Got Mitzvah? Yeah we do!

More than 2,500 volunteers of all ages participated in the Jewish Federation of Greater Dallas’ Centennial Mitzvah Day celebrating 100 years of the Federation in Dallas. Ninety-five projects and venues around the city filled rapidly as everyone worked together to lend a hand both large and small. Yasher Koach to Co-chairs Susan Bates and Cindy Moskowitz and Constellation chairs: Weezie Margolis, Jeanette Pincus, Elise Sher, Elysia Zale and Robin Zweig. The next Centennial Event, Havdallah Under the Stars, is set for Nov. 12.

Members of ATID packaged linens for the Dallas Furniture Bank.

Spokes for Folks drew a large group of volunteers. Most of these girls attend The Hockaday School and were encouraged to participate by Sara Satinsky.

Positive placemats were one of three projects for Lemons to Aid.

Cory Zack gets in the spirit at the Spokes for Folks venue.

Levine Academy fifth graders volunteered to spruce up the Ian Jacoby Memorial Garden. From left, Sophie Cussman, Shani Israel, Ethan Eisenberg, Matthew Stevens, Jaren Lewison, Sam Eisenberg and Alexander Murphy

Three generations of volunteers at Tiferet: Debbie Smith, Carolyn Smith and Hanna Lambert

At the Lemons to Aid venue, even the youngest volunteers contributed to making potted plants that were later donated to an assisted living facility.

Craig Eidelman delivered books to residents at the Legacy Willowbend

Project Leader Jared Green gets busy painting partitions for the Austin Street Shelter. The bright partitions were already in use at presstime. | Photo by Trevor Kobrin

This group of volunteers helped assemble busy books to help patients pass the time while waiting in the ER at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas.

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