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Community Service

Alanna Olken As far as my community service activities go, the occasions are many. Since before I could stand, I have participated in marches and walks, first in a stroller, then in a wagon, then on roller blades, then on a scooter. I’ve been strolled, rolled, and walked through the Aids Walk, The Breast Cancer Walk, and numerous Labor Union …

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Liana Segan Through doing community service for my Bat Mitzvah, I have come to recognize that I can make a difference by reaching out and being of help to others. I chose to work with two populations I have a personal connection with: gays and lesbians and the elderly. For my service with the elderly I went to the Hebrew …

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Abigail Lienhard Cohen Before starting work on my bat-mitzvah preparations, I had already done some community service — some of it with the congregation, and some at school. I raised money with the Congregation for the AIDS Walk and helped out at Green Chimneys, an organization that houses teens in the foster care system. With my school, I participated in …

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Danielle Nourok A part of my Bat Mitzvah process was to do community service. I had to do thirteen hours, each hour representing a year of my life. My first choice was to work with animals because I thought it would be fun, but most shelters wouldn’t let me volunteer because of my age. Instead, I found a place called …

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Kyra Zimmerman For my community service, I did several different activities. I wanted to find activities that would help those in need generally, but would also be of personal importance to people in my life. All the different activities were meaningful to me and will effect me forever. My first activity involved an animal shelter. Sabrina who is my bat …

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Abigail Cheskis For my bat mitzvah I have done many community service activities. The main activity I did was making blankets out of fleece for children at a shelter run by Westhab. Westhab was founded in 1981 with the purpose of providing homes to homeless people in Westchester County. By now they have moved 4,000 families into permanent homes. This …

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Sabrina Frank To meet the requirements for my Bat-Mitzvah I had to complete a certain number of hours of community service. This is a very broad assignment because there are many people and organizations that need help. I ended up donating my time to help the Brooklyn Animal Resource Coalition, the Hudson Guild after school program in the Chelsea Housing …

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Sophie Silverstein When thinking about community service, I found myself interested in three causes — people, animals, and the environment. I felt that if I contributed to each of these fields, I would learn about three diverse topics and feel good about doing my part. I originally hoped to help out at the ASPCA and delivers meals to AIDS patients …

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Yoela Koplow For my community service project, I did two things. The first project I did was called “Operation Chicken Soup”, where I cooked food that would be given to two different homeless shelters. The “Operation Chicken Soup” was organized by the JCC. I signed up because I love to cook. Several kids came together and split up into two …

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Emily Dyke At first, seeing the list of community service options that I could choose form was a bit overwhelming, but exciting at the same time. I wanted to try everything and didn’t really know where to start. I decided to go for variety and range of experience. However, once I completed my service requirement, I realized that anything I …

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