Impact DC & Day of Impact

Impact DC & Day of Impact

The Jewish Federation’s Impact DC and Day of Impact!

Celebrate
Impact DC: An Evening of Philanthropy

Join us on Thursday, October 18 for a night of dancing and schmoozing with fellow 20s and 30s in DC, while you support the extraordinary work of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

Thursday, October 18
8:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.

National Union Building
918 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004

Cost: $150
$50 couvert includes open bar and kosher hors d’oeuvres + $100 tax deductible gift to The Jewish Federation)

Make an additional gift of $30 to join Federation’s Chai Society and gain access to Federation events exclusively for philanthropic young leaders in our Jewish community.

Cost for Ben-Gurion Society donors and their guest: $50 each
Please email Jackie for the registration codes.

Volunteer
Day of Impact

Choose from a variety of volunteer projects on Sunday, October 21 and get a hands-on opportunity to directly help those in need in our community during this incredible day of impactful service work!

Sunday, October 21
Times will vary by project

Six Service Projects
Located in DC, MD and VA

Choose Your Area of Impact
Jewish Identity
Jewish Education
Vulnerable Populations
Inclusive Community
Emergency Response
Israel & Overseas

Day of Impact Projects

Ramp It Up!

Your Impact: Inclusive Community
Partner: Yachad
Shift 1: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Shift 2: 12:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
PG County: For security reasons, address will be provided closer to the event.

Help complete a wheelchair ramp for a 12-year old girl born with quadriplegia. Work with Federation’s partner Yachad to put the final touches on her new ramp by staining it, installing lattice siding, and beautifying the area with plants and flowers.

Mitzvah Snacks & Storytime

Your Impact: Jewish Education
Partner: Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
4715 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20011
This is a family-friendly project.

Learn about Federation’s work in advancing Jewish education for our collective community by participating in a tikkun olam-themed Hebrew Story Hour at Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School.  Children, ages 3-6, will have the opportunity to learn what a mitzvah is, and then see it in action by creating snack bags for Martha’s Table!

Emergency Kits for Kids

Your Impact: Emergency Response
Partner: Covenant House DC
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
For security reasons, location will be announced closer to the event.

Covenant House Washington (CHW) works to protect, support and transform the lives of youth ages 18-24 experiencing homelessness, disconnection and exploitation. Volunteer in one of their emergency housing facilities and prepare winter emergency kits to be given out to kids still living on the street.

Food Recovery for Families

Your Impact: Vulnerable Populations
Partner: Nourish Now
Shift 1: 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Shift 2: 12:30 p.m.-2:00 p.m.
1111 Taft Street, Rockville, MD 20850

Nourish Now specializes in food recovery, providing donations from grocers, caterers, restaurants, bakeries and other food donors for the benefit of children, families and the elderly, as well as shelters, food pantries, and other organizations working to end hunger. Pack meals for families in the area, and learn about how Nourish Now works to end hunger in Montgomery County.

Sharing the Light: Shabbat Candle Kits

Your Impact: Israel & Overseas
Partner: Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Sixth and I: 600 I Street NW, Washington, DC 20001

Federation strives to expand opportunities to connect with Israel and Jewish communities around the world. Craft two sets of matching Shabbat candles, one for yourself, and one to be brought to Budapest with our Women’s Philanthropy mission. As you light your candles each week, you can think about our global community who’s doing the same around the world.

Network & Nosh

Your Impact: Jewish Identity
Partner: University of Maryland (UMD) Hillel
11:00 a.m.
University of Maryland (UMD) Hillel: 7612 Mowatt Lane, College Park, MD 20740

Federation works to empower all community members to deepen their connection to Jewish community, values, culture and tradition. Join us for a casual brunch to impart your advice as a local young leader to UMD Hillel seniors to deepen their connection to the Greater Washington Jewish community outside of their college Hillel experience. Students will ask questions about ways to engage in the DC Jewish community, how to begin looking for jobs and more.

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QUESTIONS:
Contact Jackie Subar at jackie.subar@shalomdc.org or 301-230-7204.

Impact DC is Young Leadership of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s signature philanthropy celebration to honor the extraordinary impact our generation is making here in DC, in Israel and around the world.

Register for Impact DC and Day of Impact

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Thank you to our Impact DC Sponsors:

     Cozen O'Conner