mitzvah-dayMitzvah Day April - a Carnival for at-risk youth - is one of Or Ami’s biggest social action events. Hundreds of community members gather to create a joyful atmosphere, bringing children from New Directions for Youth together with children from our community. Many of these kids have never before enjoyed a carnival. The smiles on their faces show the new sense of self-worth they feel. It lets them know that people do care.

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Volunteers are needed run the booths and activities at the carnival, as well as to sponsor booths, food and attractions. Or Ami volunteer adults/families are matched with youth from NDY as they go thru the carnival so that personal relationships can begin to build.

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Individual and business sponsors are needed to support our social action projects. Your sponsorship underwrites the important efforts necessary to create Mitzvah work like this carnival.

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New Directions for Youth, our partner organization, is a social service agency providing counseling, academic tutoring, recreation and mentorship to youth at-risk for substance abuse, gang affiliation, physical and/or sexual abuse, school failure, early pregnancy or juvenile delinquency.

 
 

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