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Make a difference this Mitzvah Day 

This Mitzvah Day (Sunday 18 November) you can make a huge difference to babies, children and young people living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions in your local community, by giving a couple of hours to help Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice. We have fun activities for volunteers of all ages to get involved in: 

Collect-a-thon: We are looking for donations of good quality pre-loved items that will be sorted at Noah’s Ark on Mitzvah Day. We are looking for good quality:

•    Clothes
•    Bags
•    Shoes
•    Books

Sorting Squad: We are looking for volunteers to sort through all the donated items at the Noah’s Ark E-Centre on Mitzvah Day (Sunday 18th November) for a couple of hours between 12pm – 4pm. 

‘Make Your Mark For the Ark’: Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice is building ‘The Ark’ and we are inviting all the commuters at King’s Cross Train Station to make their mark by taking part in an interactive Noah’s Ark mural that will be set up on Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 November. We are looking for volunteers to help at the stand for a couple of hours anytime between 7am – 7pm.  Commuters can help colour in the giant mural of The Ark sensory garden.

What is Mitzvah Day?

Mitzvah Day is a Jewish-led day of social action. Brings together people of all faiths, and none, to give their time. It’s the largest multi-faith day of social action in the UK and is partnering with Interfaith Week.

Alison Goodman, Director of Income Generation and Communications, Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice, explains more about the day: “On Mitzvah Day, we give our time, not our money, to make a difference to the community we live in. It introduces people to social action, to their neighbours and to local charities. Jewish led, it brings people of all faiths and none to volunteer side by side, to get to know each other. We’re building The Ark, a state-of-the-art building which will very much be a community hub for families across North and Central London.

To volunteer please email Rebecca Lowe, Community Fundraising Coordinator at