Mitzvah Match 2020

Each of us can still make a difference in the lives of others during this unprecedented time. Look below for a volunteer Mitzvah Match that’s right for you.

If you are in need of support, scroll down to the “Get Help” section of this page to connect to community resources.

VOLUNTEER

OPPORTUNITIES

Jewish Federation

Jewish Federation of Orange County has launched a volunteer data base to create a support network within the Jewish community. The platform is accessible through their homepage: www.JewishOC.org.  

Second Harvest

Second Harvest Food Bank in Irvine has initiated a Truck Brigade to distribute boxes of shelf-stable food door-to-door. Volunteers between the ages of 18 and 64 who own pickups mid-sized or larger are needed to help deliver food boxes to pantries. Call 949-653-2900 or click the button below to volunteer.

City Net Homeless Support

City Net is a robust team of nonprofit professionals working in multiple cities to end street-level homelessness. During COVID-19 they are in need of homemade face masks and assembled meal kits.

United Way OC

As the nation responds to the COVID-19 pandemic, help is needed to support Orange County United Way’s non-profit partners that are providing essential services to those who are food and housing insure.  Volunteers are needed to assist in a number of ways. Click below to earn more.

GET HELP

Jewish Federation

Jewish Federation of Orange County is committed to helping people find assistance and support during the COVID-19 outbreak. If you have a need please fill out the Federation’s online form by clicking the button below.

Congregational Support

Many of our local synagogues and Chabad houses are working to support their members in need. If you are connected to a local congregation, visit their website or contact the office to learn what support services they may have in place.

DONATE

JCoOC’s Tzedak-a-the-Month Club fund allocates 100% of contributions donated toward the purchase and delivery of urgently needed food and supplies for OC’s vulnerable homeless population. To donate and learn more click here.

As communities encounter COVID-19, City Net is working diligently to implement plans that align with those of public health officials and community leaders. Click here to support the Collaborative’s campaign to purchase 15,000 sanitizing wipes as part City Net’s COVID-19 Hope Fund drive.

Orange County United Way is raising money to establish emergency relief fund to support OC’s most vulnerable during COVID-19 response. Click here to support their Pandemic Relief Fund.

The OC Community Resilience Fund is a collaborative response by the Orange County philanthropic community seeking to strengthen and support community-based organizations who serve vulnerable communities most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.

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