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Summer Mitzvah Mania

To close out the summer, JTEEN-GMW is offering a variety of hands-on service opportunities incorporating Jewish service learning for teens age 12-18. Projects take place all over Greater MetroWest, so there’s something convenient for everyone. Register for one or more!

Space is limited, so register now! Exact location information provided upon registration.

Questions? Contact Frankie Stern at fstern@jfedgmw.org.

COVID Protocols:  

As Federation slowly returns to in-person programs and events, our COVID protocols are based on government guidelines and the health and safety of our program participants and staff. Since we do not know who has been vaccinated, and to be sensitive to all who attend Federation events:  

  • Attendees should try to maintain a safe distance of at least six feet from one another
  • Masks must be worn if social distancing not possible, except when eating or drinking
  • If you are not feeling well, please refrain from attending the event

Homeless Solutions, Morristown

Date: Wednesday, August 25
Time: 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm (EDT)

Help prepare and serve dinner for the residents and participants of Homeless Solutions. Maximum 10 participants.

Friendship Circle, Livingston

Date: Sunday, August 22
Time: 10:00 am-11:30 am (EDT)

Assemble Shabbat boxes for individuals hospitalized during Shabbat and assist clients during Open Play at Lifetown. Maximum 16 participants

Afya Foundation, Yonkers

Date: Monday, August 23
Time: 10:00 am-3:00 pm (EDT)

Take a quick bus trip from Whippany to Yonkers where we will package and sort medical supplies to send tor countries in need. (Kosher lunch provided) Maximum 20 participants 

Virtual and In-person Events

Date: Sunday, August 22
Time: -

Sunday, August 22, 10-11:30 a.m. Friendship Circle, Livingston Assemble Shabbat boxes for individuals hospitalized during Shabbat and assist clients during Open Play at Lifetown. Maximum 16 participants

Monday, August 23, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Afya Foundation, Yonkers Take a quick bus trip from Whippany to Yonkers where we will package and sort medical supplies to send tor countries in need. (Kosher lunch provided) Maximum 20 participants 

CPR + First Aid Training, Whippany

Date: Thursday, August 26
Time: 10:00 am-11:00 am (EDT)

Become certified in CPR and First Aid with a hybrid format of online training and one hour in person. (Cost: $50 per person) Maximum 10 participants per training

CPR + First Aid Training, Whippany

Date: Thursday, August 26
Time: 11:30 am-12:30 pm (EDT)

Become certified in CPR and First Aid with a hybrid format of online training and one hour in person. (Cost: $50 per person) Maximum 10 participants per training

Grow it Green, Morristown

Date: Friday, August 27
Time: 10:00 am-12:00 pm (EDT)

Harvest fruits and vegetables for the community at this urban farm. Maximum 15 participants