Santa Mitzvah 2021

$796   raised
GOAL: $1,200

11 days to go

10

 Donors

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All donations to this charitable cause are collected by Jewcer, and donations exceeding the fair-market value of goods/services received are qualified under Section 501(c)(3) as tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

We plan to hand out 150 gifts to homeless people in downtown Los Angeles on December 24th 2021.

There are over 161,548 homeless people in California, with 66,436 in Los Angeles. Skid Row in downtown LA houses the biggest homeless community. There was an estimated 7% rise in homeless during the coronavirus pandemic.  The aim of Santa Mitzvah is to raise awareness of the crisis and bring a smile and a bit of love to homeless people during the festive season. Marcus is the “Santa with Tsit-Tsit” and will be joined by Alfred Kendrick, a celebrity fitness trainer, model and Capoeira expert.

On December 24th 2021, we plan to give out 150 gifts to homeless people in downtown Los Angeles. The gift packages will include various items fun items to bring a smile, and we plan to give warm hats or gloves, personal care/grooming items and more. Every package costs $6, and the more funds we raise, the more gifts we can give.

Please donate what you can, whether it’s enough for 1 package or 100 packages. If we beat our goal of raising $1200, we may have to get some more Santas. Thank you for being part of Santa Mitzvah!

SANTA MITZVAH 2019

SANTA MITZVAH 2019

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Santa Mitzvah is dedicated to Anit Berger, who died Oct. 18 2018 at the age of 29, a day after she was struck in a hit-and-run accident in Ventura County, CA.. Anit was 29. a good friend was dedicated to helping the homeless and making people feel loved. Her energy felt present when I walked Skid Row. This project is dedicated to her memory. To get involved: www.santamitzvah.org

 

 

 

 

Support this cause and make a difference

Your donation is tax deductible!

All donations to this charitable cause are collected by Jewcer, and donations exceeding the fair-market value of goods/services received are qualified under Section 501(c)(3) as tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

More Ways to Learn About this Cause

  • November 26, 2021 2:59 am

    Fantastic results so far! Thank you so much to our first round of donors. The campaign is warming up – as will our homeless gift recipients when we give them some winter clothing – and we have not officially launched yet. To action!

2021-11-28
Josh Sacks
$36
"Happy festive season!"
2021-11-26
Anonymous donor
$6
2021-11-26
Anonymous donor
$6
"Merry Christmas Marcus and all the homeless x"
2021-11-26
Anonymous donor
2021-11-26
Anonymous donor
2021-11-25
Anonymous donor
$500
"So great that you’re helping the community"
2021-11-25
G&B in GB
$50
"Its a wonderful thing to do once again Santas Alfred & Marcus...and all your elves. Have a wonderful event, stay safe and bring joy to everyone x"
2021-11-25
RJ Jones
$36
"Awesome!"
2021-11-25
Christine K.
$72
"I love it. Thank you for doing this."
2021-11-25
John Cohen
$36
"Good luck on a very inspiring project!"

Santa Mitzvah 2021

$796   raised
GOAL: $1,200

11 days to go

10

 Donors

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Campaign by
Marcus J Freed
CA, USA

Marcus J Freed is a Jewish community activist, educator, actor/writer and business consultant. He has worked in the Jewish community for over 20 years, taught and performed for over 100 communities in 18 countries. His books include 'The Kosher Sutras: A Yogi's Guide to the Torah' and 'The Kabbalah Sutras: A Yogi's Guide to Counting the Omer'. Marcus writes the 'Satirical Semite' column for the Los Angeles Jewish Journal. Discover more: www.marcusjfreed.com

United States, Los Angeles

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