Local Jewish groups participate in Community Service Day
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Recently, more than 11,000 Jewish teens from around the world came together in order to serve their communities and make a difference.
The Jewish Community Youth Foundation (JCYF), Gesher LeKesher: Bridge to a Connection Peer Leadership program, Beth El East Windsor's Pre-Kadima and Teen Volunteers participated in J-Serve Princeton, International Day of Jewish Youth Service and Areyvut's National Mitzvah Day.
The Community Service Day volunteers took part in different projects at Beth El Synagogue in East Windsor, The Jewish Center in Princeton, JCC Princeton Mercer Bucks in West Windsor. They enjoyed creating over 100 craft and Lego kits for the children of Chai Lifeline and will be used for recreation for hospitalized children.
Chai Lifeline's mission has been to restore the light of childhood to those whose innocence ended when a life-threatening or lifelong illness was diagnosed. Through programs that address the emotional, social, and financial needs of seriously ill children, their families, and communities, Chai Lifeline restores normalcy to family life and better enables families to withstand the crises and challenges of serious pediatric illness.