Mitzvah Day unites all ages in effort to help Jewish Ottawa and whole city, Louise Rachlis reports.
“People need some hope,” said Chris Johnson, a representative from StreetSmarts, as he encouraged young Mitzvah Day volunteers to put a note in their Bracha Bag care packages.
StreetSmarts is a Jewish Family
Services’ outreach program that offers resources, referrals and basic supplies to Ottawa’s downtown homeless population. [Read more…]