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Mitzvah Day Collection Drive

Wednesday, March 1, 2023 8 Adar 5783

All Day for 53 DaysTBE coatroom or order online

In connection with Mitzvah Day on April 23, we’re collecting items to be used for projects or delivered to organizations in need of them. We’re also doing a fun competition with our Religious School to see which grades can donate the most! 

Everyone is welcome to donate these items by placing them in the collection bins in the TBE coatroom through April 23. If you opt to order online and have items delivered to Temple Beth El (2702 Arbor Drive, Madison, WI 53711), please let Melissa know to look for the package in the office (, 608-238-3123).

• Diapers (4K), individual diapers or pull-ups, open packages, or new packages in all sizes for the Village Diaper Bank

• Toilet paper (kindergarten) for Lussier Community Education Center Pantry  and Mt. Zion Food Pantry  

• Spices and condiments (1st grade), new packages only, for Lussier Community Education Center Pantry

• Toothpaste (2nd grade) for Mt. Zion Food Pantry

• White rice (3rd grade) for Lussier Community Education Center Pantry 

• Flour (4th grade) for Lussier Community Education Center Pantry

• Body wash (5th grade) for Mt. Zion Food Pantry 

• Bar soap (6th grade) for Mt. Zion Food Pantry

• Vegetable or olive oil (7th grade) for Lussier Community Education Center Pantry

• Youth art supplies for welcome bags for refugee kids, for school and self-expression while learning English: kids' scissors, washable markers, glue, stickers, craft paper, pencils, pens, etc. 

• Worsted weight yarn & knitting needles size 7-9 to be used for projects distributed to those in need by Knitters Guild of Madison 

Thank you for your donations that enable us to help so many in the greater community. We hope you’ll also   to join one of our Mitzvah Day projects, shop at our Social Justice Fair, and join us for a community dinner on April 23. 

Questions? Please contact Aleeza A. Hoffert, program coordinator, or Lynn Renner, Mitzvah Day co-chair.

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