Sara & Samuel J. Lessans Good Deeds Day

Join the Global Movement!

On Sunday, April 7, 2019, join us for the annual Sara & Samuel J. Lessans Good Deeds Day,
along with hundreds of thousands of volunteers from around the globe for a day of giving back.

Be a force for GOOD in the world.

For more information, please contact Ruth Lamberty at

Good Deeds Day is made possible by Drs. Ellen & Stuart Lessans, in loving memory of Sara &Samuel J. Lessans.

Register today at a location near you!

Bender JCC of Greater Washington
Rockville, MD

Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School
Washington, DC

JCC of Northern Virginia
Fairfax, VA

Or, register with one of 2019 partners below!
If the partner organization is not hyperlinked, contact that organization directly to inquire/register for their
Good Deeds Day project.

Did you know? As a Greater Washington community member, you are part of the largest Good Deeds Day community partner in North America.

What is Good Deeds Day? Good Deeds Day is an annual, international celebration of Doing Good! Join more than two million volunteers around the world for this day of service.Roll up your sleeves and make an impact through a variety of hands-on volunteer projects.

What types of service projects can I take part in? Whether you want to dance the day away with senior citizens, prepare and serve lunch to the homeless, help unite dogs with their forever homes or even help clean up a local park, your perfect project awaits. Let’s show the international Jewish community Greater Washington’s passion for social action!

 What’s the history behind Good Deeds Day? Businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison conceptualized the idea for Good Deeds Day, and launched it in 2007 by Ruach Tova (“Good Spirit” in Hebrew), the leading organization in the field of volunteering in Israel. Good Deeds Day celebrates the value and importance of giving back to the community we live in.