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Event Series Event Series: Mini Mitzvah Day 2022

Monday, December 26, 2022
9:00 AM EST - 3:00 PM EST

Mini Mitzvah Day Blood Drive – Squirrel Hill JCC

In-Person Event


Squirrel Hill JCC – Robinson Building Gymnasium
5738 Darlington Road
Pittsburgh, 15217
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As the war in Israel continues, we recognize the importance of having a safe space to gather and would like to invite our community to our upcoming events.

Schedule your lifesaving appointment!

Schedule your lifesaving appointment!

All participating donors will receive a Vitalant long sleeved t-shirt, redeemable via email.

All whole blood timeslots are filled, but walk-ins are welcome for both types of donation methods offered. 


Register to donate with Vitalant online

Use the Group Code C189 on the date of December 26th to find the correct site.


Squirrel Hill Blood Drive

Alternatively, registrations can be made by phone at 412-209-7000 or email Sharonda at sdixon@jccpgh.org.


But wait! There’s more!

Volunteer with cans of tuna at Food Pantry

Double your Mitzvah points by bringing unopened, unexpired food items in cans, boxes and packages to be donated to the Squirrel Hill Food Pantry! Please, no glass jars or bottles.

High Value Items

  • Gluten free cereals and soups
  • Table salt and pepper shakers
  • Peanut butter
  • Oatmeal
  • Dry cereal
  • Cooking oils
  • Pasta
  • Dry rice
  • Canned fruits and vegetables
  • Canned soups
  • Tomato juice or 100% fruit juice
  • Shampoo

Get Swabbed!

We are also excited to announce that Gift of Life will be on-site to conduct a bone marrow donation! Donors can do a quick cheek swab to join the gift of life registry. Donors who are matches can donate stem cells & bone marrow, potentially saving a patient’s life. No appointment necessary.


Squirrel Hill JCC – Robinson Building Gymnasium
5738 Darlington Road
Pittsburgh, 15217
+ Google Map



Risa Fructer

Full inclusion is a core value of Jewish Pittsburgh. The Jewish Federation welcomes invitees of all abilities, backgrounds, races, religious affiliations, sexual orientations and gender identities. Please discuss accessibility accommodations with the contact person for this event.

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