Family Friendly Projects  

We've gone through and picked out projects we think would be great for your family.

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Projects for all ages
Projects for ages 12 and up
Projects for ages 15 and up


Projects for kids of all ages


 
AT THE DCJCC



You don’t have to travel far to have an impact throughout our community.  Choose one of the projects hosted at the DCJCC and your contributions will be felt across the region. 

Donations Sorting
Holiday Card Making for the Homeless
Thoughtful Treasures for Childrens Inn, NIH
9:30 am - 12:00 pm Shift 1
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm Shift 2
NW, DC
9:00 am - 9:45 am Shift 1
10:00 am - 10:45 am Shift 2
NW, DC
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Shift 1
1:30 pm - 2:15 pm Shift 2
2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Shift 3
NW, DC
DELIVER A GIFT, A MEAL,
AND HOLIDAY CHEER



Sign up as a team. Volunteer teams will make several stops to homes to drop off a meal or gifts for families. NOTE:  A “Team/Vehicle” must have a minimum of 2 adults required.

Basilica of the National Shrine
Community Council for the Homeless
Iona Senior Services
9:15 am - 12:00 pm  
9:00 am - 12:00 pm  
10:00 am - 12:30 pm  
ORANIZATIONAL SUPPORT


Interested in a little bit of everything? These activities range from distributing gifts to organizing donations.

Community of Hope – Girard Street
9:00 am - 11:00 am NW, DC
Community of Hope – Mississippi Ave
9:00 am - 11:00 am SE, DC

SERVE A MEAL


Put on an apron and spread holiday joy with a meal and a smile. These projects involve serving meals and visiting with clients as wel
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Coalition for the Homeless: Sullivan House
Calvary Women's Services
Fisher House: Kesher Israel Project
Interfaith Works: Becky’s House
Interfaith Works: Watkins Mill
Loaves and Fishes
Loaves and Fishes
 9:00 am - 11:00 am VA
12:00 - 3:00 pm SE, DC
9:30 am - 12:00 pm NW, DC
9:30 am – 12:00 pm NW, DC
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MD
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm MD
9:00 am – 1:15 pm: Shift 1 NW, DC
11:00 am- 1:15 pm: Shift 2 NW, DC
THROW A PARTY



Join volunteers to help organize and lead activities to engage and entertain residents of group homes, homeless shelters, and senior centers.  The DCJCC will provide games, crafts, and desserts to help add to the festivities.

Jewish Foundation for Group Homes:
At Fannie and Elias Gelman Home
At Sydney and Sarah J. Brown Home

1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
VISITS



Escorting a resident to lunch, playing a game of cards, working on an arts & crafts project, or visiting a hospital room, will give you the chance to brighten someone’s day.

Brinton Woods 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Capital Caring Halquist Inpatient Center 10:00 am - 1:00 pm Shift 1
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Shift 2
Culpepper Gardens 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Deanwood Rehabilitation and Wellness Center 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Greenspring Village 10:00 am - 11:30 am Shift 1
2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Shift 2
Seabury Resources for Aging Home 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Stoddard Baptist Nursing Home 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Washington Home 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
We Are Family 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Projects for ages 12 and over


ORGANIZATIONAL SUPPORT
These activities range from distributing gifts to organizing donations.

A Wider Circle 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Martha's Table 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
PREPARE A MEAL
Do you like to chop, dice, slice, and prepare food? Then this may be the project for you.

Cooking for Calvary 8:30 am - 10:30 am


SERVE A MEAL



Put on an apron and spread holiday joy with a meal and a smile. These projects involve serving meals and visiting with clients as well.

Rainbow Place 7: 30 am - 11:00 am Shift 1
11:00 am - 2:30 pm Shift 2
Hebrew Homes of Greater Washington 11:15 am - 1:15 pm Shift 2

THROW A PARTY




Join volunteers to help organize and lead activities to engage and entertain residents of group homes, homeless shelters, and senior centers.  The DCJCC will provide games, crafts, and desserts to help add to the festivities.

Community of Hope Apartments 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Green Ridge House 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Hebrew Homes of Greater Washington 1:15 pm - 3:30 pm Shift 3

VISITS



Escorting a resident to lunch, playing a game of cards, working on an arts & crafts project, or visiting a hospital room, will give you the chance to brighten someone’s day.

Access Housing, Inc. 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Emery House/Emery Work Bed Program 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Hebrew Homes of Greater Washington 7:45 am - 11:30 pm Shift 1
Saint Elizabeth’s Hospital of Mental Health 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Projects for ages 15 and over


 


PREPARE A MEAL



Do you like to dice, chop, and prepare food? Then these projects may be for you.


Food and Friends 8:30 am - 10:30 am
N Street Village 8:00 am - 11:00 am

SERVE A MEAL



Put on an apron and spread holiday joy with a meal and a smile. These projects involve serving meals and visiting with clients as well.


Charlie’s Place 6:15 am - 8:45 am

PAINTING

Join Behrend Builders on D25
Behrend Builders at Roosevelt High School 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Erica Steen
Director, Community Engagement
(202) 777-3255

Randy Bacon
Director, Behrend Builders
(202) 777-3244

Elena Frenkel
Coordinator, Engagement and Community Service
(202) 777-3207

Mil Dranoff
Coordinator, Behrend Builders
(202) 777-3245

Patricia Beakes
D25 Day of Service Coordinator
(202) 777-3243

General Inquiries
volunteer@washingtondcjcc.org