(PHOENIX – June 8, 2018) – Community organizations seeking volunteers will now have a one-stop ‘hub’ thanks to the partnership between Jewish Family & Children’s Service and the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix.  Called the Mitzvah Hub, this online portal will house information on a wide variety of community organizations seeking volunteers.

This joint effort, formerly known as the Jewish Community Mitzvah Project Booklet, will include projects that benefit organizations in the Jewish community that raise awareness and importance of supporting Jewish needs both locally and around the world as well as Jewish organizations, irrespective of the religion of their beneficiaries, which are consistent with Jewish values.

“We are excited to launch the revitalized Mitzvah Hub, offering opportunities for Jewish organizations in our community to find volunteers willing to help,” said Jody Goldman, volunteer coordinator at Jewish Family & Children’s Service.  “We’re accepting submissions now for projects and are expecting to launch the site in the fall.”

To submit your organization and community projects, please complete Mitzvah Hub submission form at https://www.jfcsaz.org/volunteer/.

Once launched in the fall, the Mitzvah Hub will be a valuable resource for anyone wishing to do community service projects as an individual, family or group as well as students seeking volunteer opportunities in the Jewish community in order to fulfill school service hours and/or Bar/Bat Mitzvah requirements.

About Jewish Family & Children’s Service

Jewish Family & Children’s Service (JFCS) is a non-profit, non-sectarian organization that strengthens the community by providing quality behavioral health and social services to children, families and adults of all ages, in accordance with a Jewish value system that cares for all humanity. At JFCS we hope for a future where families are strong, where our elders are cared for and where children are safe. Our dedication to our mission is strengthened by our commitment to our core Jewish values that honor community and the continuity of the generations.

About the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix

The Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix has been serving the Valley’s Jewish and greater community since 1941. The Federation is a collective of professionals, lay leadership and generous donors and supporters working together to improve the lives of Jews locally and globally.

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