Mitzvah Day 2019 photo by Joshua Franzos (2)

A Pittsburgh Tradition

Mitzvah Days!

December 21-25, 2020

A long-standing Pittsburgh tradition where the Jewish community provides services to organizations throughout the entire community.

Registration is Open!

Project Details Coming Soon

colored pencils

Mitzvah Day: Color a Smile

Monday, Dec. 21 @ 12:00 PM

Join others on Zoom to color pages for children in the hospital.

sewing materials

Mitzvah Day: Mask Sewing Food Pantry

Tuesday, Dec. 22 @ 12:00 PM

Join others on Zoom to sew masks for JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry.

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Mitzvah Day: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Tuesday, Dec. 22 @ 6:30 PM

Learn how you can change the lives of one child out of over 250 who are waiting for a mentor!

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Mitzvah Day: Wesley Family Services

Wednesday, Dec. 23 @ 12:00 PM

Join others on Zoom making calls to seniors shelter in place.

Woman in Office

Mitzvah Day: Dress for Success iVolunteer

Wednesday, Dec. 23 @ 6:00 PM

Join others on Zoom to write notes of encouragement to female job seekers.

blood drive

Mitzvah Day: Blood Drive JCC South Hills

Thursday, Dec. 24 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Donate blood at the South Hills JCC.

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Mitzvah Day: Blood Drive JCC Squirrel Hill

Thursday, Dec. 24 @ 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Donate blood at the Squirrel Hill JCC.

write a letter

Mitzvah Day: Lone Soldier Center

Friday, Dec. 25 @ 10:00 AM

Join others on Zoom writing letters to IDF soldiers who have no family in Israel.

Mitzvah Day 2018 Charles Morris

What is Mitzvah Day

A Pittsburgh Tradition

Jewish volunteers are happy to serve so others can be with loved ones on their holiday.

Mitzvah Day 2018 Rainbow Kitchen

Who Participates

Local Organizations

Volunteers fill in all over the Greater Pittsburgh area with focus on human needs and community service sites.

Mitzvah Day 2018 Salvation Army Soup Kitchen

Who Benefits?

We ALL Do!

In 2019 we involved over 920 volunteers donated their time in over 60 locations!

David Chudnow

David Chudnow

Volunteer Center Manager
(412) 992-5209

Have a Question?

David can help you!

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