On Sunday, May 4, 2014, Temple Sinai of Roslyn and Temple Beth Sholom, will join together for a rewarding, community-building experience at their annual Mitzvah Day. The day begins with a free pancake breakfast at Temple Sinai at 9:00 am, the “price” of admission being a non-perishable food item per attendee.
As part of Mitzvah Day, there will be a Blood Drive from 8:30 am to 1 p.m.
Highlights of the day will include making and delivering dinner to a family in need, helping clean –up and prepare Sunrise Day Camp,a camp for children with cancer and their siblings, a pizza party for the youth of the St. Christopher Otillie school for disabled children, art projects for children of all ages, clean up of the 9/11 garden, a “Nothing But Nets” Basketball Tournament to raise money to prevent malaria in Africa, and various collections, including clothing and toiletries for the INN, blankets, towels and sheets for the North Shore Animal League, books for “Book Fairies” , caps for “Caps Count”, prom dresses, gently used men’s suits, eyeglasses and sneakers.
Mitzvah Day is a hands on opportunity to feel the joy of helping others and teaches the values of appreciation and generosity to those who participate. More than that, it brings a true sense of compassion and kindness to the many underprivileged children and families who so need our help.
Temple Sinai of Roslyn is located at 425 Roslyn Road, Roslyn Heights, New York. For more information about Temple Sinai/Temple Beth Sholom Mitzvah Day call Temple Sinai 516-621-6800. For more information about Temple Sinai or its many programs, please contact Ethel Liebeskind at 516-621-6800 or visit our website at www.mysinai.org.