Annual Events

Infusing the volunteer spirit into the community throughout the year, JVC coordinates four events which coincide with local, statewide and national days of service:  Governor’s Day to Serve in September, Mitzvah Day on December 25th, MLK Day of Service in January and Good Deeds Day in April.

Mitzvah Day (December 25, 2016):

In its 11th year, JVC has created this local event with projects focused on providing for others who may need assistance at this time of year.  Join thousands of volunteers as we do good in Baltimore! Project sites are located around the community.

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MLK Day of Service (January 16, 2017):

Honoring the legacy of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Americans across the country serve their communities on this day in a variety of ways. As part of this National event JVC is proud to partner with organizations throughout the Baltimore community to enable individuals to participate in this collective effort.

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Good Deeds Day (April 2, 2017):

Launched in 2007 in Israel by businesswoman and philanthropist Shari Arison as a means for individuals to come together and positively change the world, by 2015 nearly 1 million people around the globe took part in the effort.  As part of this international event JVC plays an active role in connecting volunteers to projects and places around the Baltimore community.

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Day To Unite (September 11, 2016):

Join JVC on Day to Unite in conjunction with Governor’s Day to Serve! Begun as a collaboration in 2012 by the governors of Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and the District of Columbia, Governor’s Day to Serve is a day for politics to be set aside and for the communities throughout this region to volunteer their energy for at least one day towards a greater good.

As part of this regional event JVC will be partnering with organizations and coordinating projects in Baltimore.

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