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Mitzvah Day

November 20, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 12:30 pm

HCRJ held its annual Mitzvah Day on Sunday, November 20.  We all joined together to make a difference in the lives of the men, women and children who need our help.

Our Mitzvah Day Accomplishments

2,400 pair of underwear packed for Undies For Everyone

800 sandwiches made for 400 meal bags with bottled water, cereal bar, individual bag of chips, fruit snack, cookies, clementine, napkin, candy and motivational message in each for Turning Point Center, Star of Hope Mission and Pleasant Hill Baptist Church

600 eggs filled for Fifth Ward Redevelopment Corporation’s Lyons Avenue Renaissance Festival

293 books donated to Books Between Kids

200 Christmas and Thanksgiving cards colored for Turning Point Center

175 breakfast tacos served to Mitzvah Day participants

140 origami kits created for Texas Children’s Hospital

136 placemats made for Texas Children’s Hospital

98 kitchenware items (46 plates, 13 mugs, 8 cups, 3 cooking pans, cookie tin and more) donated to Interfaith Ministries for Greater Houston Refugee Services

85 chew toys made for Citizens for Animal Protection

67 articles of clothing and 7 purses donated for Dress for Success Houston

65 Hanukkah cards made for Jewish Children’s Regional Service

50 flower pots decorated for Seven Acres

43 pairs of shoes donated to Soles4Souls

42 matching card sets and 20 puzzles created for Alzheimer’s Association Houston

40 hospital necessity packs assembled for Jewish Family Service chaplaincy

39 bandanas decorated for Citizens for Animal Protection

22 ID kits distributed for National Child Identification Program

19 items (10 bags of Harina PAN, 3 baby formula bottles, 3 bags of rice, 1 bag of beans, 1 bag of diapers and gift basket of assorted items) donated to FUNDANA

14 pews cleaned in the sanctuary

13 letters of intent signed for HCRJ’s L’Dor VaDor Legacy League

13 birthday cards colored for Seven Acres

10.5 1-gallon bags of toiletries (body wash, bar soap, lotions and shampoos) put together for Jewish Family Service senior adults

10 genetic tests taken with Gene by Gene

9 fleece blankets made for HCRJ newborn and hospitalized members

7 lovies finished for The Thread Alliance and 3 squares completed for afghans for the needy project

8 rows of shelves installed in downstairs closet, downstairs closet and archive room upstairs also cleaned and organized

8 items (7 blankets, 1 jacket) donated to SEARCH Homeless Services

3 items (2 cell phones, 1 kindle) donated to the Houston Zoo



November 20, 2016
9:00 am - 12:30 pm
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