This listing of ideas for mitzvoth is not an endorsement of any particular agency or cause. It is simply a brief listing of local, national and international organizations that are giving back or doing good in the communities that they serve.
Programs that have an asterisk (*) after them are programs that have been supported by Temple members by way of mitzvah projects, individual or family participation. If you are interested in contact information for the Temple member or family who has worked with a particular program please contact; Karen Arkin firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are involved with an organization or have completed a program that is not on this listing but you would like to see added to this list, please also contact Stacey Ramer.
Areas of Interest (click on area of interest below for description and project for each organization)
Israel Related Organizations Jewish National Fund * Neve Michael Children's Village * Boys Town Jerusalem One Family Fund * Leket Israel American Friends of Magen David Adom American Friends of Magen David Adon - Red Bag of Courage
Local Programs to Benefit Children Becca's Closet Children's Advocacy YMCA Center Tyler Scott Goldberg Foundation JAFCO * (Jeiwsh Adoption & Foster Care Options) GOGO at Hanukah Manitou Experience * Randall's Island Sports Foundation Kids Camp * Operation Brave Kids Kids Helping Kids Backpack Program Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital, Child Life Program Tomorrows Rainbow First Book Children's Harbor Village Touch A Heart Foundation I Care I Cure SOS Children's Village Brookwood Home for Girls Give Back a Pack Child Net - Foster Children & Foster Care Agencies FEED Project Reach Out and Read Emmy's Heart His House Children's Home
Local Programs to Benefit Animals Humane Society of Broward County Share-a-Pet Program F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Ranch Horses and the Handicapped of South Florida, Inc. The "Mitzvah Mutts" Bar/Bat Mitzvah Project Program
Sports Related Programs Weston AYSO Soccer Program Weston AYSA VIP Soccer Program Miami Dolphins Foundation's Special Teams Volunteer Program Sports Gift Inc. * Pass Back-US Soccer Organization Project Beisbol Weston & Pembroke Pines Miracle League
Local Programs to Benefit Education Adopt a Classroom Mentoring in Broward County Schools Take Stock in Children Take Stock in Broward County Kids in Need, Books in Deed * Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation * School Supplies for Hatian Schools * Women of Tomorrow First Book Project 1841 Broward Partnership for Homless Library Broward Partnership for the Homeless
Cancer Related Causes Komen Race for the Cure * Making Strides Against Breast Cancer * I Care I Cure Gilda's Club of South Florida Think Pink Rocks * Children Battling Cancer (CBC)
Health Related Causes Michael Stolzenberg Rehabilitative Trust * Children's Vision Program Be the Match Registry - Marrow & Cord Donor Program Locks of Love
Programs for the Needy & Homeless Cooperative Feeding Program * Feeding South Florida Feeding America Heifer International * Soles 4 Souls Soreff Food Bank- WE CARE Pantry Save a Soul* The Ronald McDonald House (Miami & Ft. Lauderdale) Feeding South Florida Programs
Housing Habitat for Humanity Broward Habitat for Humanity Re-Store Covenant House Florida
Environment Annual Waterway Cleanup * Adopt a Street Program The Gulf Oil Spill Save the Manatee Club Water.org Global Giving The Arthur R. Marshall Foundation International Coastal Clean-Up
Natural Disasters - Haiti Relief American Jewish World Service CARE Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Oxfam America World Water Relief Project Medishare for Haiti International FAME - Foundation for African Medicine and Education
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