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MJE Annual Blood Drive & Mitzvah Fair!

November 20, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

- Free

Sunday Novemeber 20, 11 am – 1 pm*
MJE Annual Blood Drive & Mitzvah Fair

Free Admission | MJE West

Help us honor the memory of Jill’s father, an avid blood donor, by participating in this day of chesed!
**Please note that if you intend to donate blood, after registering on eventbrite, you must also make an appointment**

Mitzvah Fair Activities 

Mezuzah & Tefillin checking
Shatnez testing
Israel Lone Soldier Center Ping Pong Tourney!** (more info)
Cardmaking for IDF Soldier Bone Marrow Donors with Ezer Mizion USA
Jscreen Genetic Testing* (more info)

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*IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO PARTICIPATE IN JSCREEN GENETIC TESTING…

Special discount: Receive $25 off the already redued rate of $149 – with insurance (normally an $1100 test)

    1. Pre-register by visiting JScreen.org and requesting your kit
    2. Select ‘MJE2016’ from the ‘how did you hear about JScreen’ dropdown
    3. Enter your insurance information on step 2
    4. On step 4 enter the coupon code ‘MJE2016’ and click ‘apply’
    5. Pick up your salvia screening kit at MJE between 11am-1pm

**ABOUT THE PING PONG TOURNEY!

When we visited The Lone Soldier Center in Tel Aviv, they said what they could really use is a ping-pong table for the soldiers to play with to blow off steam and have some fun! We want to get them one!

We are therefore having a Ping Pong Tournament to raise money as part of our MJE Annual Blood Drive & Mitzvah Fair! Our goal is to raise $3600. $1800 will go to the Lone Soldier Center so they can buy a ping pong table for their soldiers as well as other items of need. The other $1800 will sponsor an MJE participant to go to Israel this summer who would otherwise not be able to afford to visit.

We ONLY have spots for 32 teams, so sign up now to reserve your spot!! We will have a prize for winning team! More info soon…

INSTRUCTIONS TO SIGN UP FOR THE PING-PONG TOURNAMENT

If you would like to participate in our Ping Pong Tourney to raise money for IDF The Lone Soldier Center, please do the following:

 

1. DONATE
Donate HERE ON OUR YOUCARING PAGE (minimum of $18 for one person, minimum of $36 for a team of 2 – though the more the better!). In the memo, please include your team name. Please consider donating even if you don’t want to enter the tournament!

2. REGISTER
Please register you or your team on eventbrite. CLICK TO REGISTER

A. If you are registering as a team please choose the PING PONG TOURNAMENT TEAM ticket.
B. If you are registering without a partner, please choose the PING PONG TOURNAMENT SINGLE ticket.


Complete Schedule

9:15am – Minyan Madness
10:15am – Class with Rabbi Wildes on Loving Kindness
11am-1pm – Peak Blood Drive and Mitzvah Fair Hours
*The peak hours are 11am-1pm, but Blood drive will continue until 3pm if you can’t make it during those hours.

If You’re Donating Blood, Remember to…

Hydrate
Be sure to drink plenty of fluids on the day of your donation

Wear Something Comfortable
Wear clothing with sleeves that can easily be rolled up above the elbow.

Bring a List of Medications You Are Taking
We will need to know about any prescription and/or over the counter medications that may be in your system.

Bring an ID
Please bring either your donor card, driver’s license, or some form of photo ID.

Bring a Friend
Bring along a friend, so that you may both enjoy the benefits of giving blood.

Maintain a Healthy Level of Iron in Your Diet Before Donating
If possible, include iron-rich foods in your diet, such as spinach, broccoli, red meats, raisins, etc. For more info, click below…

Partnering Organizations

Jscreen
Ezer Mizion USA
The Lone Soldier Center
Friendship Circle

This event is sponsored by Jill and Mark Wildes in memory of Jill’s father, Irwin Brandfon z”l

 

Details

Date:
November 20, 2016
Time:
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
http://mjemitzvah.eventbrite.com/?aff=website

Organizer

Natalie | MJE East
Email:
natalie@jewishexperience.org

Venue

MJE – West
131 W86th St. 10th fl.
New York, NY 10024 United States
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Phone:
212-787-9533
Website:
www.jewishexperience.org