November 15, 2020 is Mitzvah Day and PJ Library wants to help you perform acts of kindness in a fun and meaningful way!

 

Register here for a special PJ Library It's a Mitzvah Event on Sunday, November 15th at 1pm!

 

Download our Mitzvah Day Bingo card and complete as many projects as you can (you can start before or continue after November 15). Be sure to take and send lots of photos while performing your Mitzvot to Lori

After you complete your mitzvot, download our special I Did a Mitzvah button to decorate!

 

Resources and ideas to help you along the way are listed below!

Take Food to a Local Food Bank:

Here is what they need at the Jewish Family Services Kosher Food Pantry

 

Make a care kit for the homeless:

https://www.doinggoodtogether.org/bhf/homeless-care-kits

 

Create cards for hospitalized kids: 

http://www.cardsforhospitalizedkids.com/make-general-cards.html

 

Write a thank you note to your teacher:

 

Upcycle t-shirts to toys for local animal shelters:

https://pjlibrary.org/getmedia/b5be4dd6-c2e3-4af6-b453-ea377228c413/Latke-the-Lucky-Dog-Reading-Guide.pdf

 

Write a poem for someone living alone

 

Bake challah for someone:

https://challahforhunger.org/recipes/basic-recipe/

 

Make a Chanukah Card for a Jewish Home resident:

https://pjlibrary.org/getmedia/9f063610-bd09-4e76-9a23-6aa3e975b629/Hanukkah-coloring-page.pdf

 

Pick out a facemask to give to a friend or relative

 

Draw a picture to brighten someone’s day

 

Donate toys you no longer use

 

 

Call someone you know to wish them a Shabbat Shalom

Make a no-sew fleece scarf for a homeless person

https://www.scatteredthoughtsofacraftymom.com/no-sew-fleece-scarf-tutorial/

 

Plant a Tree and care for it

 

Help cook a meal for friends, family or a family in need

 

Upcycle t-shirts into a tote bag

https://mommypotamus.com/no-sew-t-shirt-tote-bag-tutorial/

 

Create a card for Lone Soldiers in Israel

https://lonesoldiercenter.com/

 

 

Do something nice for someone in your family

 

Make a challah cover for Shabbat

https://pjlibrary.org/beyond-books/pjblog/august-2017/5-special-challah-covers

 

Make a bird feeder 

https://pjlibrary.org/beyond-books/pjblog/august-2019/easy-activity-for-kids-make-a-bird-feeder

 

Send a letter to someone you haven’t seen in awhile

 

Organize a trash pick up

https://www.doinggoodtogether.org/bhf/clean-up-your-neighborhood

 

Send a video of a happy message to us and we will forward to the residents of the Jewish Home

 

Read PJ Library mitzvah-themed stories

https://pjlibrary.org/books-and-music/books?values=tzedakah

 

Help a neighbor with their shopping