Congregation B'nai Israel

2710 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604 | (203) 336-1858 | |

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June Mitzvah Morning

June 12, 2022 - 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

For our June Mitzvah Morning Project, we will be working with Camp HOPE America, a program managed by The Center for Family Justice (

Camp HOPE America is a summer camp specifically for children from Fairfield County who are victims of domestic abuse. The camp provides a clinically proven program designed to help these children overcome trauma in order to lead more hopeful and resilient lives.  For two weeks during August, Camp HOPE America campers will spend time at Camp Hi-Rock in the Berkshires enjoying activities in the outdoors, while receiving critical counseling and therapeutic services.

On June 12 at 10:00 a.m., we will meet at B’nai Israel to help pack trunks for the campers.  Many of the campers are lacking the essential items they will need for their time away, so we are looking for B’nai Israel volunteers to help provide them.  Some supplies we are looking for include backpacks, batteries, flashlights, fleece blankets, water bottles, laundry bags, and pillow cases.

Volunteers can bring these items to Mitzvah Morning, or are welcome to drop them off in the B’nai Israel lobby the week before the event. 

Volunteers can also purchase items off the Amazon Wishlist:  Any items purchased on the Amazon wishlist will be delivered directly to B’nai Israel. Gently used items are welcome as well.

Please register for the event here.

For additional questions, contact Nina Silberman at or Mitch Weinstein at We look forward to seeing you there.


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