Book Donations

Donate your gently used children’s books to The Children’s Trust Books for Free; and your young-adult/adult books to Exchange for Change.

Boys & Girls Club

Help us spruce up the Boys & Girls Club’s indoor basketball court and complete various painting projects.

Buddy System MIA

Support Buddy System by making PB&J sandwiches and donating nonperishables alongside TBAM’s Social Justice Teen Fellowship.

Camillus House

Join us by preparing and serving lunch to Camillus House residents or donate new toiletries, gently used adult clothing, and new packs of adult undergarments.

Casa Valentina

Spread positivity and beauty at Casa Valentina by making mosaic, positive messaging garden stones.

Chapman Partnership

Help create “move-out kits” for residents leaving the Chapman Partnership facility by donating various home and kitchen items, toiletries, board games, new undergarments, books and school supplies.

Deering Estates Coastal Mangrove Clean-Up

Participants receive an educational and positive environmental experience and can help as citizen scientists by cataloging and reporting the collected debris.

Food Rescue for Black History Month

Pick up food from donors (e.g., Trader Joes) and transport them to Gibson Park where you will help set up the donation area and distribute food to attendees (and perhaps even participate in a cooking lesson with donated items).

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces (FIDF)

Support Israel Defense Forces (IDF) via the Friends of the IDF (FIDF) by writing cards, decorating pillowcases, and recording supportive video messages to send to the soldiers.


Join us to assemble necessities for Jewish Adoptive Foster Care Options (JAFCO) children headed to summer camp.

JCS Kosher Food Bank

Enjoy a family friendly morning to support Jewish Community Services (JCS) and the Kosher Food Bank.


On Mitzvah day, a group of 10 LEAP graduates will receive private instruction from accomplished local entrepreneurs on branding and building a business and make high-end beaded bracelets to sell in their boutique.

Lotus House

Beth Am families and Lotus House residents together will explore and enjoy the magic of the Museum through a craft activity, playtime in the museum exhibits, and pizza.

Make a Mitzvah… Knit & Crochet!

Bring your knitting needles, yarn, or whatever crafting project you’re working on to provide to our Clergy who will give your works of art, love and comfort to congregants and local organizations.

Miami Lighthouse for the Blind

Please support Miami Lighthouse for the Blind through donations for drop off at Temple Beth Am.

Miami Rescue Mission

Serve meals to the unhoused in Wynwood at Miami Rescue Mission! Please also support by donating personal hygiene products (shampoo, soap, women’s sanitary products), clothes, and pantry food items at TBAM.

Miami Waterkeeper

Volunteers for Miami Waterkeeper will learn about the negative impacts of marine debris and microplastics before embarking on a citizen science marine debris clean-up on the beach.


Donate blood to enhance the health and well-being of others through OneBlood’s work with blood and stem cell products and by facilitating scientific research.


Help freshen up the sensory room for seriously challenged children with a new coat of paint at PATCHES.

Redland Dog Sanctuary

Redland Dog Sanctuary will collect cleaning supplies, towels, blankets, beds, dry/wet dog and cat food, cat litter, wee wee pads.

Ronald McDonald House Charities of South Florida – Adopt a Meal

Prepare a home-cooked dinner and participate in a craft project for out-of-town families with children receiving treatment at Jackson Memorial Hospital with RMHC.

The Garden at TBAM

Join our TBAM Garden and Fairchild Garden’s Connect-to-Protect Network for a morning of education, garden maintenance and children’s crafts.

TiKVA Children’s Home

Create and send handwritten letters or cards of love and hope to the children from TiKVA Children’s Home who have been displaced from their home by the war in Ukraine and now live in Romania.

Voices for Children

Socialize with the youth from Voices For Children and help them learn how to properly swing.

Whispering Manes Therapeutic Riding Center

Help paint and spruce up the facilities at Whispering Manes. This organization serves children and adults with special needs and disabilities by offering an opportunity to develop a therapeutic relationship with horses to improve self-esteem and general healing.

Mitzvah Day Leadership

Rabbinic Advisor

Rabbi Rachel Greengrass

Mitzvah Day Co-Chairs

Rebecca Holljes, Judy Cowan, Shelley Jacoby, Tina Forster, Janice Baisman