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Mitzvah Project Ideas – Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Project Suggestions

Mitzvah Project Ideas – Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah Project Suggestions

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Child Development Center
95 Lincoln Avene
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Contact: Anita Heyward
Mission: Provides daycare and Head Start classes to children ages 2.9 years through 5 years old who are at or below the poverty level, including homeless children living in shelters in New Rochelle and Westchester county; services their mental health, educational and therapeutic needs, including speech and language.

Project Ideas: Hold a drive to collect gently used and new children’s clothing. They need all types of clothing, particularly sweatpants and including underwear and undershirts, for both boys and girls; collect diapers and wipes, particularly in larger sizes; volunteer opportunities may be available, consult with Anita.


Hope Community Services
50 Washington Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
(914) 636-4010
Contact: Anne Carey-Colorado, Director

Mission: Provides a wide array of community services to those in need, including a soup kitchen, emergency pantry, annual holiday toy drive, etc.
Project Ideas: Diaper drives; help with on-site for soup kitchen (T, W, Fri); food drive; holiday toy drive; collect used clothing.


Meals on Wheels
50 Pintard Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10805
(914) 576-3865
Contact: Patricia Showers, Executive Director

Project Ideas: Fundraising; deliver meals to local homebound elderly together with a grown-up.


New Rochelle Community Action Program
95 Lincoln Avenue
New Rochelle, NY 10801
Contact: Norvell Brandon
Mission: Non-profit agency that provides social services to residents of New Rochelle, Larchmont and Pelham. Services include heat and energy assistance, FEMA assistance and an emergency food pantry, among others.

Project Ideas: Hold a food drive to collect non-perishables such as canned goods, pasta, cereal and other dry goods to stock the emergency food pantry.