CBI's Annual MLK Mitzvah Day
On Monday, January 20th, Congregation B'nai Israel is hosting an afternoon of community service and learning. Known as “Mitzvah Day,” this annual event is being held on MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY - A DAY ON, NOT OFF – and is open to the entire community. Over 25 organizations will be represented with hands-on activities and information to learn how individuals can get involved and make a difference.
The event will begin promptly at 2:00 p.m. with a special presentation by THE NEWARK BOYS APPRENTICE CHORUS.
Participants will have the chance to be part of Nelson Mandela tribute, become a bone marrow donor by getting a cheek swabbed, learn about the Interfaith Hospitality Emergency Network Program, become a birthday angel, make meals for people in need, learn how to protect the habitat and meet 3 endangered/threatened species, sign up to visit a senior citizen, support Israeli soldiers through a bake sale, support local neighbors through Down The Block, learn more about Tourette Syndrome, the Lupus Foundation, JLOSH, Jewish Family Services and so much more. There will be a raffle, rainbow loom and duck tape activities as well. PLEASE GO TO THE LINK BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.
books, DVDs, new pajamas for children, cans of food, old towels and sports equipment (golf, baseball and soccer balls).
GO TO THE LINK BELOW FOR MORE ITEMS TO DONATE.
No pre-registration is required. There is no entrance fee; certain tables may ask for a nominal donation.
For a complete list of organizations and collections go to www.cbi-nj.org or if you have any questions, please call CBI at 973-379-3811.