For Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser
  • To donate needed items for Mitzvah Day including: Thanksgiving Food Drive for Kavod Senior Living and Food Bank of the Rockies; Toilet Paper Drive for Meals on Wheels; Food Items for our Delores Project Meal; and Snack Packs for Ronald McDonald House
  • For film and discussion with Rabbi Evette

Register

Proceeds will benefit a local non-profit fighting for food justice.
Jump Rope A Thon for Food Bank of the Rockies Sponsored by our Kindergarten to 3rd Grade
   Boxed Macaroni and Cheese - Fully Booked
   Canned Green Beans with Flip Tops Preferred - Fully Booked
   Canned Mushroom Soup with Flip Tops Preferred - Fully Booked
   French's/Durkee Fried Onions - 50 Open
   Boxed Stuffing Mix - 40 of 50 Left
   Instant Jello or Pudding in Box - 45 of 50 Left
   Canned Cranberry Sauce Flip Top Preferred - 50 Open
   Instant Gravy Packets - 32 of 50 Left
   Toilet Paper 4 Pack or Individually Wrapped - 75 of 100 Left
   Kleenex Tissues - 99 of 100 Left
   Burrito Flour Tortillas-8 Count - 16 Open
   Vegetarian Refried Beans 16 oz - 4 of 20 Left
   Salsa 15 oz - 14 of 15 Left
   Grated Cheddar Cheese - 6 of 10 Left
   Bell Peppers - 10 Open
   Yellow Onions - 10 Open
   Frozen Corn - 9 of 10 Left
   Large Bag of Tortilla Chips - 6 Open
   Browie Mix - 5 of 6 Left
   Deliver Snack Packs at 12 pm and Stay to talk with families at Ronald McDonald House - 10 Open
   Deliver Meal at 12 pm to Delores Project - 2 OpenFor all canned food items, flip top cans are preferred.
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