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Programs for Teens & College Students


Mitzvah Party

Mitzvah Party is a custom-fit program designed to offer a group of volunteers (friends, student groups, business cohorts) a chance to have a hands-on-experience repairing an area house, group home or community center side-by-side with those being assisted. This program is ideal for individuals looking to host an event for a special occasion (birthday, anniversary, bar/bat mitzvah), a team building exercise, or a group project. Hosts can customize their project's time, day, location, etc. Bar/Bat Mitzvahs are encouraged to use this program as their mitzvah project. Generally we request that our volunteers are 14 years and older, but if you are interested, please contact us.
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Ramp it Up!

Ramp it Up! with Yachad is a summer program for high school students who have completed their freshman year of high school. Students spend the week building an accessibility ramp for a lower-income homeowner or family member with disabilities. Teens earn up to 30 hours of volunteer service hours, learn leadership and building skills, and gain a priceless life experience.
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We the People Federal Holiday Day of Service

We the People is a program, open to individuals. Every federal holiday Yachad sponsors the repair of a single family home, community center, or group house in Washington, DC. A nominal fee with participation is suggested to help support the program.
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